We have received many complaints from students who feel
that their fellow students are being too noisy. Please remember that even
if you are the type of student who can study well around noise and
commotion, not everyone else feels the same way. Please take note that all
reading rooms and stack areas in the Library are Quiet Study Zones. The
only exception is the reading area immediately next to the Reference Desk
on the 1st floor.
Never engage in
conversation. A few words at a whisper should always suffice. If you must
engage in conversation, take it to the Library stairwells or
Make sure the sounds on your laptop
are off and your iPod isn’t loud enough for others to
When you enter or leave a group study
room, remember to close the door behind you.
If you become aware of a noisy facilities condition—such as
a squeaky door, a thumping photocopier, or a rumbling equipment —
report it immediately to the Library staff at ext. 2332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.