Library Policies

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College Policies

See the General Policy Manual for all COCC policies. The below policies are especially applicable to the Barber Library. 

 First Floor Computers at Barber Library

Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources (G-22-0)

This policy applies to all users of COCC's computers and networks.

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Children on Campus (G-4-0)

Children under 15 must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. 


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Cell Phone & Noise Policy

Information about where (and where not) to use your cell phone in Barber Library.

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CLERC Policies

Policies pertaining to the Children's Literature & Equity Resource Center, including the advisory committee, collection development, event, and reservation policies.

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Group Study Rooms

Policies for the use of the 14 group study rooms in Barber Library.

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Service Animals in the Library

Information about the use of service animals in the building.


 Circulation Desk

Checking Out Library Items

Learn about borrowing books, AV materials, technology, and other items.

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Information about fines for overdue, lost, or damaged items.

 Technology for Checkout

Technology Lending

Policies, lending periods, and lost/damaged item fees for circulating technology equipment.


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Collection Development Policy

Library policy for developing physical and electronic collections.

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Library Gifts Policy

Library policy for accepting donations of books or other materials for the collections.
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Public Performance Rights for Screening Media

Information about public screenings of films and videos.

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Streaming/Online Video Acquisition Policy

Library policy for the acquisition of streaming videos.

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Subscription Databases and Electronic Resources

Library policy for the purchase of subscription databases and other online resources.