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Technology & Spaces

In addition to standard computers, printers, and software, the Libraries offer spaces, tools, and labs to enhance your learning and expand your research capabilities.

Study space and classrooms

Collaborative areas have day-use lockers, white boards, moveable chairs and tables, and screen sharing options. Quiet study spaces have study tables and individual comfy seats. 

Reservable Study rooms

Study rooms are small, enclosed rooms for groups of 2-8 people, ideal for studying, tutoring, working on a small group project, or interviewing. Visit the reservation page to get specific information on room capacity and equipment. For recurring reservation requests, email mudd@northwestern.edu.

Active learning classrooms

Equipped with multiple projections screens and flexible furniture, the active learning classrooms (2210 and 2124) are designed for interactive, student-centered library instruction. These rooms can be used for faculty-librarian partnerships to enhance a course. No recurring reservations are accepted at this time. Visit the Libraries' main classroom page or contact mudd@northwestern.edu for more information.

Labs

Geospatial and Data Visualization Lab

The GIS lab has four high performance PC workstations, each equipped with dual monitors. These  workstations are designed for use by students, faculty, and staff who are interested in doing geospatial or data projects.  Contact gis@northwestern.edu to set up a consultation, or visit the GIS page.

MakerLab

The MakerLab gives students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to bring their designs to life. The space is equipped with a 3D scanner and printers, as well as the software needed to create designs. A consultation is required to use the MakerLab. For more information, visit the MakerLab page.

Video Production Studio

The Video Production Studio allows students, faculty, and staff to produce and record professional-quality videos at no cost. Equipped with Self-Service and Lightboard technology, the Video Production Studio can be reserved online. For more information, visit the Video Production Studio page.