Due to continued indoor temperatures and humidity, the University Library and Science Library will remain closed.

We apologize for the inconvenience. Learn more about accessing materials and services while we are closed.

University Library: LI 126, LI 127, and LI 128

The rooms are for individual use. The rooms are not soundproof.

Available technology includes:

  • Windows PC
  • HD Webcam
  • WebEx
  • Zoom
  • Skype
  • OBS, Open Broadcaster Software
  • Microsoft Teams

Reserve a Video Chat Room

Book a Video Chat Room Online

Policies for Use

  • The rooms are only available to University at Albany students, faculty, and staff who are eligible registered borrowers of the Library.

  • To access the rooms request the room key at the Circulation Desk

  • The rooms accommodate one person and may be used for up to three hours per day.

  • The rooms may be reserved in advance and are available on demand when not reserved.

  • Reservations will be held for 15 minutes after reserve start time before being cancelled.

  • The fine for a room key returned after due date and time is $15 per hour or any part of the hour.

  • Please abide by the University Libraries’ Code of Conduct and the Responsible Use of Information Technology Policy

  • University Libraries staff reserve the right to enter the room at any time.

The video chat rooms are not available for individual or group study.

Where To Find

The Video Chat Rooms are located on the first-floor north side of the University Library.