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How to Avoid Distractions in Ablah

Get Prepared

  • Work with your energy levels - grab a snack or caffeinated beverage at the vending machines in the 24-hour study room.
  • Set a schedule for breaks and focused work time.
  • Use a timer to stay on schedule. Borrow a timer from the Circulation Desk for the day.

Find a Quiet Place to Study

  • The designated quiet zone is the entire 3rd floor.
  • Use a focus room, which is designed for 1-2 people.
  • Group study rooms will help your group stay together.
  • Tables and chairs are along the outside walls on the 3rd, 2nd, and lower level.

Make Your Own Quiet Space

  • Borrow a white noise machine or a fan from the Circulation Desk for the day. 
  • Regular and Bluetooth, noise cancelling headphones can be checked out from the Circulation Desk.
  • Earbuds may be purchased for $3 from the Circulation Desk.
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