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Group Study Rooms

The McClay Library

A total of 23 group study rooms are available in The McClay Library, designed to facilitate and encourage collaborative work. The rooms provide discussion and study space for groups of 5 to 13 students. All are equipped with a PC. The larger rooms feature either a plasma screen or fixed projection facilities.

Queen's students are able to book group study rooms in advance, using an online booking form which can be accessed from the services section of Queen's Online.

Bookings may be placed for periods of between 1 and 3 hours for use on the same day or the following day. A minimum of 2 students may make use of a room - they are not intended for single study.

The Library Group Bookings page displays current bookings. The bookings are also displayed on plasma screens within The McClay Library.

Most of the study rooms are located on Floors 1 to 3. Two study rooms are located within the Extended Hours Study Room and two are located in the ground floor silent study rooms. Floorplans display room locations on each floor. These plans are also available by the lift on each floor.

The rooms are distributed as follows:

  • Ground Floor: Rooms 1, 2, 1a & 2a
  • First Floor: Rooms 3 to 7
  • Second Floor: Rooms 8 to 16
  • Third Floor: Rooms 17 to 21

Please note: if you are late turning up to your room booking (more than 10 mins ) another group  may use the room for that hour.

You may cancel your booking on Queen's Online or by clicking on the cancel option on your booking confirmation email.


Medical Library and Biomedical Library

The Medical Library has 3 group study rooms that are bookable at the Borrower Services Desk up to 2 weeks in advance. Group study rooms are equipped with projection facilities and laptops can be borrowed for use in the rooms. A minimum of 2 students may make use of a room - they are not intended for single study.

The Biomedical Library has 1 group study room which can be booked at the Borrower Services Desk up to 1 week in advance. The room is equipped with a PC workstation. A minimum of 2 students may make use of the room - it is not intended for single study.

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