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Study Spaces

Study Spaces

Book & Attend

There is no drop in access to library study spaces in 26 York Street or Beaumont Hospital this year. Study spaces can be booked online.

Social distancing measures are in place and all study spaces reflect this. Library users must follow RCSI health and safety protocols in all study spaces and can keep up-to-date with changes to onsite health and safety protocols through Moodle, the student app and onsite signage.

The Heritage Collections in the Mercer Building remain closed until further notice.

Booking a Study Space

Book a study space online up to two days in advance on Study Time

Watch the video below for a demonstration on how to use Study Time

Having trouble booking a study space? Chat With Us in the tab on the right hand side of the screen 10am - 7pm or email

Video Tutorial

Guidelines for using RCSI Study Environments

Study environments are a shared communal resources.  There is a shared responsibility to maintain safety measures when using these spaces to protect student health and wellbeing. You should: 

  • Only visit the study environments if you have a pre-booked seat.  If you have any COVID-19 symptoms please do not come into these spaces. 

  • Observe 1m physical distancing by using the designated seats in the study environments and keep to the one way systems, entrance/exit guidelines. 

  • Adhere to the clean in/clean out policy when using study spaces.  Use the cleaning kits to disinfect your workspace before you sit down to study and again when you are leaving the space. 

  • Wear a face covering at all times. 

  • Maintain good hygiene practices – respiratory/cough etiquette, regular hand washing and using hand sanitiser in between. 

  • Take all personal belongings and materials with you when leaving the communal study environments. 

  • Leave the seat when your booked time is up and do not reserve it by leaving personal belongings or any other means.

  • Take regular breaks and leave the area after two hours for a minimum of 15 minutes to get fresh air.

Mercer Medical Centre COVID 19 Information for RCSI Students