The Usability Lab on the fourth floor is equipped with a workstation and software for capturing and analyzing human-computer interaction to assess software, interfaces, and other technology products. Video capture is made possible by point/tilt/zoom cameras located on two walls. When not in use for usability research, the lab may be used for small group collaboration.
Reservation and Use Guidelines:
May be reserved up to 30 days in advance by NC State faculty, students, and staff, for period ranging from 1 to 8 hours.
When not reserved, this room is available for drop-in use.
This room offers technical capabilities that may require special preparation and testing prior to a scheduled activity. To learn about these capabilities, users may request a consultation.
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.
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