Higher Education

Compact Library Shelving

Nebraska and Iowa Campus Libraries

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. 

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Local Compact Library Shelving

Nebraska and Iowa University Installations

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.
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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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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