National University of Ireland, Maynooth

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National University of Ireland, Maynooth - ConstructorGroup Ireland

NUI Maynooth have recently opened their new library extension to the John Paul II library, this new extension is 6,200 sqm and creates a total of over 10,000 sqm of library space. Storage Systems Ltd won a large contract to design supply and install Electronic mobile shelving for the new library building.

The Solution

 Compactus Dynamic Pro XTR mobile shelving is installed on 2 floor locations and is the  showpiece within the new library. This is the largest Bruynzeel electronic mobile shelving installation in Europe with public access.

Price, Quality, Health and Safety were all important factor in winning this contract as students will be operating the mobile shelving system. All mobile bases are fitted with motion detectors, photocells and MCMS – Motor current monitoring system, if the light beam on the motion detector or photocell is broken by a student or an obstruction is in the aisle, all movement of bases is automatically stopped.

Other special features include a power save mode automatic shutdown system which turns the power off on the mobile system at the end of each day.  The mobile shelving is complete with  dual access control which allows the system to be operated from the front and back of each  shelving row.The mobile shelving is finished in 6mm clear glass decorative end panels.


  • 130% Increased storage capacity
  • 52,000 periodicals stored
  • 30,000 special collection books
  • unique state of the art special safety features installed
  • largest Installation of Bruynzeel Electronic mobile shelving in Europe with public access.