Places to study

Melbourne

Book a room Some rooms are not available on certain dates due to renovations.


 

Rooms

 

Equality and Diversity room 1.07

How to book
Take your student card to the Inquiry Desk
No. of rooms
1
Seats
2-4
Location
level 1
Equipment
DVD playerDVD player PCPC

Equality and Diversity room 1.11

How to book
Take your student card to the Inquiry Desk
No. of rooms
1
Seats
2
Location
level 1
Equipment
PCPC

Special collections reading room 1.08

How to book
Take your student card to the Inquiry Desk
No. of rooms
1
Seats
2
Location
level 1
Equipment
PCPC

Collaborative work rooms 

How to book
Via GoBookings using your student username and password.
No. of rooms
4
Seats
6-8
Location
level 1 and level 2
Equipment
PCPC WhiteboardWhiteboard LCD screenLCD screen

Group study rooms 

How to book
Via GoBookings using your student username and password.
No. of rooms
6
Seats
4-6
Location
level 1
Equipment
PCPC WhiteboardWhiteboard LCD screenLCD screen

Study booths

How to book
Via GoBookings using your student username and password.
No. of rooms
11
Seats
6-8
Location
level 1 &level 2
Equipment
PCPC LCD screenLCD screen

Audiovisual viewing rooms

How to book
Via GoBookings using your student username and password.
No. of rooms
3
Seats
6-8
Location
level 2
Equipment
DVD playerDVD player VHS playerVHS player

How to book a room

 

Conditions of use

Booking conditions

  • Rooms can be booked by La Trobe University students only.
  • Rooms can only be booked for use during standard opening hours.
  • Rooms can be booked for up to three hours per group per day.
  • Bookings can be made up to 21 days in advance.
  • You must take a confirmation of your room booking and if necessary, advise any occupants that the room has been reserved by you.
  • You forfeit your booking if you do not use the room within 15 minutes of the booking start time.

General conditions of use

  • Library rooms are in high demand so do not overbook.
  • Please cancel your booking if you no longer require the room.
  • The library takes no responsibility for personal items left in the rooms.
  • Rooms must be left clean.
  • The library has the right to cancel consecutive bookings made by one group on any given day.

Higher degree research students

Group study rooms 

How to book
Via GoBookings using your student username and password.
No. of rooms
2
Seats
6-8
Location
level 3
Equipment
WhiteboardWhiteboard

There is a postgraduate study at the Melbourne campus for higher degree research students.

Location of study spaces

View the floor plans for the locations of study spaces in the library.

If you're having difficulty booking a room, contact Student IT Support.

Bendigo

Quiet study spaces

Individual study desks for private, silent study are located on level 3. The library training room on level 2 is allocated for silent study. Availability is dependent on library training, check the training bookings at the entry.

Group study spaces

Group tables

Easy chairs for relaxed reading are located on level 2, group tables are located on the mezzanine floor and level 2. When weather permits, the level 2 balcony is open to students. Noise levels must be kept to a minimum.

Group study rooms

There are three group study rooms on level 2 available to La Trobe University students only. These can be booked up to two weeks in advance and up to four time slots per day.

  • Minimum of three students required
  • Click on book room and use the calendar to select the desired day
  • If the time slot is green, the room is available to book
  • Click on the time period for which you would like the room
  • Read terms of use and select continue
  • Enter your name and your La Trobe University student email address to receive a booking confirmation
  • To cancel a booking, click on the link from your confirmation email
  • Bookings will be forfeited if you do not arrive within 15 minutes of your booking start time

Places to study for Higher Degree Research Students

Higher Degree by Research students can access the Research Study Lounge on Level 3 of the library.

The Research Study Lounge has:

  • 6 individual study desks with power (5 also have networed PCs)
  • A quiet discussion area with relaxed comfortable seating area for 6 and coffee tables

Register at the Library Desk to have swipe card access to this area activated.

Albury-Wodonga

Group study rooms

Bookings for the four study rooms can be made at the Information Desk. You can use these rooms for up to two hours. 

  • All group study rooms have access to a DVD and a VHS player, as well as a large screen computer. You can book these rooms
  • Group study room 1 contains an additional computer with specialised equipment for people with disabilities. Students with a disability are given priority
  • A group study space with 4 large tables and 24 chairs is also available for group study

Quiet study

Carrels and tables for private study are situated around the library on both levels.

  • Food is not to be consumed in any of these areas
  • Noise levels must be kept to a minimum
  • Mobile phones must be switched off

Shepparton

The library provides tables for student study and quiet group discussion is permitted. The Silent Study Room is available for individual study. No talking or use of mobile phones is permitted in this area. Food is not to be consumed in any area of the library.

 

Mildura

The library provides individual study carrels, open area tables, and meeting rooms for group assignments.