University Library

Statement on Library Patron Privacy

St. Cloud State University Library believes strongly in protecting the privacy of faculty, staff, students, and community members who use its services. This includes a library patron's right to read anonymously. University Library will not reveal the names of individual borrowers nor reveal what materials are charged to any individual. University Library will not make any inquiry into the purposes for which a patron requests information or materials. Patron record information is updated and maintained solely for the use of library staff in order to keep track of library materials.

Any law enforcement requests for patron records will be referred to the University Library Dean’s Office. To better protect privacy of library patrons, the University Library has adopted procedures that minimize retention of library patron records.

Specifically, we support and comply with:

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