Use of the Library

Includes specific use and conduct policies.


Covers policies for borrowing, loan periods, and fees for overdue, damaged, or lost materials.

Access to Databases

Policy information on access to online databases and material created within the Library.

Use of Library Public Computers

Information about using the public terminals in Library buildings.

Privacy Policy

Privacy statement and related readings.

Book Donations and Other Gifts-in-Kind

Policies for donating books and other materials to the Library.

Copyright and Use of Library Materials

Guidance about copyright, fair use, intellectual property, and related issues affecting teaching, research, and scholarly communication.

Photography and Filming in Library buildings

Guidelines for photographing and filming in Library buildings.

Textbook Acquisition

Information regarding the purchase of textbooks by the Library.

Alderman Library Carrels

Information for Graduate Students about Alderman’s stacks carrels.

Tabling and Display Policies

Information about reserving tables for activities.


Information about the Library’s policy when the University announces a weather-related closing or other unforeseen event.

Collection Development and Management

Policies for collection development and management.