How can Study Rooms help you?
CVTC Library Study Rooms allow students who are working on creating or editing multimedia projects for academic purposes and also provide a collaborative workspace for small group study, projects, and presentations. Examples:
- Add audio narration to your Powerpoint Presentation
- Record a podcast, vlog or videocast for a class assignment
- Edit short video projects such as a speech, interview or presentation for class
- Create and practice group presentations
- Study collaboratively or view academic media as a small group
Study Room Guidelines
- All CVTC Technology & Library Policies apply as defined in the Student Handbook.
- All users must comply with copyright laws when creating materials.
- No food is allowed in the Group Study Rooms; Covered beverages only.
- Library staff and other CVTC personnel monitor the use of the rooms and computers.
- CVTC Library reserves the right to refuse a patron the use of its Group Study Rooms or resources in accordance with the policies outlined in this document.
- Students should have no expectation of privacy.
- Students working with audio in the rooms should keep the volume low or use headphones.
- Abuse of equipment or Group Study Room policies will result in termination of use for applicable checkout period.
- Repeat offenders of policy will have equipment and studio room checkout privileges suspended for duration of current semester.
Study Room Checkouts & Reservations
Rooms and equipment are reserved and scheduled at the Library Help Zone.
- Equipment and rooms are available for use during library open hours until 15 minutes before the library closes. All equipment on reserve and room keys must be returned 15 minutes prior to library closing time.
- Each student may book up to 2 hours at a time. Reservations may be made anytime during the current semester, however, no more than 5 bookings are able to be created at one time. For example, a patron may have up to 5 reservations in the system at any given time for the current semester.
- Students checking out a room key or equipment must accept full responsibility for those items and for resources located in the room. Keys or equipment may not be transferred to another person or removed from the library.
- CVTC Student ID card or government issued photo ID is required.
- Reservations are held for 15 minutes. If you don't show up in the first 15 minutes of your reservation, your room may be given to someone else. Please call to cancel if your plans change or stop at the library circulation desk. No shows may affect your ability to reserve rooms in the future.
- Rooms and equipment are often in high demand. Students should plan accordingly and schedule well in advance. Multimedia projects can be time-consuming; you may need to schedule multiple sessions. Plan wisely, allow extra time, and don’t leave your project until the last minute.