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Robertson Memorial Library

Internet Use Policy

Policy for using computers and the internet.

Computer Policy

Acceptable Use Policy
For computers and Internet access

Welcome to Robertson Memorial Library’s Internet Access and computer usage. Internet access at the library is an extension of the library’s commitment to meeting the community’s information needs. To maximize availability of this resource and insure fair accessibility for all, please follow the following computer and internet access guidelines that include the library’s policies, rules, and procedures.  Have fun exploring the Internet, but remember that many times you will find the specific information you need already here in the library in the form of books and periodicals.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS GUIDELINES & POLICIES

  • NO PERSONAL THUMB DRIVES OR PROGRAMS FROM OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY WILL BE ALLOWED – NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Robertson Memorial Library allows access to the Internet for educational research purposes only – no chat lines, Internet games, downloading, etc.
  • Users must be patrons of the library in good standing (no overdues)
  • Users must have signed an Acceptable Use Policy Agreement.   Under 16 yrs. of age the agreement must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • The computers are on a first come, first serve basis and may be used up to 1/2 hr (2 hour maximum daily)
  • You must sign in on the computer log located at the circulation desk.
  • Printed copies are $.15 per page (only black and white available)
  • Children who have not completed the fifth grade must be accompanied by an adult while using the computers an/or internet.
  • Computer workstations are designed for use by one person at a time.
  • Internet access may not be available or slow due to technical problems.
  • All computers will be turned off 10 minutes before closing.

MISUSE OF THE LIBRARY’S COMPUTERS AND/OR INTERNET ACCESS WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE LOSS OF YOUR COMPUTER/INTERNET PRIVILEGES.

Staff assistance

Library staff cannot provide in-depth training on using the computers and/or the Internet.  We can get you started, answer general questions, and offer suggestions on search strategies.

Adopted by the Robertson Memorial Library Jan. 2019

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