Florida Polytechnic University opens with a bookless library

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Florida Polytechnic University is so new that it has only been open for a few days. It's the latest campus in the Florida State University system, has plans to be part of a new Silicon Valley East, and boasts a striking main building designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.

And a library with no books.

The main building is the Innovation, Science and Technology Building, which is where most of the 500 new students will spend their time in class. Its second floor includes the Commons, an area that includes its library services.

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