The Fishbowl is a seminar room uniquely designed to promote the open exchange of ideas and as a hub for cross-disciplinary and collaborative work. It offers table seating for 12 along with a multi-touch display and audiovisual technology, all within transparent walls that allow others to see the activities take place inside. The Fishbowl is a space for collaborative learning and research and is not intended for other purposes such as administrative meetings or formal classroom instruction.
Reservation and Use Guidelines:
May be reserved up to 30 days in advance by NC State faculty, for periods of up to 4 hours
May be reserved by students and staff up to 7 days in advance, for periods ranging from 30 minutes to 4 hours, by request
When not reserved, this room is available for drop-in use.
15-minute grace period for arrival, before the space becomes available for other users.
Rooms cannot be reserved or held by placing personal belongings in them. Unattended items will be removed.
The NCSU Libraries reserves the right to change a user’s reservation, if necessary, and will provide as much advance notice as possible should this be necessary.
Users are requested to cancel reservations in advance if their plans change, so that the rooms can be available to others
Library staff and Student Technology Advisors are available to provide help on demand in the Group Study Rooms, including research consultation and technical support
Request help at any time from Ask Us via the touchpad located in each room or via the web, telephone, and mobile devices
The Reservation Request Form provides options for requesting assistance in advance of a reservation