This policy is designed to ensure there is a variety of study space in the library with different levels of noise.  Signage is prominently displayed at the entrance(s) to these areas.  Library faculty and staff are responsible for enforcing this policy.

Quiet Areas

There are three designated quiet areas in The Valley Library.  These are the 4th and 5th floor Rotundas, and the study area directly south of the main elevators on the 3rd floor.  Floor maps designate these areas.

The following are enforced in quiet areas.

  • No cell phone use
  • Limited, quiet talking
  • Individual study

Silent Floor

The sixth floor is designated as a silent floor.

The following are enforced in quiet areas:

  • No cell phone use
  • No talking
  • Individual study
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