Available Spaces by Floor

Ground Floor: Quiet Conversation

Getting Help

Assistance is available at the Music/Media Library Service Desk.

Study Spaces

Music/Media Study Room is located to the west of the Music/Media Service Desk and may be reserved online. Minimum group size is 2 people and it accommodates up to 12 people. Same-day reservations only.

Open Spaces

Located throughout the Ground Floor with multiple individual study spaces that include tables, chairs, and vending machines near the Marr Sound Archives. Wall outlets are available throughout the floor. Open study spaces are not reservable.

Shelving Locations

Call Number M. Many other materials can be found within the Robot.

Technology

Patrons using Music/Media collections have priority use in the Listening/Viewing Lab, which includes:

1st Floor: Regular Conversation

Getting Help

Assistance is available at the Service Desk.

Study Spaces & Presentation Practice Rooms

Rooms are located on the northwest side of the floor and may be reserved online. These rooms can accommodate groups of 2 to 8 people.

Open Spaces

Located throughout the first floor with multiple collaborative study spaces: pods, rooms, tables, booths, and couches. Wall outlets are available throughout the floor. Open study spaces are not reservable. The iX Theatre is available for reservation (not as a study room) by calling (816) 235-1531. 

Technology
Food

The Robot Café serves coffee, cappuccinos, and lattes from The Roasterie, as well as smoothies, sandwiches, snacks, and salads.

Academic Support

The Writing Studio provides assistance with any aspect of your writing from class assignments to personal projects.

2nd Floor: Quiet Conversation

Getting Help

Assistance is available at the Lab Assistant Station. The Administrative Offices are also located on this floor.

Study Spaces & Presentation Practice Rooms

A glass-walled study room is located on the west side of the floor and can accommodate groups of 2 to 12 people. This space is equipped with wall-mounted white boards and markers, rolling white boards, and tables appropriate for group or individual study.

Open Spaces

There are multiple spaces suitable for collaborative or individual studying. Carrels, tables, booths, and couches are located throughout the floor. Open study spaces are not reservable.

Shelving Locations

Call Numbers A-L, N-ZA. Many other materials can be found within the Robot.

Technology
  • 48 computers
  • 1 scanner
  • 2 laser printers
  • Wall outlets near all carrels
  • White boards and markers
  • Wireless internet (for students, faculty & staff)

3rd Floor: Quiet Conversation

Getting Help

The LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives are located on this floor.

Study Spaces

Both groups and single study spaces are available on this floor.

Open Spaces

Room 325 is available for reservation (not as a study room) by calling (816) 235-1531.

Technology

The Math and Science Tutoring Labs are available for all students in addition to wireless internet, multiple rolling white boards, and markers.

Academic Support

Math and Science Tutoring (MaST) is dedicated to providing individual attention to math and science students. 

4th Floor: Silent

Getting Help

This is the silent floor of the library. Please use one of the following methods for help on this floor:

Study Spaces & Presentation Practice Rooms

This floor is equiped with many study carrels, armchairs, couches, single desks, and group study tables throughout.

Technology

The Interactive Learning Center (ILC) is located on this floor. Equipped with staff and many computer stations, this Math Lab and Biology studio is available to students in Math, Biology 108 and Biology 109. Wireless internet is also available on this floor.