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Borrowing & Renewal Rules

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Learn about the Library's Borrowing and Renewal policies.

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Noise Policy

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To help Library users find a study environment with a noise level that is most conducive to their needs, the University Library has two options, depending on location: Collaborative Study and Quiet Study.

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Library Code of Conduct

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The University Library is committed to maintaining a comfortable, safe, and respectful environment that is conducive to individual and collaborative learning, research, study, leisure reading, and diverse educational and cultural programming.

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Food, Beverages & Tobacco

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View the Library's Food, Beverages, and Tobacco policies.

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Computer Use

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Use of the computers in the University Library is governed by the University Policy for Use of Computing Resources, the California Penal Code, and the University Library Code of Conduct.

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View the Library's Security policies.

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Photography & Filming

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To preserve user privacy and minimize disruptions, filming inside the Library is prohibited, except under certain circumstances.

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Gift of Library Material Policy

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View CSUN's Gift of Library Material Policy.

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Copyright and Use Policies

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Find out about how to use Library materials within the bounds of copyright.

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Minors: Information for Parents

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Minors, unless they are CSUN students, must be accompanied at all times while inside the University Library.

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Read about our policies supporting users with disabilities

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