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First Year Students: Library Spaces

An introduction to the library's resources for first year students.

Group Study Rooms

There are group study rooms throughout the library.  Group study rooms can be reserved for 2 hour blocks using this link:

Most group study rooms contain collaborative technology, allowing you to connect your laptop or wireless device to a projector or smart-board so that you can collaborate with your group members more easily.  Instructions on how to use the technology can be found in each of the group study rooms.  You can also contact IT Support should you have additional questions about how to use the technology.

ITS: 989-964-4225

Group Study Room, 1st Floor

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Group Study Room, 3rd Floor

Active Learning Lab

The Z-111 Active Learning Lab, is located on the library's first floor is primarily used for instruction.  The lab contains movable furniture and collaborative technology. You can find the Z-111 schedule online by clicking here:

Z-111 Active Learning Lab Schedule.

Z-111 Active Learning Lab


Individual Study Spaces

Individual study spaces are located throughout the library.  The library's 4th floor has been designated the library's quiet floor.  You will find the Roberta R. Allen Reading Room on the 4th floor of the library.  This is a silent space for students to use.  On rare occasions, the Roberta R. Allen Reading Room will be closed for events but in all other instances is open for student use.  

Roberta R. Allen Reading Room, 4th Floor

Individual Study Space, 1st Floor