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Library Policies & Procedures: Non-Circulating Materials Procedure

A listing of library policies and procedures

Non-Circulating Materials Procedure

Document Title:                               Non-Circulating Materials Procedure    

Applies to:                                         All Library Patrons


To inform the Bellevue University Library community about non-circulating materials, such as periodicals, reserve materials, and archive materials that do not circulate outside of the library.  This procedure should be articulated at every request for permission to check out non-circulating materials.


  • Journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • Reserve materials
  • Archive materials
  • Special collections


Considerations and Criteria:

  1. Patrons are encouraged to scan or print any information found in materials designated as non-circulating in accordance with Copyright law (see Copyright Policy).
  2. Students, staff and faculty members are not allowed to remove materials from the library to photocopy without prior permission.
  3. Permission for removal of non-circulating materials can only be granted by the Senior Director, Library Services.
  4. Unauthorized removal of non-circulating materials may result in suspension of library privileges.

Supporting Documentation:        Copyright Policy

Keywords:                                   non-circulating, library, periodicals, reserve, archive, special collection, journals, magazines, newspapers

Responsible Office:                     Library

Contact Information:                    Library, 402-557-7314

Approved by:                                Robin Bernstein

                                                     Senior Director, Library Services

Effective Date:                              June 18, 2018

Review Cycle and Dates:              This procedure document supersedes previous versions dated March 23, 2018 and August 11, 1998. 



Robin Bernstein, Sr. Director, Library Services        June 21, 2018