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Music Library reference room Music reference room Music

This room contains music reference materials, current periodicals, two study tables, two study carrels, and some soft seating. The Women's Philharmonic score collection is available here for browsing.

Study area at Miller Library Marine Biology study area Marine Biology (Miller)

Seating includes three large tables with seating for 12, six lounge seating with ottomans, 12 individual study carrels, and a small table with seating for two.

Lathrop Library Tech Lounge Lathrop

This study area offers 22 dual-boot Mac/Windows computers, color and grayscale printers, laptop-support displays, group study areas, moveable furniture, wide-screen monitors, and projection systems.

The Tech Desk...

Engineering Library study area Engineering Library study area Engineering (Terman)

The Engineering Library's study space contains a variety of furniture for students' study needs, including study tables, study booths, individual study carrels, and an outdoor balcony.

Equipment available in the study area includes seven Dual Boot iMacs with SUL-supported software, a Dell...

Computer area in the East Asia Library East Asia study areas East Asia

There are three main study areas in the East Asia Library:

  1. North study area: One large group study table (10 seats); one small group study table (four seats); eight individual study carrels
  2. South study area: One large group study table (...
Periodicals reading area, Earth Sciences Library Earth Sciences study areas Earth Sciences (Branner)

This study space contains large tables, couches, comfortable chairs, and individual study carrels with power outlets for laptop users.

Other equipment includes three dual boot Mac computers, three book scanners (including one oversized scanner for atlases), and a color printer....

One corner of the Bender Room Bender Room Green

The Albert M. Bender Room offers beautiful views of the Quad and the hills beyond campus, as well as comfortable seating and a quiet atmosphere for study, leisure reading, and reflection. The Bender Room contains a non-circulating collection of books of current and classic interest, both fiction...

Jonsson Social Sciences Reading Room Jonsson Social Sciences Reading Room Green

The Jonsson Social Sciences Reading Room facilitates a range of social science learning and research activities. It contains a social science reference collection of over 15,000 volumes, including classic texts, new and notable publications, and current issues of core journals in the social...

A student enjoys one of the comfortable chairs in the Lane Reading Room Lane Reading Room Green

The Lane Reading Room houses the Humanities and Area Studies Resource Center. Traditional study and reading space is complemented by wireless Internet access and computer workstations. The room offers printed reference collections and specific "mini-collections" devoted to important topical...

Art & Architecture Library group study room Art study room Art & Architecture

The study room, located on the lower level of the Art & Architecture Library, contains twelve chairs and five tables, all of which are moveable and can be rearranged. The room may be used for quiet study, small groups, or class sessions. Groups and classes must reserve the room in advance;...