Quiet Study Areas & Research Carrels

The Library provides a range of different study environments to reflect our users’ different learning needs. Below are areas inside the Library which have been designated as quiet or silent. Please respect fellow users and relocate to Group Discussion Areas or stairwells if you wish to chat or talk on the phone.

Quiet Study Areas

Quiet, individual study spaces are available on 5/F, 4/F, 1/F, and in L003 on G/F. Conversations in whispered voices are allowed but should be kept to a minimum.

Silent Study Area

Research Carrels

Research carrels are available on 3/F, 4/F and 5/F for users requiring privacy for research or self-study.

85 self check-in carrels in the Research Enhancement Centre (REC), 3/F are available for reservation via iBooking, and 53 carrels on 4/F and 5/F are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Circulation Counter (P/F).

For more information on eligibility, reservation, loan period, check-in and check-out procedures, and rules of using the Research Carrels, please click here.

Research Carrels