LVL - 2nd Floor

    Amenities:
  • No Computer

Leavey Second Floor Reopened Following Summer Renovations

Renovation of the 2nd floor in Leavey Library is complete. All areas of the 2nd floor received new carpet, paint and furniture that matches the décor of the 1st floor and basement.  Upgrades include:

Thirteen of the group study rooms (201A-G and 202B-H) on the 2nd floor have been enhanced with 30" Samsung monitors and HDMI cables, so that students can display their laptop screens on the large monitors.  These rooms hold 4-6 students each. Reserve these rooms online at http://libcal.usc.edu/booking/lvl2

Room 202I is available for large study groups of up to 14 students.  Reserve online at http://libcal.usc.edu/booking/lvl2

Room 202A is first come first served for up to 14 students.

Room 201D is reserved for librarian consultations; it is open for study space when not in use.  The room holds up to 14 students, and provides a large 60" Samsung display and long tables for study.  The room is equipped to allow students to project to the large display from their mobile devices.  See instructions in the room for more information.

  • more study seats - increased from 206 to 310 seats
  • upgraded desktop computers - increased to 76 Windows and Mac desktops running productivity, statistical, and design software
  • more access to electricity for laptop users - group study rooms have tables with electrical outlets for laptop use, new study tables and laptop lounge chairs provide easy access to electricity
  • more collaborative rooms - 17 group study rooms hold 4-6 students each, 2 new group study rooms (202A and 202J) added for large groups of 14 students each
  • more printer/scanner/copiers - new "printer bar" holds 4 printer/scanner/copiers and 1 photocopier
  • faster network connectivity - within the next month, network connectivity will increase 10 times to 1 gigabit per second 
  • new reading area in lobby - New Books (books added within last three months) and McNaughton Collection (recent bestsellers), with comfortable chairs 
  • Information Desk - open all building hours with help for reference questions, printer and computer issues on the 2nd floor
  • Library Security Desk - laptop lock checkout and help with security issues
  • Research Consultation Room - research consultations with librarians

The 2nd floor renovation was funded by the Provost's Office.  

To reserve a group study room, go to: http://libcal.usc.edu/reserve/lvl2