To maintain cleanliness and preserve print and electronic resources - food and drink are only allowed in the Gallery.
Students may bring in water bottles - but must keep them away from computers.
A library is a place people come to study, find books and articles, and also meet with friends and fellow students to research together.
Noise wafts in the open air. Conversations are heard clearly even when there aren't many people in the library or when students seem far away. Noise carries in this enclosed environment.
Suggestions to reduce noise in the library so everyone can get their research needs met include: