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Marine Biology: Places to Study

This guide includes selected print and electronic books, journals, and databases as well as web resources in the field of marine biology.

Notes about Study Spaces:

Study Rooms on the Second and Third Floors:

Study rooms may be reserved through the Study Room Availability calendar, found in the Services tab on the College of Charleston Libraries website. Please be sure to check your email and confirm your reservation within 30 minutes of requesting the room. 

Other places to study on and off campus!

The College of Charleston North Campus is conveniently located in North Charleston at 3800 Paramount Drive, 29405. Equipped with modern classrooms, three computer labs, a library, a food POD (Provisions on Demand) and study space, the North Campus brings many of the College’s offerings to both working adults and traditional students throughout the tri-county region. 

Photo courtesy of North Campus



The Marine Resources Library located on James Island at the Ft. Johnson campus provides quiet study space with a connection to the eduroam wireless network. The library is open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.  Individual study space is available on a first come, first served basis.  Group study space is available in the class/meeting room when it is not booked. Booking is advisable.

Photo courtesy of Geoff Timms




For night owls, the 24 Hour Study Lounge in the Education Center Atrium is equipped with study tables, lounge chairs, desktop computers, and Wi-Fi. This lounge space is monitored by our Public Safety during the academic year from 10 pm until 6 am.

To find more places to study, the CofC Center for Student Learning provides an extensive list of places to study on and off campus.

Photo courtesy of Jared Seay