Special Collections and Archives

Reading Room Policy

Special Collections and Archives

Reading Room Policy

Reading Room Policy

Users must register annually with the Department and provide a valid photo ID in order to use materials.

Food, drink, and smoking are prohibited in the reading room.

Coats, bags, and backpacks must be stored on the coat rack in the reading room.

Stacks are closed. Staff members will retrieve all materials requested.

In order to protect rare and unique materials, the use of pens and markers is prohibited. Pencils and a pencil sharpener are available.

Use of post-it notes to mark pages is prohibited. Paper slips are available for this purpose.

Photocopies are made by staff members only. Patrons will be invoiced via email or mail for any duplication fees. 

Making cell phone calls in the reading room is prohibited, so as to not disturb other researchers. Cell phone calls may be made in the hallway outside of the reading room area.

Related Policies

Usage Policy

Duplication Policy

Public Scanning Station Policy