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Watch a virtual 360-degree tour of BookBot library retrieval system

BookBot is a nifty book retrieval system at North Carolina State University's James B. Hunt Jr. Library. Here's a panoramic book's-eye view of the retrieval process.

These systems reduce storage space, allowing libraries to keep more books. This video shows a bit more about the interface managing 1.6 million books:

Virtual BookBot Ride 360° (YouTube / NCSULibraries2)