Homer Babbidge Library Room Listing

Homer Babbidge Library Room and Space Listing

Class of 1947 Conference Room 
Located on the Plaza Level with a maximum capacity of 55, the Class of 1947 Conference Room has flexible seating that can be arranged in a traditional classroom or seminar/conference style setup.  Reservations open to UConn faculty, staff, and approved student organizations.  Room features include:

  • Tables and chairs
  • Computer set up/wide screen
  • Ceiling mounted laser projector
  • DVD/Blu-Ray player
  • Tilt-pan-zoom camera
  • multiple cameras
  • multiple microphones
  • Dry erase board

Consultation Rooms 

Located on Level 1, Consultation Rooms 1105C and 1105D are designed for individual or small group library consultation.  Contact one of the Library’s Subject Specialists to make an appointment.


Instruction 1102
Located on Level 1 with a maximum capacity of 24, Instruction 1102 offers flexible seating.  Reservations open to UConn faculty and staff.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station with HDMI and VGA Connections
  • Front and Back Displays –  85″ LED Screens
  • Speakers and Microphone
  • Blu-Ray Player
  • Epson Document Camera
  • Video conferencing equipment (WebRTC or Webex)

Instruction 1136 (Formerly EC-1) Sponsored by the Class of 1948
Located on Level 1 with a maximum capacity of 19, Instruction 1136 has 18 individual computer stations in a standard classroom setup.  Reservations open to UConn faculty and staff.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station with HDMI and VGA Connections
  • Front Display – 70″ LED Screen
  • 18 Computer Stations
  • Speakers and Microphone
  • Blu-Ray Player
  • WePresent Wireless Presentation and Screen-sharing System

Instruction 1137  (Formerly URC) Sponsored by the Class of 1955
Located on Level 1 with a maximum capacity of 19, Instruction 1137 has 18 individual computer stations in a standard classroom setup.  Reservations open to UConn faculty and staff.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station with HDMI and VGA Connections
  • Front Display – 70″ LED Screen
  • 18 Computer Stations
  • Speakers and Microphone
  • Blu-Ray Player
  • WePresent Wireless Presentation and Screen-sharing System

Instruction 2118 (Formerly EC-2) Sponsored by the Class of 1952
Located on Level 2 with a maximum capacity of 37, Instruction 2118 has 18 shared computer stations in a standard classroom setup. Reservations open to UConn faculty and staff.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station
  • 18 Shared Computer Stations (two students per)
  • Dual Ceiling-mounted Projection Screens
  • Speakers and Microphone
  • WePresent Wireless Presentation

Maker Studio

Turn your idea into a tangible object! Our Maker Studio is located on Level 1 and houses multiple 3-D printers, laser engravers, and vinyl cutters to support research and creativity! Open to all, users must first complete an equipment and safety orientation. Click here for more information.


The Gathering Place at the Scholars’ Collaborative

Part of the Library’s Digital Scholarship program, the Scholars’ Collaborative provides consultation services and hosts workshops and social events that support faculty and student research across the areas of digital scholarship.  Please contact Jennifer Snow, Digital Scholarship, Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian for more information. 


Video Theater 1  Sponsored by the Class of 1953
Located on Level 2, Video Theater 1 has classroom style seating for 30.  Reservations open to UConn faculty, staff, and approved student organizations.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station
  • Ceiling-mounted LCD Projection Screen
  • Digital Surround-sound
  • Samsung Document Camera
  • If your Video Theater booking includes Library-owned media you must also submit a separate Reserve request.

Video Theater 2  Sponsored by the Class of 1951
Located on Level 2, Video Theater 2 has classroom style seating for 90.  Reservations open to UConn faculty, staff, and approved student organizations.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station
  • Ceiling-mounted LCD Projection Screen
  • DVD/Blu-Ray Player
  • VHS player
  • ELMO Document Camera
  • If your Video Theater booking includes Library-owned media you must also submit a separate Reserve request.

Visualization Studio

Located on Level 1 with flexible seating for 24, the Visualization Studio (Room 1101) features an immersive 24 by 41/2 foot screen to provide users with a unique visual experience.  Available to UConn faculty and staff for reservations.  Room features include:

  • 1 Instructor Station with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Controls
  • 24X4.5 Foot Screen with Configurable 4K High-definition Display
  • HDMI Connections for 1 to 3 Simultaneous Laptop Use
  • 24 Rolling Seats with Attached Side Tables