Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources (rev. 3/12/2014)

The Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy  provides guidelines for the appropriate use of information technology resources at Wellesley College and establish sanctions for violations of this policy.

Archives Access Policy (2018)

The Archives Access Policy describes access to collections in the Wellesley College Archives and categories of access to College records.

Authorization for the Wellesley College Archives (rev. 4/11/2008)

This policy was established to ensure the preservation and availability of the official records of Wellesley College for administrative, fiscal, legal, and historical purposes and outlines the management of College records and the collection and preservation of papers, records and documents by the Wellesley College Archives.

Central File Storage Policy for Faculty/Staff (rev. 2/25/16)

This policy outlines the multiple central file storage options available for Wellesley College faculty and staff in order to address the growing need for greater file storage.

Clapp Library Study Assignment Guidelines (rev. 1/23/2017)

Guidelines for assigning library studies to faculty, with application form.

Collection Development Policy (rev. April 2021)

This policy outlines a set of principles and practices to guide in decision making regarding collection development for the Wellesley College Library. These principles undergo continual assessment and adjustment to ensure that the collection responds to changes in the curriculum and in the forms and formats of scholarly information needed to support the needs of the community.

Copyright Policy (rev. 9/10/2014)

The Wellesley College Copyright Policy establishes guidelines regarding the Fair Use of copyrighted material, use of multimedia and copyrighted works in the classroom, and information regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Digital Repository Policy (rev. 6/25/2020)

The Wellesley College Digital Repository Policy establishes guidelines for the use of the Digital Repository, including submission of materials, access, and compliance with copyright standards.

Electronic Content Stewardship (rev. 3/23/2015)

The Wellesley College Stewardship of Electronic Content Policy establishes the exceptions to electronic content privacy at Wellesley College, including the retention of and access to electronic content following the departure of an employee.  For a detailed overview of account terminations, see the account terminations table.

Hardware Replacement Policy (rev. 6/1/2023)

The Hardware Replacement Policy establishes guidelines for the replacement of all College-owned hardware, outlines Library and Technology Services recommendations for standard configurations, and establishes responsibilities for departments wishing to exceed those configurations.

Library Access & Borrowing Policy (rev. June 2022)

This policy establishes who can access and have borrowing privileges for the Wellesley College Libraries, and outlines the use related to those privileges.

Library Gifts Policy (rev. 5/1/2012)

The purpose of this policy is to outline for potential donors the guidelines and processes for making gifts of tangible property to the library including the criteria for evaluation, acceptance and disposition of gifts by the Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Open Access Fund Guidelines (rev. 2/16/2021)

In order to facilitate public and immediate access to the outstanding research performed by Wellesley College faculty, Wellesley College Library and Technology Services (LTS) will provide funds to defray the cost of article processing charges (APCs) for scholarship that appears in open access publications.

Records Management Policy (rev. 4/11/2008)

The purpose of this document is to establish a records management policy for Wellesley College, define key concepts specific to the Wellesley College policy and describe a framework for implementing this policy through a records management program.

Remote Access Policy (rev. 10/25/19)

The Remote Access Policy defines standards for connecting to the Wellesley College network from any host. These standards are designed to minimize the potential threat to Wellesley College information technology resources and thereby protect sensitive college data.

Special Collections Reproductions & Permissions

Outlines policy for reproduction or publishing of images or text from Special Collections materials.

Statement on Electronic Signatures

This statement outlines the necessary conditions that must be met in order to make an electronic signature legally viable.

Written Information Security Program (rev. June 2015)

Establishes employee responsibilities in protecting data containing personal information and outlines specific administrative, technical and physical safeguards.

Zoom Recording Deletion Policy

This policy establishes guidelines for the deletion of all Zoom recordings on College-hosted accounts, for downloading and saving recordings, and methods for receiving temporary exemptions from recording deletion.