UNT Libraries Policies & Procedures

Other Policies & Procedures

Copies, Printing and Copyright Policies & Procedures

Libraries Use Policies & Procedures

  • The materials in the University of North Texas Libraries collections are open for research use, except where noted, or where restricted by law
  • The Library Use Policy includes information about building use, identification, tobacco, animals, bicycles, food & drinks, noise, library tours, orientation, instruction, and classroom reservations.

Borrowing Policies & Procedures

  • Most books, scores, and a number of other kinds of items within our collections are considered regular circulating materials unless noted as “non-circulating,” or placed on reserves.  These materials are located at various locations...
  • Many items in the media library found in the library catalog can be checked out. Special loan periods, renewal procedures, and fines rates apply.
  • Many Music Library audio materials can be borrowed unless they are marked as “non-circulating,” or have been placed on reserves.
  • In most cases, periodicals are non-circulating materials. However, some periodicals in print form may be checked out for short periods of time according to the following rules.
  • Loan periods for reserve items are specified by the instructor. Reserve items and laptops have shorter borrowing periods and higher fines rates than most other materials.
  • In order to borrow materials, you must present a valid ID. UNT students, faculty and staff can check out materials using their UNT ID card. All other users must register with the Library Services...
  • Information about bringing back materials you have checked out.

Collection Development Policies & Procedures

Fines and Fees Policies & Procedures

Disability Accommodation Policies & Procedures

Reserves Policies & Procedures

  • Policy information related to placing general collections items on reserves.
  • Instructors may place Media Library items, personal items, or legal off-air recordings on reserve for students to view in the library. All reserve items are entered into the UNT Library Catalog...
  • The Music Library houses reserves for music classes. Materials on reserve in the Music Library may include books, scores, recordings, photocopies, or other personal items. Different policies and procedures apply to the various formats
  • The University of North Texas Libraries adheres to all applicable Copyright Laws outlined in Title 17 of the United States Code and the ...

Interlibrary Loan Policies & Procedures

  • The University of North Texas Libraries are committed to information accessibility. Retrieving hard copies of items unavailable in the library catalog is made possible through a variety of services, including traditional interlibrary loan and...

Gifts Policies & Procedures

  • This policy addresses accepting gifts of books, journals, videos and resources in other formats offered to UNT Libraries in support of teaching and research information needs of University students and faculty.