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There are over 800 places in the library for students to study in.The library has three kinds of study area; silent study, quiet study and group study. Please make sure you understand what each of the areas are for and choose the right one for your study needs.
Whilst in these areas please respect others around you by adhering to the rules that apply.
If you have any concerns about the noise levels in the library please do get in contact with us. The three main ways you can do this are:
We are very keen that the rules that apply in the different study areas are maintained for the benefit of everyone.
In these areas you will see red triangular signs.
The main things to remember in this area:
The main silent area is on the ground floor in the law library (0A).
However the individual study rooms on 1A are also designated as silent study rooms. Final years, postgraduates and staff can book these rooms. They are available for other students during the evening and at weekends.
More information and to book an individual study room
In these areas you will see yellow diamond shaped signs.
The main quiet study areas are located on floors 1A, 1B, 1C, 2B and 2C.
In these areas you will see a green rectangular shaped sign.
These areas are located in GA (basement), 0B (foyer), 0C and 2A.
There are group study rooms located on floor 0C for students to use. These are for group study only and include computing facilities.
More information and to book a group study room
The Library Assistive Technology Centre is a quiet study area in a room on floor 2A of the library where students who are registered with Access Solent, can get access to additional resources and special software packages.
We do allow some food and drink in the library but please note that no hot, greasy or smelly food (eg take-aways) should be brought into the library. Only bottled drinks and drinks with lids should be consumed in the library.
Please help keep these areas tidy by clearing away any waste into the bins provided. Thank you.
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Page last updated on Monday 19 October 2015 at 2.27pm.
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