The Warren Hunting Smith Library is committed to protecting the rights of library users and follows the principles set forth in the American Library Association's Library Bill of Rights.
The American Library Association affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that the following basic policies should guide their services.
Adopted June 19, 1939. Amended October 14, 1944; June 18, 1948; February 2, 1961; June 27, 1967; and January 23, 1980; inclusion of “age” reaffirmed January 23, 1996, by the ALA Council.
Visit the Using Archives and Special Collections page for information about policies specific to the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Archives and Special Collections.