Study & Meeting Spaces

Reserve a Library Space

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

Group Icon
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 icon
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.