steven bell deposited Stop Having Fun and Start Being Quiet: Noise Management in an Academic Library in the group Library & Information Science on Humanities Commons 5 years, 10 months ago
Academic libraries are supposed to be places of silence and deep study. Tell that to the students watching a video, talking on cell phones or working on a group assignment. Today’s academic libraries need to accommodate students’ desires for quiet and socialization. This essay offers recommendations for noise management in academic libraries.