In accordance with the Code of Ethics of the ALA, Wallace Library staff must support each patron’s right to privacy with respect information sought or received and any information pertaining to borrowing and/or usage history. Additionally, the Library adheres to the ALA’s Policy on Confidentiality of Library Records and Confidentiality Personally Identifiable Information about Library Users. Consistent with these policies, the Wallace Library will keep all library materials that are used, borrowed or requested confidential within the library.
To provide a comfortable, inviting study atmosphere for all library users, Library and Building Services staff ask that you respect those around you and protect library property.
The Library assigns reserved study carrels, upon request, to Honors Thesis Students who fill out a carrel request form available at the Information Desk. Carrels are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The following regulations govern the use of library carrels:
The student assigned to the carrel has first rights to its use. It is assumed that others will use the carrel when it is not in use. The carrel assignee has the right to ask other users to move when the carrel is needed.
Tutors who provide their services to Wheaton students on a privately contracted basis are visitors who must comply with the college's visitor policy, as well as library policies and procedures:
We appreciate your cooperation in complying with these policies and procedures.
Non-Wheaton affiliated tutors must work with Conference & Events services to establish a contract to use Wheaton facilities.
Visitors are welcome to use the facilities and resources of the Wallace Library Mon-Fri 8am-6pm during the academic year. During the non-academic year, the library is open to visitors Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm. The Marion B. Gebbie Archives & Special Collections, located in the library, is open to visitors by appointment only.