Michelle Kahn is a lecturer in the Library and Information Studies Centre at the University of Cape Town, where she also received her PGDipLIS and Master’s in LIS. One of her research interests is research data management, an area on which she is focusing for her PhD. Other broad research interests include e-resources and collection development. One of the PGDipLIS courses Michelle teaches is Resource Planning and Use; space planning is one of the topics covered in this course. Her presentation uses ideas put forward by students in their space planning projects to explore how they feel about library space.