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.
Quiet Zones: The 3rd and 4th floors past the elevators, the Curriculum Collection on the 3rd floor, and room 264 on the 2nd floor are designated Quiet Zones. See Quiet Zone policies for more details.
Group Study Rooms: The library has 37 group study rooms located on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th floors which can seat from 4 to 8 people. Each group study is equipped with a computer and whiteboard. Markers may be checked out at the Service Desk on the 1st floor. Group study rooms on the 4th floor may be reserved up to a week in advance.
Presentation Practice Rooms: Two large group study rooms on the 2nd floor (248B and 201D) are equipped with large wall-mounted monitors and recording devices to allow students to practice and record presentations.
Meeting Place 2: The 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 the Technology Services Desk and hooked up to a large screen ceiling-mounted monitors. Current MTSU students, faculty, and staff may reserve the Meeting Place 2 for 3 hours at a time up to three months in advance.
Meeting Place 4: The Meeting Place 4 is a semi-enclosed space in room 446 on the 4th floor. It is large enough to accommodate 36 people and features flexible furniture and movable whiteboard partitions. A laptop may be checked out from theTechnology Services Desk and projected through two large screen ceiling-mounted monitors. Current MTSU students, faculty, and staff may reserve the Meeting Place 4 for 3 hours at a time up to three months in advance.
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.
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.
TeamSpot: Located in the Research Commons on the 1st Floor, the TeamSpot features a wall-mounted large screen monitor and software capable of displaying several laptops at once. Sharing ideas with your study partners is easier than ever.
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.