21 May 2012
|Warner Research Center Plan as published in October 2011|
If all went well – TODAY the new microfilm research room at
1 opened! NARA
A new Microfilm Research Room is scheduled to open on Monday, May 21, 2012, in the
Robert M. Warner Research Center
in the National Archives
It will house 27 researcher carrels, 5 public use computers (and printer),
custom millwork bookcases, and a custom millwork staff control desk at the
entrance to the room. From the old room will come microfilm and microfiche
cabinets, map cases, DVD spinners, and more than 150,000 microfilm reels. While systems furniture panels and work
surfaces that form the carrels will be reused from the old room, the fabric and
trim will be new. Washington, DC
If you are a DC-area researcher, please let us know what you think?
Editors Note: A few months ago when I was last there it was clearly undergoing reconstruction though I did benefit from the already increased number of Microfilm Scanner machines (the kind where you can put found items on a USB stick) which was very nice!
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