In addition to the local policies listed on this page governing our work and our services, the College Libraries are bound by additional policies, laws, and codes. These include:
Copyright laws of the United States, specifically Title 17 of the United States Code and laws amending it.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 (Adobe PDF) is a specific amendment worth mentioning.
Additionally, many librarians are guided by S. R. Ranganathan’s 5 Laws of Library Science, which form a philosophical core for our profession: