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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 resources to make the process a little faster and easier.

ISTC Policies in PDF

The ISTC Library has closed and its collections merged with the University of Illinois Library. These policies are provided for informational purposes only.

Further Reading

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


Laura L. Barnes