Quiet & silent study
There is an expectation that the level of noise in study spaces in the libraries will be kept to a minimum. However, there are a number of areas around the University which have been specifically designated as quiet or silent. Signage indicates if an area has been designated ‘quiet’ or silent’. Please respect your fellow students and move elsewhere if you want to chat.
Designated quiet study space can be found at the following locations:
- Main Library - Floors 1-4 and Lower Ground Floor.
- New College Library - The David Welsh Reading Room.
- ECA Library - Level 1.
- Mary Brück Building.
- Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library - Floor 2.
- James Clerk Maxwell Learning and Teaching Cluster's quiet study room (Room 3315). Booking is not required.
- Lady Smith of Kelvin Veterinary Library
- Royal Infirmary Library
- Western General Library
Areas designated, ‘Silent study’ are reserved for silent study only with strictly no talking. Silent study areas can be found at the following locations:
- Law and Europa Library - all areas.
- Moray House Library - all areas.
- New College Library Hall.
- ECA Library - Ground Floor (Level 0).
- Main Library - Floor 5. (Please note this area has no PCs, however, there are floor points where laptops can be connected).
- The Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library - Floor 3.