Category Archives: Study spaces

Round tables

Where did the big round tables on the 1st floor go?  I think many students prefer tables to comfy chairs or desks, and the front room can be very noisy. Thanks for taking the time to share your comments via … Continue reading

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Photos in the Library

I fell uncomfortable with people taking pictures of me, which they seem to be doing for this photo survey.  It makes me not want to use the library/study here. For a short period of time we conducted a use study … Continue reading

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Second Floor Desks

When there were large desks near the music section on the 2nd floor, they were full every night, especially Sundays.  I used to arrive at the library a few hours earlier just to claim one of the desks because they … Continue reading

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Front table outlets

Please fix the outlets on the front tables These outlets are 11 years old and we understand they they need to be repaired.  Once we identify a vendor that can fix or replace them we plan to do so.   … Continue reading

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Quiet spaces

The other Government Publications room is the only isolated, non-claustrophobic, silent, space.  Unfortunately, it is always occupied.  We miss the big desks in the music section! It’s always tough when spaces change! The Government Publications room is a quiet, isolated … Continue reading

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Desks on the Fourth Floor

Please return desks or armchairs to the fourth floor in the space next to the wall to the left of the door. This used to be a great place to study, and now the space isn’t being utilized at all. … Continue reading

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Individual rooms with computers

Please bring back print release stations. Also the individual rooms with computers on the main floor Hopefully the printing situation has resolved (you can find more info about that here). Here’s some information, though, about the individual room computers. This … Continue reading

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Study Carrels on Mezzanine

I have written every 5+ page paper since Spring of freshman year at the big desks in the music section.  Now I am a senior and they are gone.  I would like to see more individual study spaces outside of … Continue reading

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Learning Commons is loud!

Please, please, please do something about the noise in the learning commons. It is extremely difficult to work when it feels like a zoo in there. Let’s start with the bad news…The Learning Commons is not designed to be a … Continue reading

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Tours in the Reading Room

Can the ‘school plan’ map be moved to a different are of the library, or the old place? Sitting in the reading room is nice but it is attractive for talkative tours. Isn’t student learning the primary object rather than … Continue reading

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