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Your study environment

Code of conduct

All users are expected to familiarise themselves with the Library Services Code of Conduct.

You must always have your City card with you to visit the library.

Study spaces and noise

  • Silent Study - silent, individual study. No talking or mobile phone use
  • Quiet Study - whispered, brief conversations. No mobile phone use
  • Group Study - low level conversations for group work, no excessive noise. Mobile phone calls are permitted if they are not causing a disturbance to other users.

Group Study Rooms

Bookable online. Low level conversations for group work, no excessive noise. Mobile phone calls are permitted if they are not causing a disturbance to other users.

Noise line

Report noise in silent and quiet study zones using the SMS noise line (Mon-Fri 10am-7pm) 020 3322 6359.

Mobile phones

Mobile phones must be on silent in all library spaces.

Food and drink

  • No hot food.
  • Cold snack food is permitted.
  • Hot and cold lidded drinks (except alcoholic drinks) are permitted.

Facilities

Northampton Square Library

Study Spaces

  • Group Study: level 2
  • Quiet Study (low level conversations): level 3
  • Silent Study: Levels 4, 5 and 6
  • Group Study Rooms: Level 3

Computers

  • Computers: Levels 2 and 3
  • Silent Study computer labs: Levels 4 and 6
  • Silent Study Financial Resources Suite: Level 5, with bookable terminals for use of Bloomberg, Eikon and Morningstar databases

Cass Learning Resource Centre

Study spaces

  • Quiet Study: throughout
  • Silent Study: rear of the Library
  • Rooms for group work outside the library are available for PG and MBA students to book

Computers

  • Computers: PC lab and the Bureau Van Dijk room
  • The Financial Resources Zone: 12 bookable terminals for use of Bloomberg, Eikon, Morningstar and other databases

The City Law School Library (Gray's Inn Place)

Study spaces

  • Quiet study: Lower Ground Level
  • Silent study: Levels 1 and 2
  • Group Study Room: Lower Ground Level

Computers

  • Computers: Lower Ground Level (quiet) and Level 1 (silent)

The City Law School (Northampton Square)

Study spaces

  • City Law School students and staff only
  • Quiet study throughout

Computers

  • The nearest computer room to the Library is in AG13

Personal security

  • For your safety and security CCTV is in operation and routine patrols are undertaken
  • Present your City card to staff when requested
  • Keep your belongings with you at all times. Unattended items may be removed
  • Be vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour to a member of library staff or security
  • In an emergency follow instructions given by staff and learn the evacuation routes
  • Access to our libraries outside staffed hours is for City students, staff, and alumni only
  • Children are not allowed access to the library