Library Zones: Silent & Quiet Study Areas

Within the library there are different types of study zone, we have …

study areas key

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Before identifying where the silent and quiet study areas are located, let’s look at the layout of the library.

The publicly accessible part of the library (the Tower is a staff only area) has four levels which are split between two wings; the East Wing and the West Wing.

You enter the library on level 3, this is where the cafe and our service desks e.g. Issue Desk, Information Desk, and IT Support are located.

map of library

 

Silent Study Areas

As the name suggests these areas are for silent study only; that means talking and mobile phones are prohibited in these areas.

There are many silent study areas located in the library; lets look at the library floor by floor:

On our floor plans silent study areas can be identified by a red spot  

East Wing

Level 1: There are two silent study areas, located either side of the main entrance.

Level 2: There are two silent study areas, located either side of the main entrance.

Level 3: All the study spaces located on this level are for silent study only.

Level 4: Also known as the Law Library – the whole of the Law Library is a silent study area.

West Wing

Level 1: There is a silent study room located on the furthest corner of this level.

Level 2: There is a small collection of silent study desks located to the left of the Folios.

Level 3: This level mainly consists of the Study Hall, which is a group study area – there is a silent PC Room located to the left of the main stairwell.

Level 4: There are three silent study rooms on this level: Training Room 3, the Postgraduate PC Room (far side of the gallery) and the Silent PC Room (next to Training Room 3)

 

Quiet Study Areas

Within the quiet study areas quiet conversation is permitted, and we ask that you change your mobile phone to silent mode.

There are many quiet study areas located in the library; lets look at the library floor by floor:

On our floor plans silent study areas can be identified by a yellow spot 

East Wing

Level 1: There are only silent study areas on this floor.

Level 2: There is a large quiet study room located on the far side of the floor (from the main entrance turn right)

Level 3: There are only silent study areas on this floor.

Level 4: Also known as the Law Library – the whole of the Law Library is a silent study area.

West Wing

Level 1: There are only silent study areas on this floor.

Level 2: There is a large quiet study area located on the far end of the floor.

Level 3: This level mainly consists of the Study Hall, which is a group study area – there are no quiet study areas.

Level 4: There are two quiet study areas on this level; the area next to the newspapers and the gallery walkway.

 

Please be considerate of your fellow student and abide by the rules of the study area you are working in. 

 

If you have any difficulties locating a specific study area please ask at the Information Desk or use our floor plans 

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