Putting the finishing touches on a $7.8 billion capital program to rejuvenate New York City, Gov. Mario M. Cuomo last week unveiled the funding package for an $80 million technology and information center in Manhattan.

The Science, Industry, and Business Library, which is scheduled to open in 1995 on the Fifth Avenue site of the old B. Altman's department store, will contain more than 2 million volumes in such fields as advertising and marketing, banking, insurance, real estate, communications, robotics, artificial intelligence, and engineering.

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