Individual Study Rooms (Carrels) - Hugh Owen Library

There are a number of study rooms on Level F of the Hugh Owen Library which are available for individual, silent study.

These rooms:

  • are free to use
  • have a PC in them
  • have wifi
  • are suitable for individual use only
  • are suitable for silent study only as they are not sound proof
  • can be booked for up to 4 hours

If you wish to make use of one of these rooms you can book via this page

You will be sent a calendar invite and your booking information will be shown on the screen outside the door.

 If you have not made a booking and the room is vacant you can click on Meet now to make an immediate booking

For room locations please see Hugh Owen Library - Level F Floor Plan

When using these rooms please observe the following:

  • IS Food and Drink Policy
  • Silent study only - these rooms are not sound proofed so not suitable for taking part in online learning sessions or meetings
  • Personal electrical appliances (other than laptops) are not permitted
  • If using headphones, make sure you are able to hear the fire alarm
  • Leave the room promptly at the end of your booking
  • Leave the room clean and tidy and remove all items including rubbish at the end of your booking


Your safety

To protect yourself and others we ask that:

  • You sanitise your hands on entering, and regularly while using, the library.
  • You wipe work surfaces, keyboards, mice, printers etc before and after use.
  • You only sit at designated workspaces
  • You observe the 2 metre social distancing rule or work in groups of 6 or less (group study rooms only)
  • You use your own Aber Card to swipe to enter and exit the library.
  • You wear a face coverings at all times, unless exempt.
  • You do not come to the library if you are unwell. The main symptoms of COVID-19 are:
    • new continuous cough;
    • high temperature;
    • loss of or change to your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia).

We will ensure

  • The numbers of users in the library at any one time are strictly limited.
  • Staff working in the library are following recommended hygiene practises.
  • Regular cleaning is carried out.
  • There are hand sanitising stations at the entrance and throughout the building.