Policies

User Conduct Policy

Morris Library seeks to provide all users (faculty, staff, students, visitors, and community members) with a welcoming, comfortable, and safe environment that promotes intellectual exploration, lea

Borrowing Materials from the IMC

Special rules apply to checking materials out of the IMC.

Bulletin Board Policy

Morris Library has three public bulletin boards.

Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, & Reserves Policies

This policy governs the circulation of materials from Morris Library. Reserves Policy and Interlibrary Loan for Other Libraries.

Collection Development Policy

The Collection Development Policy sets out the priorities by which Morris Library chooses materials to add to its holdings.

Conducting Survey Research and Interviews in Morris Library

The purpose of this policy is to establish the terms and conditions under which interviews such as surveys and audio interviews may be conducted in Morris Library.

Electronic Resources Terms of Use

The use of many electronic resources available through Morris Library are governed by license agreements which restrict their use to current SIU faculty, students, staff, and individuals who use Mo

Event Spaces

For University Affiliates

Exhibit Guidelines

Morris Library exhibit cases and space offer the university community an opportunity to display collections or artwork, advertise the activities of university organizations,

Family-Friendly Study Room

Room 320D is configured as a place for students who must bring their children with them may study. The room contains toys, books, and movies for children to use while their parent studies.

Food & Drink Policy

Morris Library's food and drink policy is an effort to achieve a balance between the comfort and convenience of our users and the need to ensure the long life and value of our collections, equipment, and furnishings.

Gifts of Materials

As a result of the considerable resources required and costs involved in handling, accessioning, cataloging, storing, and conserving gift materials, Morris Library does not accept unsolicit

Group Study Room Guidelines

These guidelines provide general information about Morris Library's group study rooms, their contents, and how they should be used.

Lockers Policy

Morris Library has twenty four (24) lockers available for checkout to SIU faculty, staff, and students.  The lockers are located near the east entrance on the first floor near Guyon Auditorium

Photographing & Filming in Morris Library

The purpose of this policy is to establish the terms and conditions under which Library space may be used for filming, still photography and/or video production.

Public Space & Room Usage Policy

The physical space at Morris Library has been designed, in part, to enhance and extend the Library as a center of academic community and campus life: intellectual, social, cultural, and creative.

SCRC Faculty Papers Guidelines

Special Collections Research Center Policies & Forms

Guidelines for using the Special Collections Research Center's spaces and materials and forms to request services.

Withdrawal Policy

As the research library for Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Morris Library must build and maintain a preeminent library.

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