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Closing Announcement at Ellis Library

Hi, I just want to advise that Ellis library should change its notification/emergence ring tone to a more gentle and slightly increasing volume one instead of the one loud harsh sound beat, which really gives people “heart-attack”, especially considering students

Posted in Building Issues

Posting Flyers in Ellis Library

I am interested in posting flyers in Ellis Library to recruit participants for a study I am conducting through the Peer Relations Lab in the Department of Psychological Sciences. I was not clear from reading the webpage what the process

Posted in Signs/Handouts

Dirty Bathrooms

Please clean your male bathrooms more! There is no one in particular because they are all disgusting! Just used the restroom on the fourth-r floor. Literally smelled like someone took a bucket of urine and dumped it all over the

Posted in Building Issues

Lights in Cubicles

Provide lights at cubicle computers located on the east first floor Thanks for this comment, but we’re not sure exactly where you are talking about. Please email me directly at with more details.

Posted in Building Issues, Computer Issues

Website Link to Report Noisy Patrons

At my friend’s college, they have a thing on their website where if people are being loud, you can click the link and put your location and the problem. Then, a librarian or security will come and quiet them down

Posted in Quiet Study

Use of Grand Reading Room for Events

It would be nice if the big quiet room on the second floor could no longer being used for “library events.”  It really aggravates me when “events” are given priority over students’ studies, and at a university library no less.

Posted in Quiet Study

Free Trial of Database

“I tried to get the free trial to The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection to listen to recorded seminars for a research topc, but I got an email saying that I should forward the information to the “appropriate senior administration

Posted in Online Resources

Gum in the Library

“there is several gum almost beneath every desk, I hope they can be wiped out regually. maybe I can apply for that job” Thank you for your comments. We do have custodians who clean the tops of the  desks and

Posted in Building Issues

2nd Floor Curtains

The curtains on the 2nd floor in front of room #202H are not adjustable. I almost cannot see my laptop screen! Thank you for this comment. I will pass it along to our building coordinator.    

Posted in Building Issues

Problem with Wireless in the Library

The Wireless in the Library is spotty/and or incredibly slow, its not my computer because I don’t have this problem in the memorial union or student center. It’s especially bad during finals. Do something about this please!! We apologize for

Posted in Computer Issues