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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

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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.

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Enforcing the Quiet Policy

If you’re going to call the areas quiet areas you’ve got to enforce the rule. What are the purpose of the employees sitting in these areas that are designated quiet if they refuse to acknowledge the few people that talk

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Noise Outside of Ellis

Okay.. .not rocket science here. I am sitting in the quiet area on the first floor attempting to work/study and outside the window is a band with drums and guitars playing some religious music.  Not harping on this because it

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Noisy Patrons

People talking in the designated quiet areas (for example the computer area by the movies and magazines) and playing music through headphones that can be heard is becoming more and more of a problem that needs to be addressed. It

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Loud Students

I am in the library right now and there is a group of students in the back by the windows that have been having a full out conversation and being really loud the past hour, can someone please advise them.

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Noise in Ellis Library Stairwells

Thank you for this observation. We will keep this comment on file if we decide to update our quiet policy. Right now we have three completely quiet areas in Ellis Library: the CPPR room on the 1st floor, which has

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Noisy Patron in Quiet Area

I’m sitting in the quiet computer areas right now, and I have been here for the last two weeks everyday. There’s a chinese girl who wears red backpack, and talk very loud everytime when I see her. Just a minutes

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Complaint About Noise in Ellis Library

I completed my undergraduate degree in another state but came to MU to begin my graduate studies.  Ellis Library is a wonderful facility…but to consider it a learning facility is almost a joke at times.  Do people not know that

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Suggestion on Notifying Library Staff About Noise

As indicated by many of the previous suggestions, there is a noise problem in some areas of the library that should be quiet study areas. I’ve thought this a number of times myself, and I think it would be awesome

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