How Students Study in the Library

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Essay #: 054910
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How Students Study in the Library
Libraries are no longer what they used to be in our parents’ and grandparents’ time in school. For one thing, the internet now seems to have as much information electronically available as going to an actual library, searching through the stacks, removing the volumes and signing them out, or finding a desk with usually poor lighting to try and decipher what the authors want one to know. The library, nevertheless, remains a focal point for investigation and learning. Only the looks have changed and the ambience is more user-friendly.
One such example of how study habits and surroundings are changing is found at the University of Rochester: “Students… took to writing on the walls of translucent cubicles, a...
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.....udy habits, therefore, are designed to pass courses safely without too much extra effort.
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“Core Library and Research Skills Grade 9-14+.” Rochester (NY) Regional Library Council. 31 Oct. 2009 <http://www.rrlc.org/LinkClick.aspx?link=550&tabid=528>.
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