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Study Rooms - All Floors

There are 20 group study rooms located throughout Ablah Library. Twelve rooms are available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis. The remaining eight rooms may be reserved by current WSU students, faculty and staff. Study rooms can accommodate groups of 2 to 14 people depending on room size.
Book a Study Room - Room 214, 226, 228, 232, 314, 324, 332 & 341 can be reserved online

Sound Booth - C-Space

The Sound Booth in C-Space can be reserved on the same page as the study rooms. Please see C-Space page for details.

Study Spaces - All Floors
Open study areas are available on all levels of the library with a variety of seating options. Individual study carrels are available on the second, third and lower levels. Large tables with large display monitors are available for group study on the second floor. Other tables are areas for group study are located on the second, third and lower levels. Please be considerate of other students when using open study spaces.

One Button Studio - Second Floor

The One Button Studio is a simplified video recording setup that can be used without any previous video production experience. The design of the studio allows you to create high-quality and polished video projects without having to know anything about lights and cameras. You only need to bring your flash drive with you and push a single button. The One Button Studio solution drastically simplifies the video production workflow, eliminating several time-consuming steps. The end result is a studio experience that requires the bare minimum of time and effort while simultaneously providing a consistently high-quality result packaged on a thumb drive in a standard format video file.

Seminar Rooms - Second Floor
The KGS Networked Seminar Complex is the result of a $100,000 gift received from Kansas Gas Service, a division of ONEOK.  The purpose of the gift was to create a technologically enhanced learning environment for the students and faculty using Ablah Library.  The result has been the total remodeling of two group study rooms designed to meet the digital needs of both students and faculty.  Listed below are the equipment purchases that were used to make this transformation possible. 

Book a Seminar Room - Room 224 & 225 can be reserved online

Equipment Available in These Rooms 

  • Advanced webcams
  • Wall-mounted monitors
  • Dimmer switches for lights in each room
  • Whiteboard and chalkboard

Frequently Asked Questions - Seminar Rooms

1. Who may use these rooms?

All currently enrolled WSU students or employed WSU faculty and staff may reserve these rooms for non-commercial, educational purposes that support the mission of WSU.  Seminar rooms may be reserved for a maximum of four hours by students, faculty, and staff who have a valid WSU Shockercard.

2. May these rooms be scheduled on a semester-long basis?

These rooms are not available for semester-long standing reservations.  They may be scheduled up to one week in advance.

3. How can I reserve one of these rooms?

These rooms may be reserved at the Circulation Desk or Book a Seminar Room online. You will receive an email confirmation within one working day when using the online reservation form.

4. Is there a way to check my reservation time?

Yes.  An online scheduling calendar has been placed on the Libraries’ website. Book a Seminar Room.

5. If my group doesn't need any of the audio/visual equipment, can we still use the seminar room as a study room?

No. The seminar rooms are intended for currently enrolled students to practice audio/visual presentations and to view class-related materials. If your group does not need any of the equipment on the reservation form, your group can Book a Study Room.

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