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RWT Library & Knowledge Services: Study Pods in the Library

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Study Pods in the WMI Library

Study Pods in the WMI Library

Study Pods in the WMI Library

Study Pods in the WMI Library

Study Pods in the WMI Library

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Unavailability of Study Pods - Thursday 1st June 2023

Due to damage to  one of the pods the suppliers have requested that they have access to the pods on Thursday 1st June to enable the replacement of the damaged glass and also inspection of the other pods. Therefore, the study pods will be unavailable in the library on this date. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Study Pod Booking

Note that as of the 1st August 2022 booking limits will be re-imposed on study pods. You will be able to book a pod for a maximum of 3 hours per day. This is to cater for increased demand. PLEASE ONLY USE A SINGLE E-MAIL ADDRESS (i.e. do not use both a student and nhs e-mail)

The WMI Library has 9 new 2-person study pods that are ideal for one-one meetings, quiet study or taking part in video meetings, undertaking exams etc. They must be booked if you intend to use them between 8.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday, however it is first come first served after 4pm and at weekends and bank holidays. There are conditions of use specified upon booking and to comply with infection control requirements you are required to clean the pods before and after use. The pods may be taken out of use if these guidelines are not followed.

Also, please do not place your feet on the seats to prevent damage. 

To book click on the button above and select the time period required. Note that a pod can be booked for a maximum of 3 hours per day. Note that you will need to enter a tick in the box for all the time required i.e. 8.15 - 8.30, 8.30 - 8.45 etc, upto a maximum of 3 hours. You should not leave the pod for periods in excess of ten minutes.

Note that the Library Service reserves the right to cancel a booking if the pod is unoccupied for over 15 minutes at the sttart of their booking.

You can now also loan a laptop for use within the library only for use in the study pods, during staffed hours. Terms and conditions apply.

Terms and Conditions

Please follow these terms of usage;

  • You must clean the table and seating in the Pod before and after use.
  • Only water is allowed and no food should be eaten in the pods.
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