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Computer Use Policy

Internet and other related online systems are intended to support the academic mission of Peralta Community College District. Users must be currently enrolled  to use the Library’s Internet computers.

Users may log into any available computer using their student ID number.

There are four print stations that provide 10 minute sessions.  The remaining computers provide 30 minutes when you log in.  COMPUTERS WILL LOG OUT AFTER 30 MINUTES.  Additional. 30 minute sessions are permitted if no other students are waiting.  To extend your time please ask at the circulation desk.

Students will need to purchase a GoPrint print card in order to print from Library computers.  Prints cost $.10 a page.

No more than two people may occupy a single computer station at one.

Two computers have been set aside to support DSPS needs, DSPS have priority regarding access to these computers.

Regulations

Academic work and email access takes precedence over the use of college computers for entertainment.  Chat room visits and games are prohibited. Internet services shall not be used in a manner that would violate any law or infringe any copyright, right of publicity, privacy right or any other right of any person or entity. Internet services may not be used for the purpose of transmitting or storing of material that is obscene, libelous or defamatory. Attempts to obtain unauthorized access to or alteration of either local or remote computer systems or networks are strictly prohibited. This means that no one is to download any software onto the system (Hotmail, Yahoo, or other installations).

Users are expected to apply fully with the College and Library’s Rules of Conduct Policy.  Misuse of computer resources may result in the loss of computing access.

The Peralta Community College District authorities and/or other law enforcement agencies will deal with any illegal or inappropriate use of Internet and other library resources.