General Services and Policies

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Library & Archives welcomes all researchers and guests visiting the Museum.

The IPCC Library & Archives is a place for learning and research for IPCC/IPMI staff, guests, local and tribal communities, and other researchers. The Library & Archives strives to provide a welcoming and safe environment for all researchers to enjoy.

All library users are expected to:

  • Respect the rights and property of others, and treat library resources and facility with appropriate care and respect.
  • Comply with all Library & Archives policies, including rules posted within the library, and all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Present identification upon request by the library staff.
  • Leave the library as instructed by library staff, such as closing, or emergency and security situations. No early admittance to library before opening hours.
  • Comply with copyright and intellectual law. Mobile photography of materials is prohibited.

The library prohibits the following activities and behaviors:

  • Disruptive, violent, or harassing actions against library staff and/or users.
  • Using offensive and inappropriate language and gestures.
  • Engaging in sexual and inappropriate touching, unwanted advancements, exposure, or gestures.
  • Use of alcohol, tobacco, or drugs.
  • Use of cell phones, music, or video players in the reading room.
  • Damaging library materials, such as writing, underlining, highlighting, or bending of pages.
  • Consuming food and beverages in the library. Bottled water is allowed.
  • Loitering or sleeping in the library.
  • Excessive odors and scents causing discomfort among library staff or users.
  • Selling, soliciting, or petitioning in the library.


  • The library staff will provide a warning and a copy of the library code-of-conduct policy for mild offenses. If violation continues, library staff will advise library user to leave the library premises.
  • For serious offenses and violations, the library will contact Security to escort library user off the premises and user will be banned from the library.

The IPCC Library & Archives offers the following services:

Printing, Photocopy, and Scanning

Library staff can print, photocopy, and scan materials. The following fee applies:

  • Black & white – $.15 per side
  • Color – $.50 per side
  • Scanning USB Flash Drive – Free (Must provide your own USB Flash Drive)

General Duplication

The Library & Archives reserves the right to decline copying any materials that might be harmed in the copy process, and where copyright restrictions exist against providing photocopying. In relation to the copyrighted work as a whole, IPCC Library & Archives staff will photocopy a portion of materials:

  • Books (10 chapters or fewer) – limited to 10% of the work.
  • Books (10 chapters or more) – limited to one chapter or excerpt totaling no more than 10% of the work
  • Journal, Magazine, and Periodicals – Limited to one article per issue

The Reading Room is reserved for users of the IPCC library and archival materials. We ask researchers and guests to help preserve these materials for future researchers by complying with the following requirements:

  • All materials are non-circulating, and must remain and be viewed in the Reading Room.
  • Food, drinks, and cell phones are prohibited in the Reading Room.
  • All Researchers must comply with Library Policies.
  • You may bring a pencil, notebook, and/or laptop into the Reading Room. All personal belongs, such as coats, purses, backpacks, fanny packs, briefcases, and laptop cases are to be placed in lockers by the entrance of the library. Locks are available at the reference desk.
  • The use of cell phones, music-, or video players are prohibited in the Reading Room. The Library & Archives is at basement level, so some cell services may not be available.
  • Books must be placed on designated re-shelve cart. Please DO NOT RE-SHELVE materials.

Archive and special-access materials are housed in closed stacks and are not open to the public. Access and research of archival materials is done by appointment only. For access of archival materials, please refer to the Archive page.

Online Catalog

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