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There are over 900 places in the library for students to study, and about 400 with a computer.
Check the availability of computers in each area
Computers in some areas of the library are now bookable. We also have a number of bookable individual and group study rooms in the building.
More information and to book a study room or computer
The library has three kinds of study area:
Please respect others around you by choosing the right area for your study needs and 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. All Solent students and staff can book these.
More information and to book and 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 0B and 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 on the ground floor 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 Friday 7 September 2018 at 4.05pm.
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