Cornell Puts a Lawn in the Library

Library Journal had  a recent blog posting by Meredith Schwartz about Cornell University Library’s installation of an “indoor lawn”:

“It’s increasingly popular for college and university libraries to soothe the savage undergraduate at finals time by providing a dose of contact with nature. Therapy dogs are a common choice, but the Cornell University Library went a more unusual route, installing a ”green sward” which remained there through December 14.”

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