Leavey Library Spaces


Collaborative Workrooms (for group study)

The Information Commons, located on the second floor, has 13 group study rooms designed for 4-6 people, and 2 large group study rooms that accommodate up to 14 students. All collaborative workrooms provide a PC, two white boards, dry erase markers, and network connections for laptops. Reservations may be made up to 7 days in advance online at libcal.usc.edu. You must have login with your USC NetID to book a reservation.

To reserve a group study room, go to: http://libcal.usc.edu

For more information regarding the use of our facilities, please see the Collaborative Workroom Policies and the USC Library Usage Policies.  


Other group study rooms in the Libraries can be found at:  https://libraries.usc.edu/spaces-overview?amenities[0]=113


Weingart Reading Room

Located on the first floor, the Weingart Reading Room has open study tables. The Reading Room is also home to the Wall of Scholars, which honors USC students who have received certain USC, national and international awards.

Periodicals Reading Room

Located on the first floor and adjacent to the Weingart Reading Room, the Periodicals Reading Room has open study tables and a carefully selected range of current journal titles from the disciplines, as well as some popular periodical titles. The Assistive Technologies Room is also located within the Periodicals Reading Room. 

Audio/Visual Room

Ten viewing stations with 20'' monitors and region-free DVD players are in the A/V Room, along with three VCR players.  For information about usage guidelines and checking out materials, see Policies.

Study Spaces

Study carrels and open tables provide comfortable study spaces on all floors.  Laptop connectivity is supported throughout the building and on the outdoor terrace through the USC wireless network.  Ethernet jacks are also provided on the second, third, and fourth floors.