Union University

Emma Waters Summar Library

Policies and Procedures

The policies of Union University's Summar Library are used to guide daily decision-making and the operational practices of the library.

Circulation Policy

Defines library access, library cards, loan policies, and fines.

Code of Conduct

Defines appropriate behavior for all users of Summar Library.

Collection Development Policy

Guides the selection, acquisition, varying formats, gifts and donations of all library resources.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Policies

Guides compliance with the U.S. Copyright Law (U.S. Code Title 17) and the Digital Millennial Copyright Act.

Interlibrary Loan Policy

Establishes the parameters for borrowing and lending interlibrary loan materials.

Library Reserves Policy

Establishes guidelines for materials placed on reserve for faculty.

Reference Services Policy

Defines the purpose, resources, and types of reference service and materials.