Today, the noise level in the new study area will be around a 7 (on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being noisiest). In other words, you probably want to avoid that area, unless you're in one of the study rooms. When in the study rooms, the noise is dulled somewhat, though it will not disappear completely.
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
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