Welcome to Computer and Room Booking System
Guidelines for using the Project Rooms and Booths:
- Project rooms and booths are only for use by students doing university-related work. They are not to be used for external purposes such as tutoring or other business activities.
- Please keep all furniture in the project rooms, and do not move furniture from other library spaces into the project rooms.
- Ensure you keep the spaces clean and orderly, and follow the Library policies on food and drink.
- If you are more than 10 minutes late, Library or Student IT staff may cancel your booking to allow others to use the space.
Project Rooms : There are 4 rooms for small group project work, which can accommodate up to 5 people per room. All rooms have whiteboards, and an LCD screen (bring your own laptop). They are available for all staff and students for a period of 1-2 hours at a time.
Project Rooms : There are 10 rooms on the ground floor, which are available for small group project work. Rooms 1-3 each accommodate up to 5 people, Rooms 4-9 up to 8 people, and Room 10 up to 10 people. Rooms 1 and 5-10 each have an LCD screen (bring your own laptop); all rooms include whiteboards. They are available for all staff and students for a period of up to 2 hours at a time.
Study booths : We have 11 booths available for small group project work. All (except Booth 4) have LCD screens (bring your own laptop) and can accommodate up to 4 people. They are available for all staff and students for a period of 1-2 hours at a time. Booths 1-3 are situated near the circular staircase; Booths 4-11 are towards the north end of the ground floor.
Study rooms for graduates: These are smaller rooms on the ground and second floors which are suited to private, individual study. You must be a graduate student to use of these rooms. They can be booked for a period of up to 1-2 hours at a time. Ask at the service desk for further information.
Project Rooms : There are 4 rooms available for small group project work, each accommodating up to 6 people. They are available for all staff and students for a period of 2 hours at a time. All rooms contain LCD screens (bring your own laptop) and whiteboards.
Eastern Resource Centre (ERC)
Project Rooms: There are 5 rooms on Level 1 of ERC for small group project work, each accommodating up to eight people. These rooms contain LCD screens (bring your own laptop). There are also 2 rooms on Level 5, which can accommodate up to 5 people each. They are available for all staff and students for a up to 2 hours at a time.
Giblin Eunson Library
Project Rooms : There are 15 project rooms available for small group project work, each accommodating up to 6 people. These are numbered Rooms 1-6 and 8-16 and bookings can be made from Monday to Sunday. Project Room 7 is reserved for staff use Monday-Friday but students are welcome to use the room Saturday-Sunday if vacant. They can be booked for up to 2 hours at a time.
Project Rooms 1-5 and 7-9 have an LCD screen that connects to a PC workstation. These screens can not connect to personal laptops. Project Rooms 6 and 11-16 have an LCD screen but no PC, and Room 10 has a whiteboard but no PC or LCD screen.
Lenton Parr Library (Southbank)
Media Viewing Rooms : There are four media viewing rooms, each with a television and DVD player. Rooms 1 and 2 have couches; Rooms 3 and 4 have tables and chairs. The rooms accommodate up to six people each, and bookings can be made for up to three hours.
You must borrow a key and remote controls from the Service Desk before you can access the rooms.
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|Brownless Biomedical Library|
|Eastern Resource Centre (ERC)|
|Giblin Eunson Library|
|Lenton Parr Library (Southbank)|
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There are three different types of computers available in the Library.
- Express 30-minutes WALK-UP only. (When all in use, you can join a virtual queue.)
- Scanner. This computer has a flatbed scanner attached to it, bookable for up to 1 hour’s use.
- Standard. This computer is available as walk-up as well as advance booking. Use is for up to 3 hours.
How to book a computer
1. Go to the Booking’s page: https://bookit.unimelb.edu.au
2. Login by entering your Student Portal’s username and password.
3. Select your library.
In the Where section, use the Library pull-down list to select a library and the Location pull-down list to view the different computer locations in that library.
In the When section, select the date you would like to book the computer for. � You can book a computer up to 14 days in advance, with 3 outstanding bookings at the one time.
4. Select your computer.
Select either a 3-hr Standard PC or a 1-hr PC+Scanner computer.
Then click on a free white slot on the booking grid.
5. Set your session start and end times. By using the pull-down menus.
You have the option to Email booking receipt. This is recommended :)
6. Click Save to save your booking.
If it has not been possible to save the booking you will be presented with the reason at this stage. Possible reasons might include that someone has already booked the computer in question whilst you were making the booking, the computer might have been marked faulty whilst you were making the booking, the user in question is banned, the user already has a booking on another computer, perhaps in a different Location, at the desired time or the user has reached their daily booking limit.
7. View your booking.
The booking screen will update to display your booking shown in a yellow block of color.
If you wish to edit the start/finish times or delete the booking, click on the yellow block.
8. Logout by clicking the Logout link in the top right corner when you have finished.
Forgotten your booking details?
If you have forgotten the details of your booking, log into the Booking System and click on the MY BOOKINGS button from the menu bar.
You will be taken to the Search screen. Search for your booking by typing in your username and click the search button icon.
- Click on Edit if you wish to change your start/finish times or delete your booking.
- Logout by clicking the Logout link in the top right corner when you have finished.
When all of the Express computers are in use, you can enter a queue for the next available one.
1. Click on the � button to join the queue.
2. The Booking Properties window will appear. Click Save.
3. A Confirmation message will be displayed informing you that the estimated wait time is approximately “x” minutes. Click Yes.
4. Watch the Queue Monitor to see when your computer will become available.
For example, the queue in Baillieu Library's Ground Floor: https://bookit.unimelb.edu.au/MyPC/Front.aspx?page=queueMonitor&locationId=2