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Book a Space in the Library

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

Student bookable spaces

Group Study Rooms

These rooms have a capacity for 2 to 8 people and 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

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

Media Production Room

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

Faculty & Staff bookable spaces

Meeting/Training Rooms

There are 7 meeting/training rooms that can by booked by faculty & staff for learning purposes.  Four 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, 4 hours is the maximum you can book in a day. You will need a staff ID card to get into the general meeting space on Floor 2 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, 4 hours is the maximum you can book in a day.

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

The Appellate Court (48 capacity) can be booked online and these bookings are mediated by the Library. Indicate the date and time of your event 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.

Special Collections Training Room

The Special Collections training room (16 capacity)  can be booked by faculty and staff by emailing specoll@ul.ie

PC Training Rooms / Computer Labs

The large computer lab (GL0-046) accommodates 28 people and the small computer lab (GL0-008) accommodates 10 people.  These rooms are managed by the Information Technology Division. 
Use the ITD log a call facility to enquire about booking these rooms.

Terms & Conditions - Regulations for Use

*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.

*Please note the room number of the room that you booked and time of booking, so that you can easily locate your room

Terms and Conditions may vary depending on the room you are booking, there are more detailed terms and conditions available when you book the room online

  • 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 Appellate Court), please ensure you 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. (**MIC staff please contact library staff at the Library Information Desk (ground floor) before using the room, as your staff ID card will not work with the swipe access into the faculty/staff rooms)
  • As the rooms are in high demand during term-time, if a group is more than 15 minutes 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.
  • You may rearrange the furniture layout to suit the needs of your group but please do not move furniture from one room to another.
  • Use of these rooms is subject to the Library's Code of Conduct
  • Library staff may enter the rooms as needed for security, maintenance or other reasons.

 

Contact the Library

Please get in touch with us directly if you have any questions or comments.