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A GUIDE TO THE INFORMAL STUDY SPACES AT THE KING S BUILDINGS

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A GUIDE TO THE INFORMAL STUDY SPACES AT THE KING S BUILDINGS The study spaces arranged around the green heart of The King s Buildings provide: Bookable rooms, including Group Study rooms: you can make
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A GUIDE TO THE INFORMAL STUDY SPACES AT THE KING S BUILDINGS The study spaces arranged around the green heart of The King s Buildings provide: Bookable rooms, including Group Study rooms: you can make bookings via MyEd Wireless networking: this is available in all the study areas Catering facilities: close to each of the study areas Help services: if you have issues or problems with using any of these study areas, you can either speak to the Helpdesk staff in the Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library or the IS Helpline All Schools in the College of Science and Engineering have spaces available for study. Please refer to your School s own webpages or your School s Teaching Organisation for details. It s easy to find great places to study around The King s Buildings.There is a wide range of informal study facilities for you to use throughout the day and in the evenings and weekends. This guide will help you find a spot that suits how you want to work. There are almost 1400 spaces available, over 500 of which have fixed computers. The locations make up a triangle between the Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library, the James Clerk Maxwell Learning and Teaching Cluster and the Mary Brück Building. On fine days you can use the attractive seating areas outside the Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library or on the Floor 2 balcony. You will also find many other pleasant outdoor seating areas around The King s Buildings. THE NOREEN AND KENNETH MURRAY LIBRARY What s provided: Helpdesk: the staff here provide a range of help with library, IT and e-learning services Seven bookable group study rooms: facilities include wall-mounted workstations with PCs, laptop connectivity, monitors, white-boards, electronic capture whiteboards and moveable tables, each seating up to six students Two bookable accessible study rooms (Floor 1) Ucreate facility for glossy poster printing (Floor 1) Quiet study space (Floor 2) Silent study space (Floor 3) Computing, printing and copying facilities. Helpdesk hours in Semester Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday Building opening hours in Semester Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday 9.00am 5.50pm Noon 4.50pm Noon 4.50pm 8.30am 11.00pm 9.00am 7.00pm Noon 7.00pm A detailed guide, including vacation opening hours, is available via KB Café The KB Café provides hot and cold drinks, hot soup, salads and sandwiches and pastries. There is no obligation to purchase from the café and you are welcome to bring your own food if you wish. Café opening hours: KB CENTRE What s provided: ucreate centre which provides a range of multimedia and specialist IT facilities (Floor 1) Reconfigurable study space with a mix of fixed and moveable furniture, whiteboards, electronic capture whiteboards (Floor 1) Group study pods with PCs, laptop connectivity, monitors (Floor 1) Group study rooms with Bring Your Own Device connectivity (cabled and wireless) to the display screen, and whiteboards (Floor 2) Computing, printing and scanning facilities (Floors 1, 2 and 3). Opening hours: The building is open whenever the Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library building is open. At other times you can use your University card to gain access via the south entrance. The KB Shop Opening hours Monday Friday 8.00am 5.00pm* *Opening hours may be subject to change; check at: https://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/eatdrink/ shops/ourshops/ The shop is on the Ground Floor of the KB Centre and provides fresh rolls and a range of groceries, stationery and other general items. Vending machines are available outside the shop. A cash machine is available outside the KB Centre. .. MARY BRUCK BUILDING What s provided: Silent study area Quiet study area with Open Access PCs Group study room and two group study pods Accessible Study room (Ground floor) Multi-faith prayer room. All study desks have power outlets and there is wireless network throughout. Opening hours: Semester Monday Friday Saturday and Sunday Opening hours: Summer vacation Monday Friday Saturday and Sunday 8.30am 9.00pm Closed 8.30am 5.00pm Closed Opening hours: Winter vacation As the Summer vacation, taking into account the University s closed period. Brück s Café Brucks café, open Monday to Friday, serves hot and cold snacks such as panini, baguettes, salads, soup and baked potatoes as well as a choice of hot drinks, freshly made smoothies and a wide choice of confectionary and crisps. Café opening hours: JAMES CLERK MAXWELL LEARNING AND TEACHING CLUSTER What s provided: North and South Common Rooms: you will find a wide variety of seating types here Quiet study room (Room 3315): you do not need to book to use this room Three bookable group study rooms (Rooms 3214, 3215, 3216): each accommodates up to ten students; facilities include a computer, interactive board and white board Lecture theatre lobby and adjacent study pods: you will find soft seating, tables, stools and whiteboards Open access computing facility (Room 3210): available for open access unless the room has been booked for a class A large teaching studio (Room 3217): twelve group study tables. When it is not booked for teaching, it is available for group or individual study Two small teaching studios (Rooms 3211 & 3212): both have four wall-mounted workstations with PCs, laptop connectivity, monitors, white-boards and moveable tables, each seating up to six students. When they are not booked, they are available for group or individual study. Opening hours: JCMB is open 8.00am 6.00pm Monday to Friday in Semester. Magnet Café It serves coffee, hot food (soup and toasted Panini) as well as sandwiches, rolls, wraps and cakes. Vending machines are available. There is no obligation to purchase from the cafe and you are welcome to bring your own food if you wish. Café opening hours: https://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/eatdrink/kbhouse/bars-and-cafes/ The Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library KB Centre Mary Brück Building JCMB Learning and Teaching Cluster C Café S Shop P Parking Campus Maps Guide to Informal Study Spaces If you require this document in an alternative format e.g. large print, please University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC v3-sep-2015 Designed by The Multimedia Team, Information Services, The University of Edinburgh
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