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The University Library provides study spaces to students within the building.
The four Group Study Rooms located on the 2nd floor can be reserved by groups of 2 to 6 individuals for up to two hours per day per room.
The Large Group Meeting Room (6+ individuals) on the 2nd floor can be reserved by student study groups or small student organizations for meetings. This room is also available to be booked for up to 2 hours per day.
The Library also offers study rooms on the 1st floor that are on a first come, first served basis. These rooms can be used by single individuals or by small groups. There is a minimal noise requirement in these rooms, as these rooms are adjacent to our Quiet Study Area on the 1st floor.
The 8th Floor is designated as a quiet study floor. Please report any noise issues to the Reference Desk or Circulation Desk on the 1st floor.
Finally, we have spaces where students can record or just practice their power point or oral presentations or any other type of classroom presentation. The Flash Studio is located on the 2nd floor, room 214, and can be reserved by students. Additionally, there are 6 Media:scape Pods available to students who need to share content from multiple personal computers on one screen.
Use LibCal to schedule your room and time. Your group must be composed of two or more students.
Arrive at your group's scheduled time, bring your student ID (Flash Card), go directly to the room. If there are any questions, ask at the first floor Ask Me Desk in the University Library.
The Flash Studio is an easy to use video recording studio for producing high-quality presentation and lecture recordings. Equipped with a high-definition video camera, microphone, and video light, the automated controls allow the user to record their presentation without any previous video production experience. Insert a USB flash drive into the desktop control panel, wait 15 seconds for everything to power up, push a button, and you’re on! The studio can be used with our without supporting visuals such as PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Keynote. When you’re done presenting simply press the stop button, wait a few seconds for the video to finish copying to your flash drive, and then remove it. The system powers down and your flash drive now contains a standard format video file of your presentation. The studio allows users of any experience level to create videos quick and easy, at the push of a button, and without having to know anything about lights and cameras.
View or download instructions for using the Flash Studio (PDF).
For instructional support on the use of the Flash Studio contact the Student Multimedia Studio by phone at (330) 672-0221, through email at email@example.com or in person on the 1st floor of the University Library.
The Flash Studio can be reserved for up to two hours (based on availability) using the LibCal.
The Flash Studio is reservable during the service hours of the first floor Student Multimedia Studio. At all other times, the Flash Studio is available on a first come, first served basis. The room can be reserved for up to two hours a day up to two weeks in advance. Users of the Flash Studio must check out a key card from the first-floor circulation desk for access.
Please note: This studio is intended for individuals or groups to record or practice presentations. Additional Group Study Rooms are also available on the second floors of the Main Library and can be reserved using the LibCal. There are also study rooms on the first floor of the Main Library that are available without scheduling.
Users of the Flash Studio agree to the Flash Studio Policy and Use Guidelines.
There are six Media:scape pods on the fourth floor of the main library. Students are able to share individual content from their personal laptops with other group members using a large 42" flat screen monitor. Viewing is controlled by each member of the group using Media:scape's media well and Show-Me cables. Each pod has a "connect and share" environment; laptops are connected to the Media:scape through the HDMI port on your personal laptop. Special adapters for Apple computers are available for check out at the first floor Circulation Desk.
To schedule a Media:scape Pod on the Fab Fourth:
Use LibCal to schedule a pod. Arrive at your scheduled time and go directly to your pod. If there are any questions, please ask at the Ask Me Desk on the first floor of the library.