Huie Library Mission & Policies


Library Mission

Henderson State University Mission

Henderson State University, "The School with a Heart," offers quality undergraduate and graduate education to a diverse student body. As Arkansas's public liberal arts university, we empower each student to excel in a complex and changing world.

Huie Library Mission

In support of the University's mission, Huie Library is committed to excellence in providing information resources and research assistance to the Henderson community.


Library Policies

Bibliographic Instruction Policy

Eligibility; Group size; Reservations; Teacher's library account

Circulation Policy | Loan Period Chart

ARKLink; Course reserves; DVD player checkout; Faculty authorization check-out; Holds; Overdue materials, Billing, and Replacement charges; Recalls; Renewals

Collection Development Policy

Selection responsibilities; Evaluation and weeding; Gifts; Special considerations; Replacements; Rebinding; Material format; Curriculum collection; Juvenile and young adult collections; Serials

Community Patron Policies

Library use; Getting a library card; General policy; Community computers; What can be checked out and check out periods; Renewals; Overdues, billing, and replacement charges; A/V room and Group Study room policy

Computer Use Policies

Community Computer Use Policy

Community computer use; Computer and Internet access; Intellectual freedom

Student Computer Use Policy

Student computer use; Faculty and staff computer use; Computer and Internet access; Intellectual freedom

Fax and Scanner Policy

Fax use; Large Format scanner use

Guidelines for Acceptance of Gift Materials

Guidelines for acceptance; Appraisal and acknowledgement; Delivery and pickup; Monetary gifts

Huie VirtualRef Policy

Huie VirtualRef; Types of assistance; Hours; Privacy

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Policy

Eligibility; Requestable items; Number of items; Charges; Request time; Check-out period; How to return items; Lost items; Copying

Library Facilities

Art exhibits; Greene room policy; Study rooms

Library Privileges / Rules of Conduct

Borrowing privileges; Community library card; Prohibited Activities; Consequences for violations; Cell phones

Lost and Found Policy

Circulation Desk; Police department; Contact patron

Printing Policy

Student balances; Purchasing additional prints; Color printing; Restrictions; Community printing

Study Rooms Policy

Reserving study rooms; First floor study rooms; Second floor study rooms; Group projects lab