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The library has study spaces in Lane and Alway buildings.

Study Space in Li Ka Shing Center 4th Floor is for Medical and SoM graduate students only.
Contact Office of Medical Student Affairs for access.

For other spaces and teaching and scheduling support, contact the Educational Technology group. ( School of Medicine Learning Spaces Map: PDF)

Study & Reading Areas

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Stone Room

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North Commons

  • First come, first served
  • Wireless network
  • Study tables, private cubicles, lounge area seats
  • Capacity: 30
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
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24/7 Study Space

  • 24/7 ID Badge access for SUMC members only (Contact James Liu for badge activation)
  • 5 Windows XP computers/1 Mac
  • Wireless network
  • Software available
  • Group Study
  • No local printer. Remote printing to Lane Library only
  • Alway building, ground floor, room M051
  • Covered beverages only. No food allowed
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Reference Alcove

  • First come, first served
  • Wireless network
  • Reference collection
  • Core collection
  • Study tables
  • Capacity: 24
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
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Central Commons

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Small Rooms

  • Available to medical and SoM graduate students only (Contact Office of Medical Student Affairs for access)
  • First come, first served
  • 8 rooms available
  • Wireless network
  • Capacity: 2-3
  • Li Ka Shing Center, 4th floor - download map: PDF
  • Covered beverages only. No food allowed
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Lane Lounge

  • First come, first served
  • Wireless network
  • Lounge area seats
  • Lane building, 1st Floor
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
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South Commons

  • First come, first served
  • Wireless network
  • Study tables, carrels, lounge area seats
  • Capacity: 30
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
Photo of medium sized Group Study Room in Li Ka Shing Center

Medium Rooms

  • Available to medical and SoM graduate students only (Contact Office of Medical Student Affairs for access)
  • First come, first served
  • 2 rooms available
  • Wireless network
  • Capacity: 6-8
  • Li Ka Shing Center, 4th floor - download map: PDF
  • Covered beverages only. No food allowed
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Quiet Zone

  • First come, first served
  • Wireless network
  • Study tables
  • Capacity: 16
  • Lane building, ground floor
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
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Courtyard

  • First come, first served
  • Patio furniture and umbrellas
  • Wireless network
  • Power outlets
  • Food and beverages allowed
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Large Rooms

  • Available to medical and SoM graduate students only (Contact Office of Medical Student Affairs for access)
  • First come, first served
  • 2 rooms available
  • Wireless network
  • Capacity: 8-10
  • Li Ka Shing Center, 4th floor - download map: PDF
  • Covered beverages only. No food allowed

Consulting & Service Areas

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Lane Consulting Area

  • First come, first served
  • Wireless network
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
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Lane Commons

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User Services Desk

  • First come, first served
  • Ask here about materials, computers, library services
  • Check out books, journals, reserve materials
  • Contact: 650-723-6831, Lane chat, or in person
  • Covered beverages allowed. Food allowed in the library courtyard only
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