Queen's libraries include the McClay Library, the Medical Library and the Biomedical Library. Study spaces in each are designed to suit the way you want to work. 

Facilities include

  • PC Workstations
  • Individual study booths and tables
  • Group study rooms
  • Silent and whisper zones (McClay and Medical Library), whisper zones (Biomedical Library)
  • Relaxed study space where conversation is allowed/ encouraged (Medical Library - Fry Room)

Click here for information on safety measures that have been taken in the McClay, Medical and Biomedical Libraries.

View of McClay Library Atrium from above

Group Study Rooms

Bookable rooms for group work

Book online
Students at PCs in McClay Library Atrium

Computing in the Library

Availability and assistance

Work online
Female student studying in the McClay Library

C.S. Lewis Room

A peaceful alternative

Come and study

RESPECT YOUR LIBRARY

Everyone should have a positive experience using the library. Please show respect for other users. 

R Reserving seats: you can leave your desk for up to thirty minutes                CSE Conversation box stating - 'Last year our Library study rooms received a 98% satisfaction rating'

E Eat only in designated areas

   (temporarily relaxed - you can now bring in cold food to eat at your desk)

S Silence in silent study areas

P Please only whisper in the whisper zones

E Everyone deserves the right to a positive working environment

C Comments and feedback welcome

T Tidy up before you leave