Answered By: Gwen Jones
Last Updated: Jun 09, 2020     Views: 4596

There are 3 study zones within the library, denoting the permitted noise levels: group study, quiet study and silent study.

  • Normal volume talking
  • Mobile phones permitted in areas designated as group study
  • In the Harold Cohen Library, this applies to:
    • Foyer
    • Lower Ground Floor
    • Upper Ground Floor study tables
    • Ground Floor Refreshments and Group Study Room
    • Ground Floor Computer Rooms PC1 and PC2
    • Second Floor Computer Rooms PC5 and PC8
    • Third Floor
    • Fourth Floor
  • In the Sydney Jones Library, this applies to:
    • Entrance
    • Basement Group Study Room, Abercromby Wing
    • Ground Floor of Abercromby Wing
    • Second Floor Abercromby Wing
    • Links on the Ground floor
  • Keep conversation levels low and to an absolute minimum
  • Turn off mobile phone alerts
  • Do not use this area for group study or discussion
  • Do not conduct phone conversations
  • Use laptops with consideration (use headphones and sound must be inaudible to those nearby)
  • In the Harold Cohen Library, this applies to:
    • Upper Ground Floor Postgraduate Room
    • First Floor Quiet Study Room
    • Second Floor Computer Rooms PC6 and PC7
  • In the Sydney Jones Library, this applies to:
    • First Floor Abercromby Wing
    • Ground Floor Grove Wing
    • First Floor Grove Wing
    • First and Second Floor link
    • Mobile phone use is however permitted in the stairwells
  • Work silently at all times including when using laptops and computers
  • Refrain from rustling food wrappers and eating noisy food
  • Turn off mobile phone alerts
  • Ensure any personal listening equipment is inaudible to those nearby
  • In the Harold Cohen Library, this applies to:
    • Silent Study Rooms
    • First Floor Computer Rooms PC3 and PC4
  • In the Sydney Jones Library, this applies to:
    • Second Floor Grove Wing
    • mobile phone use is however permitted in the stairwells

Please respect the wishes of others who have chosen to work in these designated areas.

 

If you are being disturbed by noise

Contact our Roving Library Assistants/Rovers, by text or email, Monday-Friday during term time 9:00am-9:00pm and weekends 8am until 1pm.

Or email: library@liverpool.ac.uk

Tell us your study location and we'll send someone along.

During the summer vacation, and at the Leahurst library, please inform a member of staff at the Help Desk or reception if noise is a problem.

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