Dierra Rowland, 19, of Philadelphia, studies at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania library in Indiana, Pennsylvania, near a shelf of books marked with red stickers, meaning they might be removed from the shelves. IUP is planning to remove tens of thousands of books that have little or no readership. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)

Dierra Rowland, 19, of Philadelphia, studies at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania library in Indiana, Pennsylvania, near a shelf of books marked with red stickers, meaning they might be removed from the shelves. IUP is planning to remove tens of thousands of books that have little or no readership. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)

A library without books? Universities purging dusty volumes

Faculty members who make their living in the stacks voiced outrage.

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