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Group Study Rooms

Queen's libraries provide a large number of Group Study Rooms to facilitate and encourage collaborative work. These rooms provide discussion and study space for small groups of students and are equipped with a computer and either a plasma screen or projection facilities.

Each study room is equipped with a PC, projector and projector screen. Please use the cleaning stations to sanitize your study space before and after your timed slot. 

GROUP STUDY ROOM LOCATIONS

McClay Library - 32 rooms: 29 for group study and 3 for individual study.

Medical Library - 3 rooms:

  • Rooms 1 and 2 maximum occupancy = 4
  • Room 3 maximum occupancy = 2 (Also has an interactive electronic whiteboard)

Biomedical Library - 7 rooms:

  • 5 rooms for group study (maximum occupancy of 5 people in each)
  • 2 rooms for individual or parent/child study. 

Distribution of Group Study Rooms within the McClay Library

Ground Floor - 13 rooms - Numbered G1 to G13

First Floor - 6 rooms - Numbered 3 to 7A

Second Floor - 9 rooms - Numbered 8 to 16

Third Floor - 5 Rooms - Numbered 17 to 21

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Rules

Time Slots

McClay Library: Bookings are for an hour, on the hour. A maximum of three consecutive hours may be booked on any one day.

Medical Library: Bookings are for an hour, on the hour. A maximum of 4 consecutive hours may be booked, Monday to Friday, according to opening hours. 

Biomedical Library: Bookings are for an hour, on the hour. A maximum of 2 consecutive hours may be booked, Monday to Friday, according to opening hours. 

Cancellations

Group study rooms are in high demand so it is important to cancel the booking if it is no longer required. This can be done either via Queen’s Online or using the link on the booking confirmation email.

Ten Minute Rule

If a room is not occupied within the first ten minutes, the entire booking is forfeited and the room is made available to other students.  

Advanced Booking

Students with a Disability

Advanced booking of study rooms is available to students who may, for example, need to work with a support provider, use assistive technology, or who are particularly sensitive to noise/lighting. Referrals are made from the University’s Disability Service. Reservations should be made at least 48 hours in advance.

Parents with a Dependent Child

Parents are welcome to bring their children into the Library as long as they are closely supervised at all times. Advanced booking of the individual study rooms is available to parents who wish to spend time studying in the building whilst accompanied by their child. Reservations should be made at least 48 hours in advance to the Library Office.