Library Policies

Acquisitions Policy

The commitment of the PMU Libraries is to support the mission of PMU. To this end, the Libraries endeavors to serve the students, faculty, and staff of the PMU community by building a collection that meets present and future information needs.

Cataloging Policy

Materials cataloged include books, serials, video recordings, sound recordings, maps, electronic resources, and microforms. United States Library of Congress authorities are used to control the names and subject headings in the catalog. The collections are classified according to the U.S. Library of Congress classification schedules.

Circulation Policy

User Number of Items Loan Period Renewals
Faculty 7 120 days 0
Graduate Student 5 30 days 3
Student 5 30 days 3
Staff 5 30 days 3
Users are fined 1 SAR per day per overdue item.

Inter-Library Loan Policy

 Any PMU faculty, staff member, or currently enrolled student in good standing with the Libraries is eligible for interlibrary loan services. A valid PMU identification card is required when checking out Interlibrary Loan materials.