1. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of The University of Lethbridge Library's resources and services is to further the academic mandate of the University by facilitating access to information in all formats for the purposes of study and research. Use of University Library resources must be in compliance with the Copyright Act and applicable license agreements.The objective of the Access Policy is to provide equitable access to the resources and services of the University Library.
For the purposes of this policy, the "University Community" comprises the following individuals:
For the purposes of this policy, "Contract Users" are individuals who are verified to be employees or members of organizations which have established contractual agreements with the University to receive special Library services.
For the purposes of this policy, "Reciprocal Users" are individuals who are verified to be employees or members of organizations which have established reciprocal agreements with the University Library to receive library services.
For the purposes of this policy, University of Lethbridge Alumni are individuals that can provide evidence of having completed a program from The University of Lethbridge.
For the purposes of this policy, "Community Users" include the following individuals:
"Curriculum Laboratory" means the Faculty of Education Curriculum Laboratory, The University of Lethbridge.
"University Library" or "Library" means The University of Lethbridge Library.
3. GENERAL PROVISIONS
3.1 During normal hours of operation, the University Library is open to any person with an interest in using its facilities, furnishings, or equipment.
3.2 Any person may use the resources and services of the University Library that are designated for public use within the context of the provisions of this Policy.
3.3 The University Library reserves the right to restrict or control access to any area, resource, or service when the preservation of materials, the needs of the University Community, the efficient operation of library processes, or the upholding of the University Library's statement of purpose (1.0, above) is served by such restrictions.
3.4 If a member of the University Community disregards the conditions imposed on the use of library resources and services, the matter shall be referred to the appropriate parties for disciplinary action, in accordance with established University policy.
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Content Revised: January 17, 2019