Cornell University Addresses Fine Arts Library Complaints
From The Cornell Sun:
Under the normally quiet, illuminated bookcase of Mui Ho Fine Arts library, students frustrated with loud steps from librarians above sit in an imperfect silence –– something University representatives have now responded to.
In an email to The Sun, J. Meejin Yoon, the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning replied to student concerns regarding the library’s disability access and general comfort.
“Each point raised is an opportunity to think through the design and function of the library and its overall mission,” Yoon said. “The building is fully ADA compliant, and time and use will allow us to explore options that ensure that the space is inclusive, welcoming, and inspiring to all.”
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.