Library of Michigan, Facing Cuts, To Drop Genealogy and Federal Documents
"We are committed to working with constituents that hold them dear and get those stakeholders to help identify what the needs are and who might be new stewards," State Librarian Nancy Robertson told LJ. "We’re hoping to work with genealogy community and find a solution by October 1."
However, she acknowledged that the documents collection poses an even greater challenge. "It’s trickier to find someone to take it— it’s vast, 1.7 million items," she said. "It takes up a lot of footprint of our space, and space is very expensive for the state."
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