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Architecture LibraryBute Library

Bute group study room bookings go online!

26 January 2015
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Need to book a group study room? The process has now been fully automated, meaning you can book from wherever you have access to the internet on a computer or mobile device. The direct web address you’ll need to use is, or from the home page, select the Students & Staff tab, then Libraries, then Find a group study room, then select the online booking link and log in using your Cardiff University username and password.

Step 1: Using the drop-down box, select the number of people who will be using the room, and then select the Bute Building from the list of locations.

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Step 2: Select a date (tip: click Select multiple days/weeks if you wish to book multiple days in multiple weeks).

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Step 3: Select a start time and a session length (the maximum time allowed per session is 2 hours, back-to-back sessions by the same group that exceed 2 hours will be declined).

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Step 4: All available library group study rooms within the Bute Building will be shown here. If a room is already booked, it will not appear in the list. We have 2 rooms in the Bute Library and 2 rooms in the Architecture Library on the 2nd floor, numbered 1-4. If no rooms are available for this time slot, click on Show more options to display more available time slots later in the day. You could also go back and select a room in one of the other libraries on campus.

Select the room you’d like to book from the list by ticking the box.

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Step 5: Confirm your name and contact details and enter an Explanation of Use, then select Confirm Request.

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Step 6: Your booking has been requested and you’ll receive an automated email to your university email address. However, **your booking will not have been confirmed until you’ve received a confirmation email**, which will arrive after we’ve processed your request.

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You can review the status of your bookings or cancel your requests by logging back in to and selecting My requests.  Please also refer to our study room code of conduct.