Access and Use Policy

  1. Department of Archives & Special Collections materials are non-circulating and available to students, faculty, staff, courtesy card holders and the general public for use in the Norman F. Martin, S.J. Reading Room.
  2. There is no charge to use the Department of Archives & Special Collections.All users are required to register with the Reading Room attendant and check in/out daily. Picture identification is required.
  3. No eating, drinking, or chewing gum is permitted.Users must exercise caution when handling archival and special collections materials.  Only laptops and pencils may be used for taking notes.
  4. When using photographs, users and staff must wear white cotton (darkroom) gloves.Permission is required to copy or publish portions of materials.
  5. Copying services are available for a fee. Materials are copied by staff only. All archival or special collections materials, because of size or condition, may be copied only at the discretion of the staff.
  6. Digital photography may be allowed at the discretion of the appropriate staff. No flash is allowed.
  7. The Department of Archives & Special Collections must be credited on all photographs and documents used in publication.  One copy of a publication in which an image from our holdings is used must be submitted to the Department of Archives & Special Collections.

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