Higher Education

Custom Library Shelving

Campus Library Shelving and Cabinets

Today’s College and University campuses are evolving. They are offering more degree programs and recreational opportunities that are boosting student enrollment. With these changes comes a growing need to better utilize existing facilities more effectively, expand facilities, and reduce new building footprints.  Spacesaver compact custom library shelving systems can be implemented in many different applications throughout the campus library at Universities in Nebraska and Iowa such as:

  • Spacesaver mobile shelving for Government Documents 
  • Spacesaver rolling shelving Special Collections at facilities
  • Spacesaver compact shelving that allows for Periodical Storage
  • Spacesaver custom library shelving for campus archives at Colleges in Nebraska and Iowa
  • Spacesaver shelving for Rare Book Collections 
  • Nebraska and Iowa Universities use Spacesaver custom library shelving for Media Storage in Libraries

Spacesaver offers innovative ways to efficiently store more in the same amount of space or reduce and reclaim valuable library space for other activities such as: coffee shops, group study rooms, reading & listening rooms, and additional technology. 

College of Charleston Adopts Compact Shelving

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University in Omaha Library Shelving

University in Omaha Library Shelving

Midwest Storage Solutions, Inc. worked with the Dean of Libraries at a University in Omaha, Nebraska to compact their Government Documents collection and reclaim valuable space for new Technology and additional group meeting rooms.
Iowa College Library Shelving

Iowa College Library Shelving

This college in North Western Iowa used Spacesaver shelving from Midwest Storage Solutions, Inc. to double their storage capacity as their enrollment had increased and their collection was growing.
Tulane University Law Library Storage Makes Room For the Past, Present and Future

Tulane University Law Library Storage Makes Room For the Past, Present and Future

In New Orleans, Louisiana the John Gitten Weinmann building for Tulane University Law School incorporated Spacesaver mobile shelving systems to store more than 500,000 volumes, making it the 33rd largest in size among law school libraries.

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Custom Cantilver Shelving Compliments Akron Public Library Architecture

Custom Cantilver Shelving Compliments Akron Public Library Architecture

Even the shelving was designed to complement the architecture of the building. A big challenge was the wide variety of items that needed to be stored — everything from small items, like cassettes, CDs, DVDs and videos, to books, periodicals, special collections and a 5-foot-long Soap Box Derby car.

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Touchscreen a Natural Fit for University Students

Touchscreen a Natural Fit for University Students

In order to make room for these collaborative areas, Dan Loreaux, an Account Manager at Donnegan Systems, a certified Spacesaver distributor located in Massachusetts, worked with Olga Verbeek, Salve Regina’s Director of Library Services, to install a 22-carriage mobile storage system to store a large amount of the physical book collection.

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Mobile Shelving Added to Double Storage Capacity at the Hale Library within Kansas State University

Mobile Shelving Added to Double Storage Capacity at the Hale Library within Kansas State University

Shortly after the renovation was complete, KSU Libraries staff realized they had a storage crisis. The collection was growing more rapidly than ever and building a new facility was not an option. The space crisis had to be solved within the confines of the new building.

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33 Linear Miles of Library Shleving at Central Michigan University

33 Linear Miles of Library Shleving at Central Michigan University

To house the combined collections, which were consolidated from several campus locations, would have required 75,000 square feet if stationary library shelving were used. By utilizing high-density mobile shelving, the university was able to reduce the space needs to 45,000 square feet, which contributed to a six-million dollar savings in construction costs.

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Children Library Spaces

Library Shelving, Repurposing Libraries, and Offsite Archiving

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Periodical Display

Manual High-Density Mobile Systems

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