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Preston Library staff seek to create a welcoming, comfortable, and safe environment for the VMI community and visitors. We support teaching, research and study at VMI as our primary mission through our collections, services and spaces. Our policies govern how we operate in fulfilment of this mission.


Our Circulation Policy details the guidelines for our circulating materials to ensure fair access to information for all users.

Collection Development

Our Collection Development Policy provides guidance for the development, selection, and maintenance of our collections.

Personal Belongings

Our Personal Belongings Policy explains the procedure for items that are lost and found inside the Library.

Records Disaster Plan

The Archives Department reviews and updates our Records Disaster Plan, which provides guidance for disaster response and recovery.