Finals Time

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It happens every year – the run-up to finals is a high-stress, tension-filled time for the entire school. The staff in the library understands the need for concentration and quiet, but we all must take responsibility for creating that atmosphere. Here are a few suggestions:

Be considerate of others

  • If you need to speak to others, go outside of the library
  • Please set cell phones to vibrate and take calls in the stairwells or outside of the library
  • Even earphones can be loud enough to be distracting to others; be aware of your surroundings

If people are talking or being disruptive, notify a staff member at the Circulation Desk.

If someone is in your carrel, notify the person that you’re there to study and ask her/him to move; if the person refuses, notify a staff member.

Library staff want to help you get through this stressful time, so please don’t hesitate to let us know if you need assistance.