Group Study Areas

SMALL GROUP RESEARCH AREA


The Library provides a unique area for groups working on research projects, available right behind the reference desk. 

You will have a spot for your very own computer to perform your research together, a place to browse through books you may want to check out or reference books, and a librarian nearby ready and willing to help you with your research!

GROUP STUDY ROOMS

Chabot Library provides three study rooms that groups of two or more people can sign up for up to a maximum of two hours a day. A sign up book is available at the reference desk and you can sign up to a week in advance. You need to show up within five minutes after the time you signed up, otherwise that time is forfeited.

students reading books

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Student Computing Lab

Chabot College Library is home to a student computing lab in the Mezzanine (the second floor of the library). Currently enrolled Chabot and Las Positas students have access to 56 PCs and 2 Macs in addition to a scanner. All you need is your W ID to log in. All computers are equipped with Microsoft Office 2007. To get directions on printing in the library, visit the How Do I Print Page.

LAB RULES:

  • Internet chats, messengers, games, and usenet are prohibited.
  • Changing any setting on any machine is prohibited.
  • Food and drink are not allowed.
  • Downloading any software is prohibited, whether it be from your disk or from the Web.
  • Printing is ten cents per page.
  • Any conversations in this study area should be kept to a minimum.
  • NO CELL PHONE USE ALLOWED
  • No other ID other than a CURRENT Chabot/Las Positas College ID will be accepted.
  • Computers are designated for academic use only.
  • Lab assistants can not repair hardware/software issues.
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    Audio/Visual Center

    In the Mezzanine you will find the Chabot Library Audio/Visual Center where you can browse an extensive CD, DVD, VHS, and Audiocassettes. Equipment to view/listen to our audio/visual materials are also available in the Mezzanine. The Audio/Visual Center is also equipped with electrical outlets for laptops.

    You can contact the Audio/Visual Center at (510) 723-6766.

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