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WSUN 102I: Community and Cultural Communications

Doing Group Work in Ablah Library

Ablah Library has spaces and technology to facilitate working in groups, creating and practicing presentations, and crafting multimedia projects. Here are a few resources to facilitate group work. Be sure to ask a librarian or stop by the Circulation Desk if you have questions or want more information. 

Students at TV with study materialsTables With Tech

Four large group study tables are next to the Research Services Department and the Government Documents stacks. Students may share a screen on the large TV monitor, and with the Clickshare connectors, may see up to 4 laptops either tiled or by scrolling. 

Four students at a booth with study materials on the table.Large Tables for Collaboration

Other spaces on the second floor, main floor, and lower level provide additional space for groups to collaborate. (The third floor is a quiet floor.) 

Couches and boothsE.K and Kathlien Edmiston 24-Hour Study Room

The 24-Hour Study Room has a variety of seating styles facilitating group and individual work. There are also six PC workstations, one Mac workstation, a printer, white boards, vending machines, emergency call buttons, and a restroom. 

Group is sitting at table in front of TVReservable Rooms for Groups

Reserve rooms for 4-8 people using this handy scheduling system, or calling the Circulation Desk at 978-3592. Pick up the room key at the Circulation Desk. Don't be late! The room and key is forfeited 15 minutes after the beginning of the reservation start time. Additional rules and policies found on the Study/Seminar Room Policy page

White plastic circular piece with cordEquipment for Checkout in Ablah Library

  • A Rocketbook Beacon allows you to take quality images of whiteboard content with easy uploading and sharing. For use in Ablah Library.
  • Belkin Rockstar headphone splitter allows up to five headphones. Connect to iPad, phone or tablet. For use in Ablah Library. 
  • The Bose headphones may be checked out for up to four hours, while other headphones may be checked out until closing to use in Ablah Library.
  • Portable projectors and PowerPoint remotes may be checked out for up to 72 hours.
  • iPads and Chomebooks (including Fisheye lenses) may be checked out for up to 72 hours.
  • Laptops may be checked out for 4 hours to use in Ablah Library. 
  • Portable fans are available for the day to use in Ablah Library.

Go to the Technology Equipment Guide for additional equipment, checkout details, and restrictions. 

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