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bullet for list  Patrons must register daily and discuss research needs with staff. Be prepared to present identification.

bullet for list  Use Call Slips on reading tables to request desired material.

bullet for list  No food or drink may be brought into the reading room.

bullet for list  Use only pencils or laptop computer for note taking. Do not mark on, trace, lean on, fold or tear archival materials.

bullet for list  Use cotton gloves when handling photos and negatives (obtain gloves from staff).

bullet for list  Preserve the established order of items in folders and the numerical order of folders in boxes. If something
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bullet for list  Ask staff for copying procedure if you need photocopies. Allow a three-day turn-a-round for scans.

bullet for list  The Archives and Louisiana Collection are closed stacks and non-circulating. Researchers may not browse
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bullet for list  No archival material will be pulled later than 30 minutes prior to closing.

bullet for list  Please set cell phones on vibrate. Exit into the lobby to conduct phone conversations.

bullet for list  The patron assumes responsibility for compliance with copyright, literary rights, or other legal questions arising
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bullet for list  Cite archival materials used for display or in published or unpublished works: [Item, Collection Name] Archives
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