Library policies and procedures


Our primary collection development goal is to provide access to the information resources that our students, faculty, and the broader community need.

Computer use 

Metropolitan State University Library is part of the Minnesota State system whose Board sets the policy for acceptable computer use.

Dissertation and theses submissions and processing 

This procedure defines a standard process for how the library, working with graduate programs, acquires and provides access to this scholarship to the university community.

Gift and donation policy 

Your gift is important in helping to expand minds, empower individuals and develop our library collection.

Standards of behavior 

Learn more about the Library and Learning Center's standards of behavior.

Loan policy 

Information about library loan policies.

Lost and found 

The lost and found is located at the Computer Help Desk on the first floor of the Library and Learning Center.

Materials delivery 

This policy reflects library practices for delivering materials to our various campuses and attempts to balance concerns of privacy, security and equity.

Streaming videos and classroom video showings 

Information about using streaming films online and in-class DVDs in coursework