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Computer workstations in the University Library City Centre


Study places

All study places in the UB City Centre and UB Zernike are freely accessible, with the exception of the UG-only periods. In these weeks surrounding the exam periods you must reserve a study place upfront (you need your UG or Hanze student number for this). 

Please note: in UG-only periods the UB City Centre is accessible for students and staff of the University of Groningen only, see: Exam periods: UG-only weeks .
At the UB Zernike, students from both the UG and the Hanze have access in this period.
  • Reception desk UB City Centre (e.g. for questions on study places): Monday through Friday 8.30 am - 5 pm: tel.  050 36 35000.
  • Servicedesk UB City Centre:
    Monday through Friday, from 8.30 am until 5 pm (050 36 35020), or e-mail us at library
  • Servicedesk UB Zernike:
    Monday through Friday, from 9 am - 5 pm (050 36 33708) or e-mail us at library

In the reading room on the first floor of the UB City Centre, there are 152 workstations.

  • The on/off button of the computer is situated on the right hand side in the opening of the wooden box.
  • On the computers, UWP (Windows 10) is installed.
  • There are 8 computers on which LWP (Linux) is installed; these can be found at the far right of the room.

There are no extra electricity sockets for laptops or mobile phones on the computer desks. It is not recommended to use your own laptop on the computer workplace! This is possible in the rest of the building.

To charge a telephone, you can use the USB port on the front of the computer.
It is not allowed to remove plugs from the sockets in order to put in your own plug!

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