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Group Study Rooms

See also: How to reserve a group study space and Group Space Policies

How to Use the Group Rooms

How to Use the Rooms

Monitors

You will need a laptop and either an HDMI or VGA cable.

Laptops, HDMI cables, VGA cables and Ethernet cords are available for checkout at the service desk. Laptops are only available for student checkout.

VGA

  • Plug your VGA cord into the appropriate port on your laptop.
  • Plug the opposite end of the VGA cord into the appropriate port on the black panel to the lower right side of the screen.
  • Click the on button.
  • Click VGA.
  • Turn on your laptop.

HDMI

  • Plug your HDMI cord into the appropriate port on your laptop.
  • Plug the opposite end of the HDMI cord into the appropriate port on the black panel to the lower right side of the screen.
  • Click the on button.
  • Click HDMI.
  • Turn on your laptop.

Apple TV

Connect your Apple device wirelessly in Group Rooms 1103 & 1105 and Group Area D in the Main Library Learning Commons using an Apple TV.

  • Press the on button on the black panel located on the lower right corner of the monitor.
  • Press the blank button underneath HDMI on the black panel.
  • Select AirPlay from the menu bar on your Apple device.
    • For Macbooks, the menu bar is the small white strip across the top of your screen. The AirPlay icon sits near the Wifi menu icon.
    • For iPads and iPods, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the Control Center.
  • Select the name of the Apple TV you wish to AirPlay to from the drop-down menu.
    • The name of the Apple TV corresponds to the name of the room it is in. Ex: To connect to the Apple TV in Group Room 1103, connect to the Apple TV named Learning Commons 1103.
  • * A 4 digit code will appear on the monitor.
  • Enter that code into the text box that appears on your computer monitor.
  • Make sure mirroring is turned on.

* If the Apple TV asks for an update please see the Main Library Service Desk for help.

To disconnect your Apple device from an Apple TV

  • Select AirPlay from the menu bar.
    • For macbooks, the menu bar is the small white strip across the top of your screen. The AirPlay icon sits near the Wifi menu icon.
    • For ipads and ipods, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the Control Center.
  • Select Disconnect AirPlay Display.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO DISCONNECT YOUR DEVICE FROM THE

APPLE TV BEFORE LEAVING THE ROOM.

Floor-to-Ceiling Writing Space

You may use dry erase markers to write on the glass surfaces in the study spaces. Markers are available at the Service Desk.

Floor to Ceiling Writing Space

List of Reservable Spaces

Private Group Rooms

Private Group Rooms

  • 18 private group rooms
    • 16 Rooms
      • Fit up to 6 people
      • 52” LCD monitor
      • HDMI & VGA input
      • Glass surface acts as floor-to-ceiling writing space
      • 2 USB charging outlets
      • 4 electrical outlets
      • Room Names
        • RES-LIB-LC-1110-RED – 6 desks
        • RES-LIB-LC-1111-RED – 4 chairs & 1 small table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1112-RED – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1113-RED – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1114-ORANGE- 4 desks
        • RES-LIB-LC-1115-ORANGE – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1117-ORANGE – 4 chairs & 1 small table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1118-ORANGE – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1130-GREEN – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1131-GREEN – 4 chairs & 1 small table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1132-GREEN – 6 desks
        • RES-LIB-LC-1133-GREEN – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1150-BLUE – 4 desks
        • RES-LIB-LC-1151-BLUE – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1152-BLUE – 5 chairs & 1 large table
        • RES-LIB-LC-1153-BLUE – 4 chairs & 1 small table
    • 2 Large Group Rooms
      • Located in South Lobby
      • Fits up to 12 people
      • Can be combined to fit up to 24 people
      • 80” LCD monitor
      • HDMI & VGA input
      • 2 USB charging outlets
      • 4 electrical outlets
      • Glass surface & room divider acts as floor-to-ceiling writing space
      • 1 Apple TV
      • Room Names
        • RES-LIB-LC-1103
        • RES-LIB-LC-1105

Open Group Areas

Open Group Areas

  • 6 open group areas
    • Fit 6-8 people
    • 80” LCD monitor
    • HMDI & VGA input
    • 2 USB charging outlets
    • 4 electrical outlets
    • Glass surface acts as floor-to-ceiling writing space
  • Group Area D
    • 1 Apple TV
  • Open Group Area Names
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENA
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENB
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENC
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPEND
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENE
    • RES-LIB-LC-OPENF

Desktop Computers

Desktop Computers

The Learning Commons has 90 dual monitor and express desktop computers for individual or group use. Computers are first come first serve. The Main Library also houses an ITC with 149 single monitor desktop computers on the second floor.

For computer availability see: Study Spaces Map

See Also: Software List

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Printers

The Learning Commons has three printer stations located on the north, east and south sides of the first floor.

  •  North Print Station
    • 2 black and white printers
    •  1 color printer
    • 1 print release station
  • East Print Station
    • 2 black and white printers
    • 1 color printer
    • 1 print release station
  • South Print Station
    • 2 black and white printers
    • 1 print release station

Hardware

All equipment listed can be checked out at the Main Library service desk on a one day loan. Please note the numbers of equipment listed below are how many we own and does not reflect what is currently available for checkout. For more information on equipment currently available please contact the Main Library service desk. Equipment is not reservable.

Laptop Chargers

Magsafe to MagSafe 2 converter (4 available) product information

MD504

60W MagSafe Power Adaptor for Macbook & 13-inch MacBook Pro (4 available) product information 

MC556

45W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook Air (4 available) product information

MC556

85W MagSafe Power Adapter for 15- and 17-inch Macbook Pro (7 available) product information

MC556

Targus universal wall power adaptor for laptops (9 available) product information 

universal pc adaptor

 

Additional Information

Intel-Based Apple notebooks: Identifying the right power adapter and power cord

Laptops

Dell Latitude 5430 Laptop (50 available) vendor website

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Group Room Hardware

VGA cable (24 available)

SONY DSC

HDMI cable (18 available)

SONY DSC

Ethernet cord (30 available)

ethernet cord

 

Laptop Adapters

Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (4 available) product informationmini displayport to vga adapter

Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter (1 available) product information

mini displayport to hdmi adapter

Lightning to HDMI Adapter (1 available) product information

lightning digital av adapter

 

Lightning to VGA Adapter (4 available) product information

lightning to vga

 

30-pin to VGA Adapter (4 available) product information

30-pin to vga

 

 

Laptop Accessories

Dell Mouse (11 available) product information

dell mouse

Presentation Devices

Logitech Wireless Presenter R400 (4 available) manual

wireless presenter