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Group study

This page contains information on the group study areas located in the Library branches across campus:


Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Group study rooms

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Cybertheque; Redpath Library Building, Street level - RS

  • 4 glass pods, with seating for 6 to 8 & computer hooked up to large flat-screen

Redpath Library Building; Main floor - RM

  • RM07A-G: 7 rooms, with seating for 4 to 6
  • RM22A-C: 3 rooms, with seating for 4 to 6
  • RM19B-C: 2 rooms, with seating for 4 to 6, whiteboard

Redpath Library Building; 2nd floor - R2

  • R2-02 / R2-02A / R2-06A / R2-07 / R2-10 / R2-14: 6 rooms, with seating for 6
  • R2-06B / R2-06C / R2-15: 3 rooms, with seating for 8
  • R2-08 / R2-09: 2 rooms, with seating for 4
  • Redpath Pod 1 - 3: 3 pods, with seating for 4

McLennan Library Building; 3rd floor and 5th floor - M3 and M5

  • M3-17A-B: 2 rooms, with seating for 10, projector and screen, whiteboard - 3rd floor
  • M3-37A: seating for 10, whiteboard - third floor
  • M3-37F: seating for 6, 2 whiteboards - third floor
  • M5-37A: seating for 20, 2 large tables - fifth floor; Please note: M5-37A is used as a seminar room from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and may only be booked for group study after 6 p.m. and on weekends.

Chalk and whiteboard markers can be borrowed from the Library Services Desk, located in the McLennan Building Lobby.

The Cyberthèque pods and other group study rooms can be booked online.

Group study areas

Group study seats are located throughout the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex, available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Redpath 2nd is an entire floor dedicated to group study, with approximately 430 seats (study rooms included).
  • On the main floor of the Redpath Library Building, there are 32 seats in open access space for multiple group study and conversation. The room is fully covered by the wireless network and all tables have electrical outlets.
  • The banquettes on the south west side of the Cyberthèque (Redpath Street) provide space for group study. Banquettes are equipped with jacks and electric outlets, board, and a small screen for projecting from laptops. 

 

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Macdonald Campus Library

Group study rooms

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  • 2 rooms on Level 2 (Rooms 201 and 202) with seating for 8 and one large table, whiteboard, large flat-screen monitor and VGA cable
  • 1 room on Level 3 (Room 308) with seating for 10 and one large table, whiteboard, large flat-screen monitor and VGA cable

Booking

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Marvin Duchow Music Library

Group study areas

  • Large tables are located on the 3rd and 4th floors.
  • A group listening area on the 4th floor allows several people to listen to CDs together.

Group study rooms

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  • 1 group study room, A401, located in the southwest area of the 4th floor. Seating for 4, with 1 table and 1 computer.

Seminar rooms

When not in use for courses or events, Music Library seminar rooms on the 4th and 5th floors (A410, A510, A512) are available to McGill students on a first come, first served basis. However, priority is given to music students and faculty requiring audio, video or presentation resources, and to music students and faculty requiring group-study or rehearsal space. McGill music students also have access to the A/V Active Learning Classroom (A412). Please note that the soundproofing capabilities of these four rooms can accommodate only small acoustic ensembles including piano, strings, woodwinds, and voice (no brass).

Reservations for the seminar rooms are managed by the Schulich School of Music. Consult the General Music Room Booking System for availability information. If you wish to request a booking for a music-related event, click on “Booking Request.” Note that the booking is only guaranteed once you have received a confirmation that the request has been approved.

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Nahum Gelber Law Library

Group study rooms

McGill Law students may book three large study rooms for group workshops at the Loans desk.

Moot rooms

  • Students who are members of competitive moot teams enjoy special library privileges for the period of the moot, including use of the 6 moot rooms on the 3rd floor.
  • Library materials may be signed out to these rooms and mooters are given after hours access to the library.
  • Authorization to use the rooms must be obtained from the Assistant Dean, Student Affairs. The authorization form may be brought to the Administrative Coordinator on the 2nd Floor of the library, who will explain the rules for usage.

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