In the Service of University Libraries
SIG Space

Special Interest Group for Library Space

The SIG-Library Space charge is to promote discussion and exchange of ideas about the design and delivery of library spaces and services across systems and cultures.


SIG-Space currently has eight members:

Kelly Miller (Co-Chair)Associate Dean for Learning and Research ServicesUniversity of Miami LibrariesUSA
Gry Bettina Moxnes (Co-Chair)Head of Section University LibraryOslo Metropolitan UniversityNorway
Martin BorchertDirector and University LibrarianUniversity of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)Australia
Michael CrumptonDean of the University LibrariesThe University of North Carolina United States
Lamia EidSenior Instructor, Associate Dean
The American University of Cairo, Main LibraryEgypt
Simone KiblerHead of Reader ServicesTechnische Universität Braunschweig Universitätsbibliothek | University LibraryGermany
Nathalie LeclairHead, User Engagement University of OttawaCanada
Kornelia TanchevaHillman University Librarian and Director, University Library SystemUniversity of PittsburghUnited States


Learning Space Toolkit

A model for institutions to plan and support technology-rich informal learning spaces. This Learning Space Toolkit includes a roadmap to guide the process along with tools and techniques for assessing needs, understanding technology, describing spaces, planning and delivering support services, and assembling space, technology, and services. The Toolkit is freely available as a resource on the web.


Applications and questions 
may be addressed to: