Library Spaces

All Study Spaces

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CSIL (Computer Science Instructional Laboratory) is a group of classrooms and computers located in Crerar Library but managed by the Computer Science department. When classes and events are not taking place, users can access the Apple computers in and around two of the classrooms, although computer science students and those doing academic work have priority.
CSIL Crerar Computer Lab

Ex Libris Cafe

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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The Ex Libris seating area remains open during all the hours that Regenstein is open while the cafe is closed. Ex Libris and the A Level Reading Room are the only spaces in Regenstein where meals and messy or smelly food are permitted.
Ex Libris Cafe

Regenstein 2nd Floor Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's 2nd Floor Reading Room houses several collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
2nd Floor Reading Room

Regenstein 3rd Floor Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's 3rd Floor Reading Room houses several collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study, as well as specialized equipment.
3rd Floor Reading Room

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Regenstein's 5th Floor East Asian Reading Room houses reference and current periodicals collections dedicated to East Asia and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
Regenstein 5th Floor, East Asian Reading Room

Regenstein A Level Reading Room

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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The Regenstein A Level Reading Room is an inviting and attractive collaborative learning environment where students, faculty, academic technologists, and librarians can interact.
Regenstein A Level Reading Room

Regenstein Bookstacks, B Level

The Joseph Regenstein Library

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Regenstein's B Level Bookstacks houses collections on Social Sciences (G, H, J, XXK), Sciences & Technology (Q-V), and General Works, Bibliography, & Library Science (A, Z). There are several large tables in the center of the floor, as well as a few individual tables and standing height desks along its perimeter, all intended for quiet study.No food is permitted in Regenstein's bookstacks.
Regenstein B Level

The Social Work Library Reading Room

The Social Work Library

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The Social Work Library reading room is a large open space with a southern exposure of floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for lots of natural light during the day. There are a variety of seating options including couches, a rocking chair, large tables for spreading out your materials, and a pinwheel study carrel. There is also a smaller study area behind the bookstacks with single-user desks. Most of the furniture was either designed or selected by Mies van der Rohe.
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Viewing & Listening Room (Room 307)

The Joseph Regenstein Library

features of Viewing & Listening Room (Room 307)

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The Viewing & Listening Room, located in Regenstein's 3rd Floor Reading Room, contains equipment for playing a variety of audiovisual formats. All equipment requires headphones. Patrons who wish to use Room 307 may borrow a key from Regenstein Circulation on the 1st Floor.
Viewing and Listening Room