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Grooup Study

Group Work and Study Spaces


Group study rooms are simple, enclosed meeting spaces seating up to 10 in the Richardson and Loop libraries. Reservable by current students, staff and faculty.

Group work tables seat from 6 to 8 people and exist in open areas of the Richardson Library.  Powered by media:scape technology, the tables allow users plug in computers and other devices and share content on single or double screens. Reservable by current students, staff and faculty.


Richardson Library

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Reserve a group work table

Loop Library

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Loop Campus Student Affairs Office

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Specialized Labs/Rooms at Richardson Library

Specialized Labs/Rooms at Richardson Library

Maker Hub

3d printing machines in the Maker Hub

The Maker Hub is a new, experimental and creative space intended to connect DePaul researchers, makers, and entrepreneurs from across campus and beyond with specialized equipment and a collaborative atmosphere for design and innovation.

Contact April Hummons about scheduling a classroom session in the Maker Hub.

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Green Screen / Studio G

Photograph of Studio G in Richardson LIbrary

A multi-purpose media production suite located on the second floor of the John T. Richardson Library. It can be used for photography, video shoots, and music production. The suite is equipped with a state-of-the-art lighting system that is programmed with presets for different lighting situations. Other equipment:

  • 88-key MIDI-controller keyboard
  • 25-key keyboard with drum pad
  • 2 USB turntables
  • 1 USB microphone

Reserve Studio G


Media Studios

Solo use media studio

The media production studios include seating for 1 to 2 people. All studios include MacPros with single or double screens conducive to video and sound editing.

Microphones, cameras, keyboards, analog media players and other hardware can be checked out to serve different purposes such as sound or video recording, presentation practice, podcasting, digitization, and digital preservation.

Usability Studio (Studio E)

iMacs in the Usability Lab

This is a lab with three iMacs with FaceTime cameras loaded with the Silverback usability software application. It also contains a two way mirror for objective observation from the adjacent studio F*. An intercom phone is also available to instruct test participants remotely if desired. Reservable by current students, faculty, and staff.

*Studio F is a functioning media studio and must be reserved separately if you would like to use it for your testing.

Reserve a media studio

Teaching & Learning Spaces at Richardson Library

Teaching & Learning Spaces

Richardson Library

Reserve a Teaching & Learning space at JTR.

JTR 206

Photo of conference table in Idea Lab 1.

This is a small group meeting room seating 12 with resident computer, laptop plug in, and digital panel for group presentation. Also includes white board and fabric pin walls for brainstorming and display of non-digital content.  Reservable by current faculty and staff only.


JTR 207

Photo of Idea lab 2.

A community event, teaching, and workshop space to discuss topics such as digital mapping, text and data mining, 3-D modelling, and data visualization. A laptop cart with 20 Mac laptops is available for use. It seats up to 30 people and tables may be reconfigured. Includes surround sound and DVD/Blu-Ray player. Reservable by current faculty and staff only.


Scholar's Lab (JTR 103)

This is a room of 6 group work tables seating 5 each with attached digital panels and resident computers allowing a large group to break apart into smaller teams to work with digital content. Also includes podium computer at lectern, overhead projector, and screen for presenters.  A laptop cart with 12 Mac laptops is available for use. Maximum capacity is 30.  Reservable by current student organizations, faculty and staff.  


Loop Library


Photo of tabes and monitors in the Loop Library Collaboratory.

The Collaboratory is a shared space where DePaul faculty can creatively collaborate on research, teaching, course design, and more.

Reserve the Collaboratory at the Loop Library.

Meeting Spaces in Richardson Library

Meeting Spaces in Richardson Library

Conference Room

Rosati Conference Room

A large room with projector screen and PC. Reservable by student organizations, staff and faculty. (Not reservable for student study groups)

Reserve the Rosati Room.