Group Study/Discussion Rooms

Junaid Zaidi Library has dedicated spaces for student’s collaboration in shape of Group Study/Discussion Rooms. Library has a total of 7 Group Study/Discussion Rooms available on each floor of the library except ground floor. Each Group Study/Discussion Room has an average seating capacity of 8-10 students. These spaces are primarily designed for study related discussion purposes. Each Group Study/Discussion Room is equipped with a whiteboard. As these rooms are not soundproof, therefore, only light discussion is allowed.

Conditions to use Group Study/Discussion Rooms

  • The minimum number of users is 3 and maximum up to 10 users.
  • The maximum hours of usage of each discussion room is 1 hour. Extension in usage of the discussion rooms are allowed subject to availability if there is no standing reservation for the next hour.
  • All personal belongings (laptops, cell phones, wallets, books etc) may not be left unattended in the discussion room/s.
  • The discussion room/s should not be used for social purposes/entertainment purposes (e.g. watching movies, having a party or chatting etc).
  • No foods or drinks are allowed in the discussion room/s.
  • Only use the chairs and table provided in the room/s, do not bring in furniture from other areas of the library.
  • Discussion room users must ensure the discussion room is neat and tidy before leaving. Arranging the furniture, and returning all library materials to the counter.
  • Your booking will be cancelled if you arrived later than 15 minutes and the room will be released for other users to use.
  • The patron/student is strongly encouraged to inspect the room prior to use and report any pre-existing damage to the room. Any abuse of the rooms may result in revoking usage of the group study room/s.
  • Students/patrons using rooms should be considerate of other groups and keep their noise level to a minimum.
  • In case the students want to vacate the room for lunch or any other purpose, they should inform the front desk staff accordingly.
  • The library is not responsible for students’ lost or stolen property.
  • All rooms must be vacated by 08.50 p.m. sharp during weekdays.
  • Failure to comply with the library policies, rules and regulations will be grounded for suspension of discussion room/s privileges.
  • Library reserves the right to terminate use of discussion room/s that disrupts library users or staff or that interferes with normal library operations.

Procedure of Reservation

  • The group study rooms reservation will be on spot subject to its availability.
  • The rooms can be issued to a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10 students (based on availability and size of the room/s).
  • Rooms cannot be “reserved” by a student who is waiting for his/her group members to come later.
  • Library Information Desk staff reserves the right to cancel any reservation or ask students to vacate the room in case of violation of room usage guidelines.
  • In case a single student wants a discussion room, special permission can be granted by the concerned In charge of the floor.



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