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Study Rooms

Library space for group work

Group Study Rooms provide library space in central locations for Dalhousie students, faculty and staff to hold small group discussions.

  • Capacity: Rooms hold up to six people at the Killam, up to 15 at the Kellogg, up to 10 at Law, up to 10 at Sexton and up to 12 at MacRae. You must have a group of at least three to book a room.
  • Internet: Most rooms have a Docknet ethernet port (allowing laptops to be connected to the internet through the university network). Wireless access is also available in most locations.
  • Equipment: Most rooms have a whiteboard available for use. Workstations and laptop display screens are available in select locations. Check the booking system for details. 
  • Noise: Group study rooms are not soundproof. Consideration should be given to others nearby.  

Booking study rooms

Study rooms are for current Dalhousie students, faculty and staff only. You need a valid Dalhousie NetId and password to access the room booking system.*

  • Reserve study rooms up to a week in advance online.
  • Sessions are booked in 30-minute time slots to a maximum of two hours per person per day. At the Killam Library and the MacRae Library, only one booking per person, per day is permitted.  
  • Confirm bookings at the Killam Help Desk or Kellogg Circulation Desk (CHEB), Sexton Service Desk, Wallace McCain Learning Commons Help desk and MacRae Library Circulation Desk when you arrive.
  • At the MacRae Library and the Sexton Library, the person who booked the room must pick up the room key and present their student ID at the Circulation Desk.
  • If you are 15 minutes late, your booking will be cancelled.