Miller Nichols Library Noise Level Expectations

Not sure where to study in Miller Nichols Library? This guide to noise levels might help:

Ground Floor Noise level: Quiet Conversation

  • Expect noise and normal conversation at entrance, Music/Media Desk, and hallway to stairs and elevator.
  • Limited noise and quiet group study are permitted behind the glass partition.

1st Floor Noise level: Regular Conversation

  • Interactive study is permitted and expected.
  • Cell phone use is allowed, as long as conversations are kept at regular speaking voice.

2nd Floor Noise level: Quiet Conversation

  • Limited noise and muted group study are permitted.
  • IS Computer Lab, per IS guidelines: “People working in study groups are asked to keep their voices down as much as possible. Cell phone conversations are not allowed.”

3rd Floor Noise level: Quiet Conversation

  • Limited noise and quiet group study are permitted.

4th Floor Noise level: Silent

  • No conversation or group study, but typing on computers is permitted.
  • Cell phones should be silenced. Talking on cell phones is not permitted, but phones may be answered and taken off the floor.
  • Audio may be listened to with headphones, as long as it is inaudible to others.

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