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Spaces & Technology

Study & computing


Book group rooms

These rooms provide the space and technology to facilitate and support group or collaborative work and study.



Quiet reading rooms

Our two quiet classic reading rooms provide contemplative, inspirational, and serene spaces for independent study, deep thought, and concentration.



Library computers

Users can access computer workstations on every floor of the Library during our scheduled open hours. A mixture of quick access and account login workstations are available to meet various user needs.



Find a computer

With Mount Royal's real-time computer availability widget and Library map, you can find where an available computer in either the Library or during an open lab time in any of the eight Teaching Labs.



Library software

Search for software in the Library by location or software name



Print, copy, scan

There is a printing room located on every floor of the library. In addition to printers, users will also find the supplies needed to finish projects and papers.


Teaching & learning


Audio production rooms

Expand on your approach to teaching and learning or finally create that passion project. Library users have an opportunity to pursue a multitude of digital projects with the help of specialized video and sound editing equipment and software.



Data hub

Centralized support for student and faculty use of numeric, qualitative, and spatial data throughout its lifecycle.


Experience Lab

The MRU Experience Lab is a creative space for students, faculty, staff and community to explore and experience virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), and augmented reality (AR).



Ideas Lounge

A gathering space designed to support public lectures, presentations, workshops, showcases and other interactive events. Surrounded by glass and featuring a 7x2 metre visualization wall, this is the ideal option for an engaging public setting.



Immersion Studio

This “grey box” room allows projection of images or information on all four walls of the room at the same time, creating a unique 360º experience for teaching, learning and research.



Library classrooms

The Library Classrooms on the first floor (EL1470A/B) provide computer lab space designed specifically for hands-on Library instruction and other computer-based learning. Both rooms are designed to allow for flexible and innovative teaching, active learning, and collaboration.



Maker Studio

A makerspace open to students, faculty, staff and community users to explore ideas and concepts. Come in and experiment with new equipment, tools, and software to approach projects in a hands-on way.



Visualization classroom

Our Visualization Classroom features one of our two resident visualization walls - a large-scale high-resolution digital display that joins 15, 55” LCD monitors to create one large screen.

Building amenities


Book our spaces

Library spaces in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre are designed to support the learning, teaching, and scholarship-related activities of our students, staff, faculty, and community.




Explore areas of the library



Health & wellness

Not only is the Riddell Library and Learning Centre filled with natural light and full of spectacular views, but throughout the Library, you will also find a variety of furniture options to support your health & wellness.




Take yourself on a tour: Download a self-guided tour brochure or pick one up from the Service Desk!