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Patron Conduct

  • Patrons must use headphones when playing music or sound files in the library.
  • The third floor is for quiet study.  Patrons must whisper only and minimize noise.  Loud patrons will not be permitted on the third floor.
  • Disruptive patrons will not be permitted in the library.

Approved 07/27/2017 by Coordinators' Council


Collection Development

The focus of the Library and its collection is to support the needs of faculty for instruction and research within the constraints of funding and space. The collection also supports students' needs for completing course assignments and degree requirements as defined by faculty feedback. 

  • Current Tennessee Tech course textbooks will not be purchased for the general collection.
  • Donated items will be added to the library if they support the overall collection focus.
  • Preference is given to purchasing electronic journals, paperback books, and DVD formats where applicable.

Approved 07/27/2017 by Coordinators' Council


Non-Tennessee Tech Computer Users

There is one computer for users not affiliated with Tennessee Tech, available on a first-come, first-served basis anytime the library is open.  Users must sign an agreement, which includes:

  • Use is limited to 30 minutes if another non-Tennessee Tech user is waiting.
  • Users must adhere to copyright laws, licensing agreements, and the Tennessee Tech Code of Computing Practices.
  • Users found in violation of these policies will no longer be allowed to use the guest computer.

Approved 07/27/2017 by Coordinators' Council

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