10 Biggest College Libraries

Labyrinthine stacks good for more than reading
By Victoria Floethe,  Newser User
Posted Jan 11, 2009 7:09 AM CST
Harvard's Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library.
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(Newser) – Whether your purpose is to study, flirt or nap, college libraries are "labyrinths" of opportunity. The editors of College on the Record list the biggest, and why they like them.

  1. Harvard (13,617,133 books): "Because size matters."
  2. Yale (9,932,080 books): "Because it’s funny to think how little time Dubya must have spent there."

  1. University of Illinois-Urbana ( 9,024,298 books): "Because it’s the only loveable thing about Illinois."
  2. UC Berkeley (8,628,028 books): "Because you know Berkeley students have ripped out pages from books to roll joints."
  3. University of Texas (7,495,275 books): "Because hicks read, too."
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