Study spaces

The Library provides a choice of study spaces to suit different work preferences including silent study areas with desks where you can plug in your laptop, individual study carrels, computer workstations, or discussion areas with tables for group work. Some collaborative areas have additional equipment such as mediascape tables, glass writing panels and whiteboards.

To assist students with their belongings, lockers are provided at some branches. In all libraries, you should ensure that your valuables are not left unattended.

Study rooms and postgraduate facilities

  • Discussion rooms can now be booked by students online if they are at Berwick, Caulfield, Law, Peninsula or Matheson Libraries.
  • Otherwise, present your Monash staff or student ID at the information point at your branch to make a booking.
  • Bookings may be limited at times of heavy demand.
  • Discussion rooms may be rebooked if vacant after 10 minutes at some branches.

Law Library

  • Discussion rooms available for two to eight people for up to two hours

Matheson Library

  • Discussion rooms available for two to ten people for up to two hours Bookings online
  • Discussion rooms containing audio visual equipment can be booked by a group of three or more students only

Peninsula Library

  • Postgraduate study room (L2.08): computer workstations, lockers and a kitchenette are provided.
  • Discussion rooms available for up to two hours. Bookings online.

Berwick Library

Quiet study areas

The libraries include quiet study areas, where students are asked to respect the rights of others by working quietly and leaving mobile phones turned off. At the Law Library all levels above level one are individual quiet study areas, including the stairwell.