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A Quick Reference Guide to Developing Library Policies and Procedures: Home

ISTC Library policies for collection development, patron confidentiality, interlibrary loan, and reference for other librarians to use as examples, as well as suggestions for further reading.


Writing library policies and procedures is an important task, but is often at the bottom of a busy librarian's to-do list. This guide is designed to provide some sample policies, along with some resources to make the process a little faster and easier.

ISTC Policies Online

The GLRPPR Help Desk Reference Policy is available on the web.

Further Reading

Below are additional resources to guide you through developing library policies and procedures.

Subject Guide

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Laura Barnes
Prairie Research Institute
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
One Hazelwood Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
Campus MC-676