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Reserve a Space

Two students collaborating on an assignment in a library study room.

The Libraries has a variety of collaborative spaces that may be reserved for group use including Group Study Rooms, Learning Spaces and Classrooms and Conference Rooms

Group Study Rooms

W. W. Hagerty Library has 22 group study rooms available for group use, accommodating 4 to 12 people. All study rooms have a writing surface or wall-mounted monitor. Dry erase markers and erasers may be checked out at the Service Desk. Students can reserve small group study rooms in the W. W. Hagerty Library during regular library hours. 

Reserve a Group Study Room in W. W. Hagerty Library

Guidelines for Use:

  • Use of all group study rooms is limited to Drexel University students, faculty and staff with current validated University ID.
  • Groups of 2 or more people can reserve rooms for a maximum of 3 hours.
  • Users should not leave library materials in group study rooms and should not leave personal belongings unattended.
  • If a study room is not booked, then the room is considered a common study area.
  • Groups are expected to arrive on time, and use rooms for the period reserved. If a group does not arrive within 10 minutes of reservation time, the room may be used as a common study area.

Individual Seats 

The Drexel Libraries offers a variety of individual study spaces in the W. W. Hagerty Library, some of which can be reserved in advance. Clients have the option to reserve individual seats in silent study rooms and at desktop computer workstations in the W. W. Hagerty Library. Silent study spaces are available on the lower level and second floor of the Library.

Reserve an individual seat

Learning Spaces

The Drexel Libraries provides several interactive learning spaces for groups to collaborate on projects. These spaces are equipped with special tools and technology that enable hands-on learning experiences. 

Reserve a Learning Space

Data Visualization Zone

The Data Visualization Zone (DVZ) is located in the Dragons' Learning Den in the W. W. Hagerty Library. It is available for student exploration of data retrieval and visualization, and mapping and analysis with geographic information systems (GIS). The DVZ is a place for students to explore this area of data literacy alone or in a group and includes a large interactive display space to experiment with innovative technologies and data.

The DVZ includes an 80-inch flat panel monitor with USB ports and HDMI connections, allowing students to view sample data visualization projects and research data to deepen their data literacy skills. Members of the Drexel community can reserve the space using the Libraries' room reservation system. Visit the Service Desk on the first floor of the Library to check out an HDMI cable to connect laptops or a wireless keyboard to the Windows PC linked to the 80” monitor.

Practice Zone

This collaborative work space in the Dragons' Learning Den includes an 80" ThinkHub monitor with a multiuser software app designed to help groups brainstorm, collaborate, visualize and problem solve together on screen. Students can share content from their personal devices using an app (Air Connect). Students can view content from multiple devices/users at one time. The monitor can be surrounded by mobile white boards and includes soft stair-style seating, creating a small-theatre ambience to support collaborative rehearsals, practice and design.

Audio/Video Recording & Editing Equipment

W. W. Hagerty Library provides audio/video recording and editing equipment and software.

Reserve equipment by emailing Access to the equipment is limited to Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Libraries' audio/video equipment includes:

  • Shure SM7b Dynamic Cardioid Microphones (Qty 2)
  • Mbox Audio Mixer (Qty 1)
  • MacBook Pro Software

Classrooms and Conference Rooms

Classrooms and conference rooms are available for use by Drexel faculty and staff only. Drexel faculty and staff may use Libraries classrooms and conference rooms for learning activities such as: instruction, collaborative meetings/discussions, independent study, brainstorming, or interdisciplinary activities. These spaces are not intended to replace offices or departmental conference rooms and include learning labs, computer classrooms and conference rooms.

Spaces vary in capacity and features. See reservation link for details.

Reservations are not final until they have been confirmed by the Libraries.

Reserve a classroom or conference room

Guidelines for Use:

  • Reservation requests must be submitted at least 24 business hours in advance of the reservation
  • Spaces are only available for one time use, no recurring reservations will be approved
  • Reservations are held for 10 minutes; if you don't arrive within that time frame, the room will be available for others to use. 
  • Food is prohibited unless otherwise noted, please remove all trash prior to vacating the space
  • Please put all furniture back in place when finished

Other Spaces

Registrar Classrooms

One classroom within the Libraries (W. W. Hagerty, L13A) is managed by the Registrar and is not reservable by or through the Libraries. Technical support for this classroom is provided by Drexel University Instructional Media Services at 215.895.2925. 

Teaching & Learning Center

One classroom within the Libraries (W. W. Hagerty, L13B) is managed by the Drexel Teaching and Learning Center and is not reservable by or through the Libraries. To reserve this space, call 215.895.6335 or email

Library Learning Terrace

The Library Learning Terrace features flexible furnishings that provide a variety of options for group or individual work. Furnishings in the Terrace include large and small tables with adjustable partitions, mobile and stationary white boards, and a variety of mobile seating options. The space is equipped with WiFi access and a private hub station for tutoring or coaching by library and campus professionals. The Terrace is located adjacent to the Race Street Residence Hall at 33rd & Race Streets. A Drexel University Dragon Card is required to enter the Library Learning Terrace.