Places to Study

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9 places to study found in Davis Library. Try searching all locations.

photo Place Name location description

J. Charles Morrow III Reading Room

Davis Library

The J. Charles Morrow III Reading Room in Davis Library is a large open space near the entrance with large tables, study booths and comfy furniture for individual or group study.

Davis Reference Reading Room

Davis Library

The Davis Library Reference Reading Room is to your left past the elevators.  Large and small tables with power and lamps are available for individual and group study.  There is also comfy furniture and lots of natural light.

Davis Information Commons

Davis Library

Davis Library Information Commons, to the right and left just past the elevators, offers nearly 100 computer stations mainly for individual study.

Davis Stacks

Davis Library

There are quiet study carrels located throughout the stacks on the 3rd-8th floor. The carrels are ideal for individual study.

Davis Study Rooms

Davis Library

The study rooms on the fourth and eighth floors can be reserved for use. Book a Fourth Floor Study Room or an Eighth Floor Study Room.

All other study rooms in Davis are accessible with your OneCard.

See our Group Studies page for details.

Davis - RM 8010

Davis Library

Room 8010 is located on the 8th floor of Davis Library. This study space has flexible furniture and comfy chairs for individual or group study. It offers lots of natural light and spectacular views of the campus.

Research Hub Cubes

Davis Library

Due to the Davis Library Infrastructure Project, the Research Hub Cubes are temporarily inaccessible.

The Research Hub Cubes on the 2nd floor seat 4 to 8 people. Groups may reserve them and have priority over individual users. These semi-enclosed spaces are intended for collaborative work, so a certain level of noise should be expected. Quieter spaces for study are available on floors 4-8 of Davis Library.

Book A Research Hub Cube

Research Hub Collaboration Tables

Davis Library

Due to the Davis Library Infrastructure Project, Collaboration Table 1 will be temporarily located behind the elevators on the 2nd floor of Davis Library.
 
Collaboration Table 2 will be inaccessible.

Collaboration tables accommodate up to 4 people. These tables feature large, mounted displays for sharing your laptop screen with others. Multiple people can connect their laptops and take turns displaying with the push of a button. 
 
Adapters for Mac users are available for checkout at the 1st floor service desk
 
Please note: Groups may reserve these tables and have priority over individual users. The Davis Library Research Hub offers consultations and spaces for collaborative work, so a certain level of noise should be expected. Quieter spaces for study are available on floors 4-8 of Davis Library.

Book a Research Hub Collaboration Table.

Davis Fifth Floor Lounge

Davis Library

The Fifth Floor Lounge has comfortable seating, small tables, and four treadmill desks with views of campus. The treadmill desks have adjustable speed and height.

A generous allocation from the UNC Summer School was used to purchase the desks, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the year.