Frequently Asked Questions - Study Areas

1. Are there quiet study areas in the Library?
All of level 9 and the south side of level 10 have been designated as Quiet Study Areas. Room L1168 has been designated as a Silent Study Room during restricted hours. Note: The Curriculum Laboratory is a teaching laboratory and is specifically designed for group work and teaching. It is not a quiet study area.

2. Where can my group go to work on a project?
We have 23 Group Work Rooms, 16 of which are bookable, situated on levels 10 and 11.  The others are on a "first-come, first-served" basis.  For information on booking a group work room, check out our Booking FAQs.  Please note the Group Work Room Use Policy.

3. Do I need to book a Group Work Room?
Eight of the Group Work Rooms on level 10 can be booked, as can the eight on level 11; the rest are available on a "first-come, first-served" basis. For information on booking a group work room, check out our Booking FAQs.  Please remember that groups of two or more take precedence over individual users.

4. Can one person use a Group Work Room as their personal study space?
These rooms are designated for groups of two or more. [More]

5. Are the work rooms wired for computers?
Yes, you can plug in your laptop in any Group Work Room. Please remember to bring your own cables or borrow one from the General Services Desk on level 10.

6. Are the work rooms equipped with data projectors and computers?
The work rooms are not equipped with data projectors and computers. The rooms are, however, equipped with high definition screens and there are several portable carts with data projectors and computers for use in the group work rooms.

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 Content Revised: September 10, 2014

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