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 standards of behavior

Loan policy 

Library Loan Policies

Lost and found 

The Metropolitan State University Library is not responsible for the security of personal items brought into the library. Patrons are expected to keep their belongings and val

Materials delivery 

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