Access and Use Policies

Please read the following information prior to your research visit.

    Reading Room Policies

    • Food, drink, and personal belongings are not allowed in the reading room. Patrons may store coats and other materials in the CCHP lockers, but should leave all valuables at home. 
    • Digital cameras, laptops, notebooks, and pencils are permitted, but personal scanners are not
    • Researchers must take care to be gentle with all CCHP materials

    General Access Policies

    • Researchers should read the CCHP's access policies for On-Site Researchers and Off-Site Researchers
    • Most materials at the CCHP are open and available for research
    • Some collections contain restricted materials and require review by CCHP staff before access can be granted
    • Materials from the CCHP collections do not circulate. All materials are requested by patrons and retrieved by CCHP staff.
    • Researchers should search the CCHP's online database to locate materials of interest. To find out if the CCHP holds other materials relevant to your research, contact our reference archivist.

    Media Access and Use Policies

      • Researchers interested in accessing or working with images, audio titles, and moving images in the CCHP collections should contact us. 

      Reproduction Policies

      • All requested reproduction of materials is completed by CCHP staff
      • Reproductions of documents are $0.25 per page
      • The CCHP cannot reproduce large portions of a collection and must use discretion when considering large copy requests
      • The CCHP cannot provide copies of materials that are available in published form elsewhere (e.g., book chapters, journal articles).