The Brown-Daniel Library
defines security violations in two categories: violation against persons and
violations against property.
personal security are discussed under university rules.
(See University Policy)
A. The following actions
constitute violations against the property of the Library:
To misshelve or "stash" library
resources within the Library for exclusive use of a person or group.
To deface, mutilate and damage library property
To remove or attempt to remove library
property from the Library without proper authorization (all
circulating materials should be checked out)
To steal library property and/or profit
from stolen library property.
To be in non-public areas without
authorization at all times.
To refuse to show ID upon request of
To ignore overdue or recall notices.
B. Security Procedures
the security of library materials, users and staff, library personnel are
To check the books and possessions of
persons leaving the library, including book bags, and brief cases.
To request to see the ID of any person
entering or exiting the library.
To question anyone who may have violated
the library regulations.
To call Tennessee State University Campus
Police while requesting the possible violator to wait until the
Campus Police arrives.
C. Formal Disciplinary
above may result in disciplinary action including financial penalties,
reprimand, probation, suspension or dismissal through the campus judicial