Using materials

  • Special Collections is located on the 2nd floor of the Hannon Library (LIB 209).
  • Hours for use are limited and vary each term.
  • Users need to complete the request form.
  • A photo I.D. is required as a deposit while materials are used.
  • Materials must be used in a designated, supervised area.
  • Use of the items is limited to two at a time.
  • Photocopying (10 cents per impression) is done by library staff if it will not damage the original.
  • Users are asked to use pencils when taking notes.
  • Users will leave book bags and coats in the Special Collections locker area.


If you have materials that you want to donate to Special Collections or University Archives, please contact Mary Jane Cedar Face at cedarface@sou.edu or at 541-552-6836.


Special Collections and University Archives materials are available  for uses relating to research, education, and scholarship.  When using unpublished materials for educational purposes, please provide a statement of attribution noting the collection and Hannon Library.

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