General Library Policy
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Library & Archives welcome all researchers and guests visiting the Museum.
The IPCC Library & Archives is a place for learning and research for IPCC/IPMI staff, guests, local and tribal communities, in addition to other research communities. The Library & Archives strives to provide a welcoming, and safe environment for all researchers to enjoy.
All library users are expected to:
- Respect the rights and property of others; treat library resources, and facility with appropriate care and respect.
- Comply with all Library & Archive policies, including rules posted within the library, including all local, state, and federal laws.
- Present identification upon request by the library staff.
- Leave the library as instructed by library staff, such as closing, emergency and security situations. No early admittance to library before opening hours.
- Comply with copyright and intellectual law. Mobile photography of materials is prohibited
The library prohibits the following activities and behaviors:
- Disruptive, violent, and harassments against library staff and users.
- Using offensive and inappropriate language and gestures.
- Engaging in sexual and inappropriate touching, such as unwanted advancements, exposure, and gestures.
- Use of alcohol, smoking, and drug substance.
- Use of cell phones, music, and video players in the reading room.
- Damaging library materials, such as writing, underlining, highlighting, and bending of pages.
- Consuming food and beverages in the library. Bottled water allowed.
- Loitering or sleeping in the library.
- Excessive odors and scents causing discomfort among library users.
- Selling, soliciting, and petitioning in the library.
- The library staff will provide a warning and a copy of the library code of conduct policy for mild offenses. If violation continues, library staff will advise library user to leave the library premise.
- For serious offenses and violation, the library will contact Security to escort library user off the premises and will be banned from the library.
The IPCC Library & Archives offers the following services:
Printing, Photocopy, and Scanning
Library staff can print, photocopy, and scan materials. The following fee applies:
- Black & white - $.15 per side
- Color - $.50 per side
- Scanning USB Flash Drive – Free (Must provide your own USB Flash Drive)
The Library & Archives reserves the right to decline copying any materials that might be harmed in the copy process, condition of the material, and where copyright restrictions exist against providing photocopying. In relations to the copyrighted work as a whole, IPCC Library & Archives staff will photocopy a portion of materials to the following:
- Books (10 chapters or Less) – limited to 10% of the work.
- Books (10 chapters or More) – limited to one chapter or excerpt totaling no more than 10% of the work
- Journal, Magazine, and Periodicals – Limited to one article per issue.
Library & Archives has one (1) study room for researchers/library users working collaboratively.
General Group Study Room Guidelines
- Study room is intended for groups of 2 to 4 person. Minimum of 2 is required to use the group study room.
- Group study room is available on first come first served during library operating hours and cannot be reserved in advance. You may sign up to use the study room at the Reference desk.
- Study room may be used for no more than 2 hours. The library reserves the right to limit room sessions, if there is a high increase of study room use.
- Study room is intended for group study, tutoring, or informal group meetings. Study rooms are not to be used for commercial or business purposes.
Group Study Room Rules and Responsibilities
- All group study room users are bound to comply with the Library’s Code of Conduct.
- Food, drinks, and personal belonging are not allowed in library, including the study room.
- Lights must remain on at all times.
- Doors must remain unlocked at all times.
- Archival materials are not to be used in the group study room. All archival materials must be viewed at the tables behind the reference desk.
- All book materials must be returned to the Reference Desk.
- Study rooms are not soundproof; therefore, users must maintain a low to moderate noise level.
- Users are responsible for the condition of study room. Please report any damage of the room to the Reference desk.
- Users must leave the room in its cleanliness state, including erasing the whiteboard, for the next available users.
- Users must vacate the study room 10 minutes before closing.
The Reading Room is reserved for users of the IPCC Library and Archival materials. We ask researchers and guest to help preserve these materials for future researchers by complying with the following requirements:
- All materials are non-circulating, which must remain and viewed in the Reading Room. Archival materials are prohibited in the Group Study Room.
- Food, drinks, and cell phones are prohibited in the Reading Room.
- All Researchers must comply with Library Policies.
- You may bring a pencil, notebook, and/or laptop into the Reading Room. All personal belongs, such as coats, purses, backpack, fanny packs, briefcases, and laptop cases are to be placed in lockers by the entrance of the library. Locks are available at the reference desk.
- The use of cell phones, music, and video players are prohibited in the reading room. The Library & Archives is at basement level, so some cell services may not be available.
- Books must be placed on designated re-shelve cart. Please DO NOT RE-SHELVE materials.
Archive and special access materials are housed in closed stacks and is not open to the public. Access and research of archival materials is done by appointment only. For access of archival materials, please refer to the Archive page.
Visit our full online catalog to search our book holdings by title, author, topic, or keyword.