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Study Rooms and Spaces

Places to study in Sherrod Library

Open Study Spaces

Open Study Areas on 2nd-4th Floors

Open study areas with a mix of tables for groups and carrels for individuals are available in the book collections area on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors near the walls and windows.

  • Quiet discussion is allowed on 2nd and 3rd floors, quiet study on 4th floor.
  • Silence cell phones.
  • Use headphones to listen to audio.

Wall power outlets with USB ports for charging your mobile device(s) are available.Bring your own charging cable.

Silvers Reading Area, 2nd Floor

The Barbara Jaffe Silvers Memorial Library Endowment was established in 1993 by Herbert R. Silvers, a retired ETSU adjunct faculty member, in memory of his late wife, also former adjunct faculty in the Department of History.

The Silvers Reading Area on the 2nd floor of Sherrod Library contains part of her personal book collection, classics of 20th century literature, and current, popular books leased with support from the endowment. The leased collection is updated monthly.

You will find comfortable chairs with side tables for relaxed reading in this area.

233 Group Collaboration Area, 2nd Floor

​Mediascape Lounge

Located at the back of the second floor stacks.

Share up to four computer displays with Mediascape. 

Adapters to connect laptops and tablets with Display Port, HDMI, and Apple Lightning ports are available to borrow from the Ask Us desk.


Suite 311, 3rd Floor

Open Group Study
  • Open conversation.
  • Text, do not talk, on cell phones.
  • Set cell phones to vibrate or silent mode.
  • Use headphones to listen to audio.

USB Chargers

2nd Floor Chargers

3rd Floor Chargers

4th Floor Chargers