The fifth and sixth flfth floors of Alkek house the library's general collections organized by call number. Portions of each floor are designated quiet zones for independent study. The open study areas include open tables and study carrels.
Also on the floors along the perimeter are Group Study Rooms and Small Study Rooms. Group Study Rooms can be reserved using the reservation system.. Smaller study rooms for individual or groups of up to three are also found here and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.