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Group Study RoomGroup Study Rooms: Group study rooms on the 4th floor may be reserved up to a week in advance. Each seats 4 to 10 people and is equipped with a computer and whiteboard. Additional study rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors are available on a first come, first served basis. Usage policy.

Meeting Place 2Meeting Place 2: Meeting Place 2 is a semi-enclosed space in room 248 on the 2nd floor. It is large enough to accommodate 16 people and features flexible furniture and movable whiteboard partitions. A laptop may be checked out from Technology Services and hooked up to a large screen ceiling-mounted monitor. Usage policy.

Presentation Practice Presentation Practice Rooms: Practice and record your presentation. Three large group study rooms on the 2nd floor (248B, 262B, and 201D) are equipped with large wall-mounted monitors and recording devices to allow students to practice and record presentations. Usage policy.

Other Library Spaces

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Group Zones
: The 1st and 2nd floors, Group Study rooms on all floors, and room 446 on the 4th floor are designated as Group Zones. While individuals may work here, collaboration is encouraged and noise levels may be elevated.

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Quiet Zones
: The 3rd and 4th floors past the elevators are designated Quiet Zones. See Quiet Zone policies for more details.

Graduate Research Carrels: Graduate students working on long-term research projects may apply for a study carrel along the back of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors. Graduate Research Carrels are individual units with a work surface and a small lockable storage area for books and papers. Complete the linked form and return it to the Service Desk on the 1st floor. More info: 615-904-8533.

Research Commons: . The Research Commons on the 1st floor is a place to access, collaborate, create, and get help. Over 100 individual and team computer workstations, modern, flexible furnishings, and expert technical staff and research librarians are at your fingertips.

The Lounge: Located on the 1st floor near the Technology Services Desk, The Lounge features soft seating, newspapers, popular magazines, and a collection of NY Times Bestsellers that you may check out for 2 weeks.

Get Help

Get help with Library technology or your personal equipment at the Technology Services desk on the 1st floor past the elevators. Phone: 615.898.5666.

Computers in the Library

  • PCs — all floors; group study rooms.
  • MacsMakerSpace (2nd floor)
  • Laptops—Technology Services desk, 1st floor past the elevators; 4-hour checkout. More info.
  • Guests—check in at the Service Desk on the 1st floor for a temporary login.


  • Black & white printing: All floors
  • Color printing: Standard color printers are available on the 2nd floor. Custom color prints are 30 cents at Tech Services on the 1st floor. Charges go on your library account and must be paid online. More info.
  • 3D Printing: Technology Services desk; $4.00/hr, $2.00/hr for academic projects. More info.
  • Copiers: 1st floor Reference area for students/staff/faculty; 1st floor near Tech Services for visitors. More info.
  • Scanners: There are 39 scanners in the Walker Library. One scanner is located on the first floor in the Research Commons, and 38 are located on the 2nd floor. A printer/copier/scanner is located near Tech Services on the 1st floor for visitors.
  • Guests: A printer/copier kiosk is located near Technology Services on the 1st floor. Black and white copies/prints are $.10 each, and color is $.40.

Borrow Equipment

Laptops, graphing calculators, cables — Technology Services desk on the first floor; 4-hour checkout. More info.

Software in the Library

Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, SPSS, and more. View the list of software available in the library.

Tech Coach

Schedule a 30-minute one-on-one appointment when you need in-depth task-specific assistance on a multimedia software application.


  • 3D Printing, Laser Etcher, CNC Machine, Makeblock parts, soldering station, Raspberry Pi, virtual reality, and more
  • Makerspace Equipment Training

Wifi and Charging Stations

  • Wireless internet access is available in the library. See this page for system requirements. Contact the Technology Services desk (1st floor) at 615-898-5666 for assistance.
  • Rapid charging stations are located near Tech Services on the 1st floor and on the 2nd floor balcony.
  • Phone chargers and ethernet cables are available for checkout at the Technology Services Desk.

In PersonIn Person: Visit us at the Reference/Information desk in the 1st floor Research Commons any time for research help, or visit the Technology Services desk past the elevators on the 1st floor for technology help.

phone Call: 615.898.2817 (option 3 for research help)

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Walker Library is where students get work done, and MTSU has a hardworking student body. 

Dean Bonnie Allen

Libraries have changed more in the past twenty years than at any other time in their long history. The changes have primarily been driven by the birth of the internet and the evolution of communication that has followed. The landscape of publishing and access to information has been redefined to emphasize electronic media for its ease of access effectiveness for research. 

While technology is the engine that propels us forward, we have not lost the personal touch in any manner. Students find the Library as a safe haven. The faculty and staff of Walker Library provide expert assistance, instruction and even encouragement to students every day. We see students’ lives change as we work with them to complete their education.

Through our staff, collections, and innovations, Walker Library is dedicated to sustaining a vibrant and forward looking learning environment that contributes to our student’s success.

Please accept my sincere appreciation for your past support of Walker Library and present consideration of the library’s future. 

--Bonnie Allen, Dean of Walker Library