1. An Archives Reference Request form must be completed for all users' requests, one
per request, regardless of request format (e.g. email, voice mail, etc.).
2. We reserve the right to require community users to show photo identification before beginning their research.
3. Some records have restrictions placed on their use to protect individual privacy or
because they contain confidential information. All patrons must honor these restrictions.
Access to records restricted by law (e.g. FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) will be limited to individuals authorized by statute, by the depositing department,
or by court order.
4. Except for special circumstances according to the judgment of the College Archivist,
all archives materials must be used in the Archives reading area (Corona B8).
2. Coats, briefcases, bookbags, and other personal property not essential to research projects must be placed on or near the coat rack.
3. All stack areas of the Archives are closed to patrons; all materials will be retrieved by members of the Archives staff
4. Due to the risk of inadvertent damage to documents when ink is used, Archives patrons
must use pencil or laptop computers to take notes. Pencils will be provided upon request
6. Records must be kept in their present arrangement; loose pages will stay in order if turned like pages in a book. Please notify a staff member if any items appear to be misfiled, mislabeled or missing.
7. When handling photographs, patrons may be asked to wear white cotton gloves provided by the Archives.
8. Photocopying is permitted, if it is in accordance with donor agreements and copyright restrictions, unless the item is fragile, exceptionally valuable, or too large. Members of the Archives staff reserve the right to assist with or actually carry out photocopying as necessary.
9. The copyright law of the United States
10. Citations should follow this format:
11. The user agrees to give the Archives a complimentary copy of any publication, video production, or other work relying heavily on its collections.