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University of Portland Clark Library

Library Orientation 2021-22

In the Library

The Clark Library provides a variety of seating and spaces for comfortable studying and collaborative work, including 20 group study rooms. Library users are asked to be considerate of others and follow the noise policy guidelines, along with the community policies in the Student Handbook.

                            The main floor (map) has the Service Desk, computer workstations, a Print/Copy area, a gallery, four group study rooms, and a mix of tables, couches, and two sit/stand desks. It tends to be an active and busy area. The group study rooms can be reserved online.

                            The lower floor (map) is the Quiet Floor and also houses the library's print books, periodicals, DVDs, and CDs. There are 7 group study rooms and a mix of tables, tablet chairs, and individual carrels. The open seating area of the floor is intended for individual study with minimal noise. The group study rooms and individual carrels can be reserved online

                            The upper floor (map) has the Digital Lab, library classroom, 9 group study rooms, and a mix of tables, tablet chairs, 2 sit/stand desks, balcony bar seating, and booth seating. The group study rooms and booth seating can be reserved online.

For other ideas on where to study, visit Best Places to Study on Campus.


If you want to meet in online study groups, Information Services supports these platforms for all current students:

For assistance, contact the Information Services Help Desk. | 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 | 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203-5798
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