Quiet Study Zone Policy
The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries are committed to meeting the needs of library users by providing an environment conducive to study, research, and collaborative learning. In order to provide spaces that allow for a variety of study styles, the following guidelines are provided:
The following noise producing activities are not permitted in quiet or silent study zones. These prohibited activities may include, but are not limited to:
Violations of this policy should be reported to library staff at a service desk. Individuals who do not comply with University Libraries' policies may be asked to leave and if necessary, University Police will be called to take charge of a situation involving non-compliance with library or university policies.
It is to be noted that while loud conversations and other noise is discouraged in other areas of the Libraries, there is no expectation of silence in those areas.