READING ROOM REGULATIONS
must register daily and discuss research needs with staff. Be prepared to present identification.
Call Slips on reading tables to request desired material.
food or drink may be brought into the reading room.
only pencils or laptop computer for note taking. Do not mark on, trace, lean on, fold or tear archival materials.
cotton gloves when handling photos and negatives (obtain gloves from staff).
the established order of items in folders and the numerical order of folders in boxes. If something
to be out
of order, alert Archives staff but do not rearrange it (Use material from only one box at a time).
staff for copying procedure if you need photocopies. Allow a three-day turn-a-round for scans.
Archives and Louisiana Collection are closed stacks and non-circulating. Researchers may not browse
and no materials may be removed except by Archives staff.
archival material will be pulled later than 30 minutes prior to closing.
set cell phones on vibrate. Exit into the lobby to conduct phone conversations.
patron assumes responsibility for compliance with copyright, literary rights, or other legal questions arising
patronís use of archival material.
archival materials used for display or in published or unpublished works: [Item, Collection Name] Archives
Special Collections, Noel Memorial Library, Louisiana State University-Shreveport, LA.