Book a group collaboration room

Library Policies

Please make sure you're aware of the policies concerning food, drink, and noise in the Library. Help to make the Library a welcoming space by being courteous, kind and safe.

Study Areas

1st Floor - Quiet Study and Collaboration 

  • Tables, comfortable chairs, and whiteboards are available for single or group use.
  • LB119, the Library Classroom, is available to attend online classes while on campus, or for single/group work, except when a Library class is in session. The schedule of Library classes is posted outside the room each day.
  • The Janet MacDonald Room (LB109) is a silent study space.  
  • Computer workstations, printers, scanners, and copiers are available.

1st Floor - Bookable Group Collaboration Rooms

2nd Floor - Silent Study

  • This area is for students who need to study in a quiet environment. Please refrain from making noise and take all conversations and phone calls outside this area.
  • Individual carrels with outlets are available.  
  • A small number of computer workstations are available.

2nd Floor - Bookable Group Collaboration Rooms

Need to attend an online class?

Space is available on the Library's 1st floor. See the Library Services Desk for a schedule of other available areas on campus, or to borrow headphones and headsets.

Group Collaboration Rooms

The Library has eight bookable rooms available for group study, projects, or viewing sessions. All rooms have a whiteboard and widescreen TV. Bookings are made online.

Bookable Room Policies

  • Rooms are available for groups of 2 or more – sorry, no individual use.
  • Maximum booking time per group per day: 2 hours.
    Consecutive bookings by members of the same group are not permitted.
  • 10-minute grace period – if the room is not claimed by a group member within 10 minutes of the booking time, the booking is cancelled and the room becomes free for others to use.
  • Bookings are available up to 14 days in advance.
  • Please be courteous. Cancel unneeded bookings to allow other students to make a reservation.
  • Room Capacities: 
    • LB111, LB117, LB123 - 8 people
    • LB118 - 12 people
    • LB204, LB205 - 4 people
    • LB206, LB212 - 6 people

Computer Workstations

There are workstations in the Library for students and community members. Visit the Computers in the Library page for more information. From every workstation, you can:

  • Find and access Library resources.
  • Log in to eLearn and your CapU student account.
  • Use Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Surf the web and access webmail.
  • Book a Group Collaboration Room.

Printing, copying and scanning through the PaperCut system can be accessed from the workstations and multifunction devices near the Library Services Desk.

Escape the Noise

The 2nd floor of the Library and the Janet MacDonald Room (LB109) are designated for silent study. Carrels are provided for individual work.

Please take all conversations, including phone calls and discussions with other students, out of this area.

If you are bothered by other students talking in the Silent Zones, feel free to use posted signs to alert others of the noise policy, or bring your concern to a Library staff member.

Need help finding the right study area? Talk to a friendly staff member at the Library Services Desk.

Contact

Capilano University Library


604 984 4944
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library@capilanou.ca
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