Suggestions - Library and Information Commons

April, 2017

Please be more vigilant in policing students behaviour in the evening because it is very disruptive to our study.
    Quiet study
    The library is keen to provide an environment conducive to quiet study.

The library guard at the front entrance is employed to patrol the floors to enforce the library rules regarding disruptive behaviour and consuming inappropriate food/drink.

You are welcome to approach the guard to advise of him/her of such behaviour – if there is no one at the security desk please visit the Lending Desk and a staff member will follow-up on your complaint.


Elizabeth H. McKenzie
Lending, Interloan & Enquiry Services Manager
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Hi, The computer in the IC4 Postgrad Lounge are not installed with Kumo and the Office is not up-to-date.
    Postgrad Lounge
    Hi Janus,

Unfortunately the IC4 postgrad lounge is not under the administrative control of IC or the Library services in general.

Kind Regards,
Ahmed Bashir
Libraries and Learning Services Assistant
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Hello, Can you please confirm if ERDAS Imagine is installed on the IC computers. Have searched for it in the Start menu but this does not appear to work. Many thanks
    Geography student
    ERDAS Imagine

We apologies for the late response.
Unfortunately ERDAS Imagine is not installed in the IC Computers.

Kind Regards,
Ahmed Bashir
Libraries and Learning Services Assistant
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Hi, I always find when im studying down in Kate Edgar IC0 there are never enough powerpoint for charging. Perhaps adding multiboards (attaching them to the desk) would reduce this problem.
    Extra power-points on Level 0 of the KEIC
    Hi Michaela,

Please be assured that this is an issue that Libraries and Learning Services are aware of. Unfortunately, solving the problem of additional power-points is more complex than adding multi-boards, as there are safety issues associated with overloading the electrical problem.

Kind regards,

Melanie Brebner
IC Group Manager
Monday, 10 April 2017

March, 2017

Please consider supplying more desks for standing at while working throughout the library system. In light of current research regarding sitting, my preference for standing is being reinforced. Best regards
    MacDonald Jeanette
    Standing Desks in Libraries
    Thanks for your suggestion. There are some standing height benches in the General Library.

To consider this further it would be helpful to know the types of tasks you would expect to do using such a desk e.g. reading, studying, using a computer, group or individual work etc. Also where you would expect to have these located.

If youd prefer to send this in an email you can contact me directly.

John Garraway
Assistant University Librarian
Friday, 24 March 2017


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