Libdesign: Design Thinking in Librarie

Dept 58 - International Relations Department
Dept 58 - International Relations Department


RegionJihomoravský region
Title of the ProgrammeCZ07 - Scholarship Programme
Title of the ProjectLibdesign: Design Thinking in Librarie
Project Website

Number of the ProjectNF-CZ07-ICP-4-341-2016
Project Promoter

Masaryk University

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Univerzita v Oslu

Objective of the Project

Design thinking, service design, participatory design, HCI design – these are all concepts that are growing in importance. Design has become a crucial contributor where established innovation processes have struggled and it is recognized as a tool for improving public services (see for example One of the possible areas for design thinking is the development of new services in libraries. The main outputs of the project was a joint methodology for the use of design thinking in libraries and the methodology for or engaging students in innovation projects in libraries. The methodologies will be used both by the academic staff and students of the Department of Information and Library Studies at Masaryk University and by the staff and students of the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo. In addition, the methodologies will directly serve the needs of academic libraries that are interested in improving their services.

Approved grant

1 071 841,50 CZK / 40 447 €

Project DurationStart date: 01.01.2016, End date: 30.09.2016