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Library Policies

Library Collaboration Space (LCS)

Technology available

  • HDMI input - use your own laptop
  • Wireless mouse and keyboard available for checkout at the Library Front Desk
  • Large 4K -TV screen for ease of viewing individual screens by group members
  • Center conference table (seating for 5)
  • Access to WiFi

Who has access

  • Library Collaboration Space is to be used for legitimate academic purposes that support the instruction, research, and study needs of the University community.
  • The room can be reserved using this calendar link (also see below) but when not reserved, LCS is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Users without reservations must leave when requested by a group with proof of valid reservation (such as email or text message confirmation).
  • Groups always take priority over single users.

Reservations 

  • There is a 15-minute grace period for reservations. If your group is not present within 15 minutes of your reservation's start time, your reservation may be forfeited, and another group may use the room. 
  • The Collaboration Room is not intended for use as an individual study space or for ongoing classes.  

General Guidelines

  • Wireless mouse and keyboard available for checkout at the Library Front Desk
  • Groups are responsible for leaving the room in an orderly condition, cleaning whiteboards, and removing trash.
  • Groups should report equipment problems with the space to the Library Front Desk or to library@chowan.edu  before they leave the library. 
  • Damage to the room or to equipment, including damage from spilled drinks or food, will result in fees for cleaning, replacement, or repair. 
  • The library reserves the right to cancel reservations for groups that do not observe the policies or fulfill the responsibilities listed above, or that violate applicable university policies.

***This new workspace for students was provided by funding from the FRIENDS OF WHITAKER LIBRARY.

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