Special Collections and Archives staff are developing a suite of departmental policies to guide us as we pursue our mission.
Click either of the drop-down menus below to see relevant policies. The full text of each policy will be linked as it is approved.
Researchers Accordion Closed
This policy outlines our commitment to making our archival materials widely accessible and explains how we balance research access with preservation of our archival legacy.
Arrangement and Description
This policy lays the foundation for our practices when processing our collections, guiding us as we organize and describe archival materials for discoverability and improved understanding of content.
Digitization on Request
This policy explains how researchers can request the digitization of relevant material for access via the Colorado Plateau Digital Collections.
Image Use and Reproduction
This policy provides information regarding legal arrangements for reproduction of SCA materials in commercial, non-profit, or academic publications and products.
This policy describes the rules governing the on-site use of physical collections in the Miriam Lemont Reading Room, including guidelines for proper handling of archival materials.
Donors Accordion Closed
This policy explains what kinds of materials SCA acquires and commits to preserving and governs the acceptance of donations of both archival and published materials.
This policy guides how SCA staff manage donated materials and provides an overview of the donation and acquisition process.
This policy outlines the commitments SCA makes to the preservation of collections, and the principles that guide actions we take to preserve archival materials and their content.