Study spaces in the Library

There are a variety of silent, individual and group study spaces available in the Iris de Freitas Room and on Levels E & F of the Hugh Owen Library. 

Levels E & F 

Study spaces in Level E & F


There is no need to book to access Levels E and F and you are able to browse the collections.

You must book the individual and group study rooms in advance 

Please check the opening hours for these spaces as they vary depending on whether it is term time or vacationIf you can't find a time that suits you, please get in touch 

You will need to bring your Aber Card with you to use the study spaces

How to get to Levels E and F

Come into the Library through the main entrance and up the stairs at the far end of Level D:

HO Library main entrance



Iris de Freitas Room

Study spaces in Iris de Freitas

The Iris de Freitas Room currently provides access to:

      • Individual study spaces
      • Individual study spaces with PCs
      • 1 printer/photocopier/scanner
      • Water refill station
      • 2 individual study rooms with computers  
      • 3 group study rooms


You do not need to book to study in Iris de Freitas but you do need to book in advance to use the study rooms

You will need to bring your Aber Card with you to use the study spaces

Here's how to find the Iris de Freitas Room:

Come into the library through the main entrance and go to Level E. From the stairs, turn right, go past the two study rooms and you'll see the entrance to the Iris de Freitas Room through the next door on your right. 

Floor map of Level E showing route to IdF

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