Group 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 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 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.
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.
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 with Library technology or your personal equipment at the Technology Services desk on the 1st floor past the elevators. Phone: 615.898.5666.
Laptops, graphing calculators, cables, phone chargers — Technology Services desk on the first floor; 4-hour checkout. More info.
Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, SPSS, and more. View the list of software available in the library.
Schedule a 30-minute one-on-one appointment when you need in-depth task-specific assistance on a multimedia software application.
In 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.
Call: 615.898.2817 (option 3 for research help)
Chat: Use the chat box to the right during open library hours.
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Walker Library is where students get work done, and MTSU has a hardworking student body.
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.