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Gordon Library is equipped with conference rooms and labs that can be reserved by members of the WPI community for meetings, lectures, project work, and more. Check out the space descriptions and make your reservation today.

Gordon Library Conference Room

The Gordon Conference Room is located on the third floor of the library (Room 303), and includes a large conference room table, seating for 25, an LCD projector and screen, and multimedia podium with Logitech Meet Up software. The room can be reserved by WPI faculty and staff however students need an advisor present. Room reservations are mediated by Gordon Library staff who will inform you if your request is approved. 

Anderson Lab

The instruction lab is located on the first floor of the Library (entrances are through the Multimedia Lab) and is available to reserve for staff and faculty for library instruction and software training. Anderson Lab includes an instructor PC, projection system, DVD/VCR, a whiteboard and contains 14 PCs and seating for 20. The Anderson Lab is open to the WPI community for use during all Library open hours as long as there is not a reservation.

Nursing Room (Room 203)

The Gordon Library is now offering the WPI community a small but private room suitable for nursing mothers. The room (Room 203) is located on the library's main level (2nd floor/entry level), and is open all hours that the library is open, including evenings and weekends. The room offers a small recliner, a refrigerator, and a window with a curtain. Please reserve the room in advance by clicking below, and stop by the Information Desk to show your WPI ID and borrow the key. 

Studio@Gordon

Studio @ Gordon is an active study and work space for individual students, project teams and student groups. It can also be reserved and configured for informal class sessions. New furniture, including flexible tables and mobile white boards, will be in place beginning C Term 2022.

Phone Booths

The Phone Booths (Rooms 204 and 205) are private spaces available for an individual to conduct a phone interview, take a test, etc. They are located on the second floor of the library and can be reserved online.

Shuster Lab for Digital Scholarship

Beginning fall 2021 the Shuster Lab is the home for a grant-funded pilot, Digital Scholarship / With Purpose, a project dedicated to developing WPI's community of research and inquiry on diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.

Programs and events for C and D Terms 2022 can be found in the calendar on the project website. 

Located next to the Multimedia Lab on the first floor, the Shuster Lab has 6 workstations with specialized software, plus high-end scanning equipment, and presentation screens. When not scheduled for other activities and events, the lab is open and available for individual and small group learning, practice, and projects involving digital scholarship.

For more information about the Digital Scholarship With Purpose project and programs, please contact Digital Scholarship Outreach and Lab Coordinator Allie Fry, or email gr-dswp@wpi.edu.