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Study Spaces & Technology

We offer a variety of study spaces throughout the library.

The library’s first floor accommodates group or individual study. This floor is generally busy with visitors coming and going quite frequently.

  • Technology on the first floor consists of 10 PCs, 2 Macs, and 1 Printer/Copier


Designated the QUIET floor, most of this space is ideal for individual study. However, the second-floor lounge and HAM 211 (the MAC lab) can be used for group study.

  • Technology on the second floor consists of 20 Macs (HAM 211), 1 Printer (HAM 211), 1 TV monitor with Projection Unit (Cubby One/Lounge), and 1 Green Screen with Projection Unit (Cubby Two/Lounge).


The third floor is open for group or individual study.

  • Technology on the third floor consists of 30 PCs (HAM 309), 1 Printer (HAM 309), and 1 Printer/Copier.

Printing, Copying, and More

Black and white printing/copies$.04 per copy ($.07 double-sided)
Color printing/copies$.32 per copy ($.53 double-sided)
Scanning to emailNo Charge

Research Consultations

  • Research help is available at the library, in-person or through Zoom.
  • A librarian will work with you to develop a search strategy, access the right database, and find credible resources.
  • Visit Jessica Mahoney in HAM 100, Monday – Friday, 8 am-4 pm. Ask a research question or schedule a research appointment in person or through email.
  • You can find research tips by exploring any of our Research Guides.