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Book a Space in the Library

The Glucksman Library provides bookable spaces designed to meet contemporary teaching and learning styles

Group Study Rooms - bookable by students

These rooms have a capacity for 2 to 8 people, are provided for students to work together on coursework. The rooms may be booked online up to 1 week in advance and for 2 hours at a time.

They comprise a variety of flexible seating and furniture arrangements with state-of-the art AV facilities.


Practice Presentation Room - bookable by students

The practice presentation room can by booked online up to 1 week in advance, it has a capacity for 8 people, the room contains a podium, wireless and 8 seats

Please note AV Facilities are not fully commissioned yet in this room (February 2019)


Media Production Room -bookable by students

The Media Production Room can be booked online up to 1 week in advance, it has a capacity for 2 people.


Faculty & Staff Training / Meeting Rooms  - bookable by faculty & staff 

There are 7 rooms in total that can by booked by faculty & staff, 4 rooms with a capacity for 4 people and are provided for the purposes of group work. The rooms may be booked online up to 1 month in advance and for 4 hours at a time. You will need a staff ID card to get into the general meeting space in order to access these bookable rooms.

There is a general faculty meeting/reading space adjacent to these group rooms, where faculty/staff can relax, meet other faculty/staff, read a newspaper, study etc. This is open to all faculty/staff for learning purposes. Access is via swipe ID card. This is not a bookable space.

There are also 3 larger rooms that have a capacity for 12- 16 people and are provided for faculty and staff for the purposes of group work. These rooms may also be booked online up to 1 month in advance and for 4 hours at a time.

They comprise a variety of flexible seating and furniture arrangements with state-of-the art AV facilities.


Appellate Court - bookable by Faculty, Staff, Researchers and other interested groups

You can book the Appellate Court (48 capacity) online. These bookings are mediated by the Library.
Choose your date and time and submit your booking form, free time slots are in green.
After you have submitted your booking form, the Library will email you with a decision.

  • The Appellate Court is a state of the art replica courtroom developed for the dual purpose of  the development of excellent legal practitioner skills and for high quality academic and cultural events.
  • Students may not book this space except for research students who may book the space for appropriate events as indicated below
  • The Court can be booked for events including, but not limited to: literary events, cultural events and briefings, seminars, presentations, lectures and mini conferences.
  • Please alert the Library Information Desk and Library Security at: and to notify them if there are any external visitors/ non-UL individuals attending your event. They may require a visitor pass to access the library. Please direct them to the Library Reception at the entrance.
  • There are advanced IT and AV systems for recording and broadcasting events.
  • The furniture configuration is fixed and all items of furniture must be kept within this room.  Additional furniture will only be permitted in exceptional circumstances and with prior consultation.
  • The Court is not suitable for round table workshops or meetings.
  • No Food or Drinks allowed
  • The Appellate Court seats 48 in addition to 5 seats at the Judges Bench and 4 seats (moveable) for the Defence and Prosecution.

Image of appellate court in UL Library


Special Collections Training Room

This rooms can be booked by faculty and staff by contacting the library

  • Special Collections training room (16 capacity) to book email


*Please keep a copy of the confirmation email, sent from LibCal after making a booking as this is proof of booking and supplies a cancellation link, if needed.

*Also please note the room number of the room that you booked and time of booking, library staff do not mediate room bookings.


Regulations for Use

  • These rooms are provided for collaborative/group work e.g. course assignments, projects, research, presentations, group study, faculty and staff meetings, etc.
  • Library staff do not mediate bookings except for the Moot Appellate Court, it is the patron's responsibility to ensure they have entered in the correct details and taken note of the room number and time of booking.
  • These rooms are not appropriate for: recreation, individual use, interviews, private tuition/grinds, scheduled tutorials or teaching purposes, office space, external training or commercial use etc.
  • Rooms cannot be booked on a long term or recurring basis e.g. weekly, monthly.
  • Bookings can only be made by registered students and staff of UL/MIC, using their UL/MIC email address.
  • As the rooms are in high demand during term-time, if a group is more than 15 mins late, another group may use the room until the next bookable slot.
  • Anyone using these rooms without a booking must leave when requested by a group who has a reservation.
  • Rooms cannot be reserved or 'held' by placing personal belongings in them. Any unattended belongings may be removed.
  • It is strongly encouraged that rooms are used to maximum capacity as indicated on booking. Individuals may be asked to leave if the room is under or over capacity limits at busy times.
  • Users of these rooms are requested to keep noise levels to a minimum and to leave the room in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Personal belongings and library material must be removed upon vacating the room.
  • Hot food is not permitted in these rooms. Litter must be disposed of responsibly.
  • Do not move furniture from one room to another room.
  • The Library is not responsible for the furniture layout in the room.
  • Use of these rooms is subject to the Library's Code of Conduct
  • Study rooms are not intended to provide privacy.  Library staff may enter the rooms as needed for security, maintenance or other reasons.