Policies

No Swimming sign with book stacks in the background

Are you looking for the right policy to handle a specific need in your library? This section addresses everything from computer to privacy policies - and we're always looking for new content. We know that seeing examples and reading how other libraries have successfully implemented a policy, or how they have handled challenges, are great starting points for others looking to do the same.

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Online Basic Reference: Updated Course

 News / Last Modified: 11 September 2019

Picture this: answering a question for a patron from the comfort of their kitchen table or while one waits to pick up their kids from school. The opportunity and flexibility that online reference service provides makes a positive difference in the li...

Weeding the Library Collection: Updated Course

 News / Last Modified: 23 July 2019

Mention collection development and most librarians think of the selection of new materials for the library. Weeding - removing library materials from your collection - is an often forgotten, yet integral part of collection development. In this update...

Social Media Policy Examples

 News / Last Modified: 13 February 2018

In fall 2017, WebJunction cohosted a series of webinars with TechSoup on social media in libraries. In conjunction with the series, library staff were asked in a survey, if social media policies were in place in their libraries. The most common respo...

In Case of Bed Bugs (and other pests)

 Document / Last Modified: 06 June 2017

Stephanie Lamson, Preservation Librarian at the University of Washington, shares procedures for dealing with beg bugs and other library pests found in returned books.

You Shall Not Pass! iPad Passcode Programs and Other Insights

 News / Last Modified: 08 May 2017

Since her first article, iFought the iPads (and iWon), Sally-Adrina has heard from several librarians struggling with a common problem: iPad passcodes. At Rapid City Public Libraries, they experienced the same issue. A child or an ad...