Students in the University Library in Växjö

Study environment

What do you need for your studies today? Do you want to sit in a silent area? Does your study group need to use a screen? Would you like to use a stationary computer? Are you studying for an exam with a friend?

The University Library offers various types of student workspaces and activity zones to help you find the right study environment.

Library study zones

The University Library offers a flexible study environment with several areas to study and different activity zones to help you find the study environment that is right for you. The activity zones are planned and furnished to suit different types of studies:

Växjö

  • Blue Zone: is designed for silent individual study. No talking or noise in this area.
  • Green Zone: is designed for quiet conversation and collaboration in groups.
  • Red Zone: is designed for group work and collaboration. Interaction and meetings can take place here.

Kalmar

  • Blue Zone:
    Silent Room: is designed for silent individual study. No talking or noise in this area.
    Calm room: is designed for quiet conversation alone or in groups with limited talking.
  • Green Zone: is designed for individual or group studies with low to normal conversational tones allowed.

This map shows the study zones at the library in Växjö

Lunch break

When you take a lunch break you may hold your workspace for up to one hour using the library parking discs.

Library parking discs

  • You may hold your spot for up to one hour. After one hour the workspace becomes available to others.
  • The library is not responsible for any personal belongings.
  • Please return the parking disc where you picked it up.

Student kitchenettes

In Växjö student kitchenettes are situated in houses B, F, J, K, M and N. Here you can warm up and eat your own food, as well as find refrigerators for food storage.

Storage lockers

Do you need somewhere to store your belongings when you take a break? The library has storage lockers available for use during our regular opening hours.

Växjö:
The lockers are in the basement. The keys are in the locks and you deposit SEK 10 to use a locker.

MAP (lockers Växjö | MAP (lockers Kalmar)

Group rooms and student workspaces

A large number of student workspaces are situated throughout the library. For instance, there are individual workspaces, some of which are equipped with computers, silent study areas and group rooms. Some of the group rooms and workspaces are bookable.

MAP (Group study rooms, Växjö) | MAP (Group study rooms, Kalmar) 

Book a group room 

  • The group rooms are intended for group work.
  • Group rooms can be booked up to 7 days in advance and for a maximum of 6 hours during the immediate one week period.
  • Please cancel your booking if you do not intend to use it.

Timetable for group rooms in VäxjöTimetable for group rooms in Kalmar


Book a group room

The easiest way to book is by using the graphic booking function. Scroll down for detailed instructions.

TV Monitors for group work

Some of our group rooms have TV monitors so you can connect your computer to show something to your classmates. They are easy to connect and free to use. You can find a short video on how to use these below:

How to use the monitor for group rooms in Växjö (00:49)

How to use the monitor for group rooms in Kalmar (01:14)

Classrooms

Library teaching sessions usually take place in the library classrooms.


Kalmar
St2009 are situated on the second floor. Map (St2009).

Växjö
The library classrooms UB3009 and Alexandria are situated on the third floor. MAP (UB3009) MAP (Alexandria)

Use of computers

Please use the University Library computers in accordance with Linnaeus University regulations on the usage of computers, networks and system resources and SUNET's acceptable use policy and code of ethics.

A pleasant study environment

The comfort of the library is our mutual responsibility. Please leave your workspace the way you would like to find it yourself.

Individuals who severely disturb library activities, for example by behaving in an insulting, discriminating or otherwise offensive manner, may be expelled from the library immediately.