Policies and Guidelines

The Library has various policies that govern use of materials and equipment.

The policies listed below are the most relevant to our patrons.

General rules of conduct that we expect from all our visitors in order to maintain an environment conducive to study and research.

If you will be using materials from our secure stacks collections, you will need to familiarize yourself with our Reading Room Guidelines before visiting the library.

The library provides patrons access to public computers, all of which have an Internet connection. Patrons are welcome to use the computers for the purpose of doing research, but are expected to adhere to our Computer and Internet Use Policy.

Like many other archival institutions around the country, certain records in the Church History Library collections are not available to the public. For more information, see our Access Policy.