Survey of Library Noise Control & Soundproofing Practices
88 libraries participated in the study, largely from United States but also from Canada. The sample comprises 45 public libraries and 43 academic libraries. The report gives detailed data on how libraries are soundproofing (or not) group study areas, infocommons, open floor space and other areas of the library. It examines both noise control and soundproofing strategies, including the use of sound absorption materials such as acoustic foam, tiles, and much
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