Academic Library Signage

Duke University Libraries had outdated and inconsistent signage throughout all of their libraries. They wanted to improve their signage, but they also had budget constraints for this project.

ClientDuke University Libraries
DateAugust 2014


  • Content audit of all library signage
  • Team approach to suggesting solutions
  • Created signage style guide and rollout plan

Signage style guidelines were disseminated to all necessary staff. New signage was printed and installed prior to the Fall 2014 semester. The goal of this project was to make all library signage consistent and increase user self service in the library.

Photo of sign in Perkins Library for lost and foundPhoto of Duke Card Instructions sign in Perkins LibrarySign in academic library next to the circulation desk. Image of signage content inventoryImage of part of Duke University Libraries' signage guidelines