Graduate pleads for library pass

January 2, 1998

YOUR correspondent, (THES, December 19) who complains that the new British Library at St Pancras generates noise making it hard to study is clearly not a veteran Library user. For the old guard any question of noise - not exactly absent from Bloomsbury either - is dealt with by periods of intense concentration on the intellectual task in hand. It is what lesser mortals call having a nap.

Keith Flett

Tottenham, London

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