University of Limerick
The New Glucksman Library in University of Limerick has recently opened. The new building and the refurbishment of the current library will provide state-of-the-art facilities and an extra 1,200 study spaces. Reflective of how students and researchers use libraries today, the transformed library will provide technology-rich, creative and inspirational spaces to meet current and future needs. The aim is not just to add extra space but to create an outstanding facility which will provide for the needs of the University long into the future and distinguish UL as an innovative and pioneering institution.
Storage Systems Limited was awarded the contract by Bam to fitout the new library with mobile shelving to house the special collections archives such as books, photographs and mixed media. This installation comprises of 700 bays of Bruynzeel Compactus Manual Mobile Shelving fitted out in 4 archive rooms. All side frames apart form the front frame of each row is open type providing maximum air circulation for the archive library books and other items stored on the shelves. Static library sheving and plan chests with 10 drawers were also installed as part of this project.