Rules of Conduct/Patron Behavior

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[http://www.nyla.org/index.php?page_id=1342 Sample Policies and Legislation New York Library Association]
 
[http://www.nyla.org/index.php?page_id=1342 Sample Policies and Legislation New York Library Association]
  
[http://www.falls-church.lib.va.us/policies/conduct.html Code of Conduct Falls Church VA]
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[http://www.smpl.org/depts/admin/policies/rules_of_conduct.htm Rules of Conducr Santa Monica CA]
  
 
[http://www.webrary.org/inside/polpatcode.html Patron Code of Conduct Morton Grove IL]
 
[http://www.webrary.org/inside/polpatcode.html Patron Code of Conduct Morton Grove IL]

Revision as of 16:21, 14 March 2008

There are several advantages to having a stated policy:

•It is available to all in the same form.

•It can be referred to, so that anyone who wishes to can check the policy.

•It can be readily disseminated to all who are affected by it.

•It can be taught to new employees easily.

•It forces managers to think more sharply about the policy as it is being written, thus achieving further clarity.

•It ensure that everyone will be treated substantially the same way under a given a condition.

Here are some sample policies:

Web Junction

Standards of Behavior cincinnati and Hamilton County OH Public Libraries

Rochester Public Library Policies

Wisconsin Public Library Policy Resources

Sample Policies and Legislation New York Library Association

Rules of Conducr Santa Monica CA

Patron Code of Conduct Morton Grove IL

Customer Code of Conduct Columbus Metropolitan Library OH

Library Rules Lincoln City NE

Rules of Conduct 2007 Ridgewood Public Library NJ




Here is a look at legal questions:

Infoblog- Podcast of Patron Policies and Latchkey Children Update

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