Wednesday, March 09, 2005


Yes, like you, my profound meditation has been more than occasionally interrupted by noise in the Library - even in the quiet areas. It gets so a virtual cat cannot even hear himself purr! The Library staff has assured me that they will do their best not to contribute to the noise and to post signs to better demarcate talking areas from quiet study areas. Nonetheless, for the librarians and staff to eliminate all noise, they would have to become constant noise patrol - and would thereby have to abandon all other functions, such as helping you with your research, lending wireless cards and signing out study rooms.

So, we need your help to address this issue. If you are concerned about noise in the Library, as I know from your comments many of you are, please attend the soon to be rescheduled Library Open Forum. Watch your email and this space for the new date and time.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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