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Collaboration Spaces

 

The Mortensen Library provides many areas throughout the library to study and collaborate with others. You can find tables, study carrels, and chairs on all three levels. We also have study rooms and other special spaces available for use. See below for more information on those spaces.

Collaboration Units

collaboration units
Collaboration Units, located on the main level near the Reference/ITS desk, there are three types of stations.
  • Type 1 has a large monitor with a computer on a large table which seats five and includes a wireless mouse and keyboard.
  • Type 2 has a curved monitor with a computer and accommodates up to three users. The units are available on a first-come first-served basis. However, the Harrison Libraries staff will regulate use by time or purpose at its discretion during busy times.
  • Type 3 is a large screen monitor with wireless keyboard and mouse.  
    • Monitor 1 is located on the Main Level.
    • Monitor 2 is located on the Lower Level.

Study Room 305

Curriculum Lab
Room 305 located on upper level, includes a seminar table for up to ten people, and has a whiteboard, a projector, and Smart Podium. The room key must be charged from Circulation Department (four-hour limit).  At times, the room may be reserved by Education Department faculty, and Harrison Libraries staff will regulate use by time or purpose at its discretion during busy times. 

Uses

  • Collaborative work.
  • Small group presentations.
  • Meetings.

To Use Room

  • First Come, first served, key will be charged out at the Circulation Desk.
  • Room may be scheduled for classes or events at the discretion of the Harrison Libraries.  Signs will be posted when room is reserved.
  • Patrons may use the podium and projector as needed.

Study Room 306

Group Study, Room 306, located on the upper level, includes a large table for group work, a whiteboard, and a traditional chalkboard. The room key must be charged from Circulation Department (four-hour limit).

Uses

  • Collaborative work.
  • Small group presentations.

To Use Room

  • Charge out room key to one member of group at Circulation Desk.
  • Room is available for four (4) hours; renewable if no other interested parties.
  • Return room key to Circulation Desk to avoid fees.

Rules

  • First-come, first-use for room.
  • Must sign out key at Circulation Desk.
  • Patron with key is responsible for equipment in room.
  • Misuse of rules will result in loss of library privileges or fines accrued (4 hours use).

Study Room 309

Room 309
Presentation Room 309, located on the upper level includes a seminar table for up to ten (10) people, with a whiteboard, and a touch screen large projector computer (a wireless mouse and keyboard may be charged out with the key). The room key must be charged out from Circulation Department (four-hour limit). Reserve this room.

Uses

  • Collaborative work.
  • Small group presentations.

To Use Room

  • Charge out room key to one member of group at Circulation Desk.
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse available at the Circulation Desk.
  • Room is available for four (4) hours; renewable if no other interested parties.
  • Return room key to Circulation Desk to avoid fees.

Rules

  • First-come, first-use for room.
  • Must sign out key at Circulation Desk.
  • Patron with key is responsible for equipment in room.
  • Misuse of rules will result in loss of library privileges or fines accrued (4 hours use).

Study Room 310

Collaboration Room 310, located on the upper level, is intended primarily for small group research purposes. The room contains three monitors and keyboards that will work with one computer, and a larger monitor for group work. The room key must be charged from Circulation Department (4 hour limit). 

Uses

  • Collaborative work.
  • Small group presentations.

To Use Room

  • Charge out room key to one member of group at Circulation Desk.
  • Room is available for four (4) hours; renewable if no other interested parties.
  • Return room key to Circulation Desk to avoid fees.

Rules

  • First-come, first-use for room.
  • No food or drink is allowed in this room.
  • Must sign out key at Circulation Desk.
  • Patron with key is responsible for equipment in room.
  • Misuse of rules will result in loss of library privileges or fines accrued (4 hours use).

Study Rooms 311-314

Study Room L311
Small Collaboration Rooms 311–314, located on the upper level. Each room is equipped with a computer as well as ports and plugs for laptops and other devices. The rooms are first-come, first-served basis. The room key must be charged from Circulation Department (four-hour limit).

To Use Room

  • Charge out room key to one member of group at Circulation Desk.
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse available at the Circulation Desk.
  • Room is available for four (4) hours; renewable if no other interested parties.
  • Return room key to Circulation Desk to avoid fees (4 hour use).

Rules

  • First-come, first-use for room.
  • No food or drink is allowed in this room.
  • Must sign out key at Circulation Desk.
  • Patron with key is responsible for equipment in room.
  • Misuse of rules will result in loss of library privileges or fines accrued (4 ho