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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Library Group Room Reservation Procedures: Overview

This guide provides procedures and policies for reserving group rooms/study rooms and special media editing stations at the UIUC Libraries

Overview for Reserving Rooms

The UIUC Libraries offer a variety of rooms that can be reserved by groups of 2 or more individuals.  Media Editing computers in the Media Commons at the Undergraduate Library can also be reserved.  Please see the tabs above to learn more about policies and procedures of the various libraries.

How Do I Reserve a Room (call D!bs)?

Reserve an Open Group Study Room at:

You will need to sign in with your Net ID information and then will be directed to the Dibs screen

  1. Select number of people per room, if you want it for 1/2 hour, hour, 1 1/2 hours or two hours and  if you want it now, anytime, a morning, afternoon or evening.  Then select the date.   click Search
  2. Next, select which building you are interested in and then the room.
  3. Fill out the form for your information.  Then click Call D!bs (to submit your request)
  4. A confirmation email with room details, confirmation code, and cancellation link will be sent to the provided email address.

Please remember to log out after you finish your request (and close the browser)

Please note:   Food is not allowed in most libraries.  Beverages are permissible if they have lids.

Technical Help

For Library Staff:  Technology Help for D!bs is available 7:30-4:30 p.m. CST Monday through Friday

1. First check the web site for any known problems

2.  During office hours call:   

Office:     317.352.2188

Toll Free:   888.519.5770

3. On weekends:  Send an email to   and in the subject line put   "URGENT or HELP   if something needs immediate attention. On weekends someone does periodically check the queue for those subject line posts. 

Subject Guide

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