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Group Study Room Reservations: CAB 2030: Leir Data Observatory

This guide provides information on study rooms available for reservation at the Van Houten Library.

About CAB 2030

The Leir Data Observatory provides a dedicated high-tech collaborative work space for Library staff, and graduate students and faculty from the Martin Tuchman School of Management.


  • 3 Epson overhead projectors
  • Touch screen boards
  • 1 PC
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse
  • HDMI cables for a laptop to link to the NJIT network
  • 2 touch pencils for use with touch screen boards
  • 1 digital display monitor with WiFi access
  • 3 whiteboards


  • 6 flexible tables
  • 8 chairs
  • 4 lounge portable chairs

Quick Start Instructions

Left-side blended screen

  • Turn on by using the "left" controller behind the podium. Projector should automatically display the build-in computer.
  • Keyboard and mouse control on the podium control the left projection screen.
  • Screen is not compatible with a laptop. Use the build-in PC when in use.

Right-side blended screen

  • Turn on by using the "right" controller behind the podium. Choose PC to use the build-in PC or laptop to connect to your laptop.
  • Use both cables on the podium to connect your laptop.
    • HDMI cable for video output and the USB cable to use touch.
  • There is a PC and mouse that can be used to control the second screen PC in the podium. Only use when necessary.

Tips for the Touch Screens

  • Both screens are touch enabled for use without a keyboard or mouse.
  • Using the tip of your fingernail when touching the screen enables a more precise touch.
  • There are two touch "pencils" which allow for greater touch precision. They are mounted to the right of the second screen. 
  • An ease of access keyboard can be prompted on the touch screens by touching the keyboard logo on the bottom right of the display.

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