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Biology group study room Biology group study room Biology (Falconer)

The group study room in the library contains a round table with four to six chairs. The room is small but cozy, and is first-come, first-served.

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...

Bing Wing, Green Library Green Library group study rooms Green

Seven study rooms, each with space for groups of up to six people, are available outside the main reading rooms in the Bing Wing. Most rooms are equipped with white boards, and one (outside the Jonsson Social Science Reading Room) has a smart board as well.

Policies:

  • Rooms are...
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...

Tanenbaum Room, Green Library Mary M. Tanenbaum Room Green

The Mary M. Tanenbaum Room includes one large antique table and chairs for six people.

Policies:

  • Available on a first-come basis
  • Two-person minimum
  • Please observe a two-hour limit while others are waiting
  • No food or drinks are allowed

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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...

One of the study areas in the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library Chemistry & Chemical Engineering study area Chemistry & ChemEng (Swain)

The back reading room in the chemistry study area contains an abundance of natural light and two large tables that are great for spreading out your research materials.

The reference room contains an abundance of natural lighting, too, as well as four large tables.  A scanning workstation...

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....

Earth Sciences study rooms Earth Sciences (Branner)

Two study rooms are available, one with four chairs and one with six chairs.

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 (...
Large instruction room in Cubberly Library Education instruction room Education (Cubberley)

The large instruction room seats 30 with tables and chairs that can be configured in a variety of ways.  There is also a large Smart Board and white board, and a laptop with Smart Board software is available for checkout.  This room can be...

One of the two group study rooms in Cubberley Library Education group study rooms Education (Cubberley)

Two rooms in the Education Library are designed for group study, each with an eight-person capacity. Both rooms have white boards and projection screens, and the library has projectors that can be checked out for use in the rooms. One room contains a 46-inch LCD monitor and can be...

One of the study areas in the Education Library Education study area Education (Cubberley)

The study area in the Education Library includes two long tables with comfortable seating, six armchairs, four foot stools, and two end tables.

 

 

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...

A student studies at a computer in Meyer Lobby Meyer lobby Meyer

Meyer Lobby, which is open 24 hours a day, offers dual-boot Mac/Windows computers, color and grayscale printers, laptop-support displays, and group study areas.

 

Group study space on the 2nd floor of Meyer Library 2nd floor Tech Desk & group study area Meyer

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 a projection system.

The Meyer Technology Service Desk provides access to a wide variety of multimedia...

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.

Biology group study room Math & Statistics group study room Math & Statistics

The group study room in the library contains a round table with four to six chairs. The room is small but cozy, and is first-come, first-served.