Acceptable Use of Library Technologies
By using library workstations or other technology hardware and software, users agree to
abide by all University of Illinois policies and procedures as well as all federal, state and local
Use of Workstations and other computing technologies
Priority for the use of workstations and other computing technologies is given first to
University of Illinois students, faculty and staff, and next to non-University users who are 18
years of age or older. Workstations and other computing equipment are provided by the Library
primarily for research, study, and professional activities. Anyone using these technologies that
requires authenticated logon may be asked to show a University identification card. There may
be restrictions on some applications, based on location and demand for use.
Use of hardware and software
Users of workstations and other computing devices shall not make any attempt to damage
computer equipment or software, alter software configuration, misuse network resources, or engage
in any illegal or criminal activities.
Policy on Appropriate Use of Computers
and Network Systems at the University of Illinois.
Users shall not engage in loud, boisterous or threatening behavior that disrupts others' use
of library facilities for teaching, study, or research as outlined in the
. Anyone engaging in disruptive behavior may be denied further access to the Libraries.
Compliance with University and Library Policies
Users of library computer workstations must comply with the following campus-wide policies
and related guidelines:
Policy on Appropriate Use of Computers and Network Systems at the University of
University of Illinois Statutes and the
General Rules Concerning Organization and Procedures
Academic Staff Handbook
Code of Policies and Regulations Applying to All
University Policy and
Rules for Civil Service Staff
Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources
Electronic resources made available by the University Library to the campus community,
citizens of the state of Illinois who are 18 years of age or older, and to other authorized users
are for instructional, research, and other activities that support the University's mission.
Contractual license agreements and U.S. Copyright Law govern the access, use, and reproduction of
these resources as outlined in the University Library’s
Electronic Resource Use Policy for Library Patrons
This policy is consistent with the American Library Association's
Bill of Rights and
Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries.
The University Library provides access to the Internet. Patrons should be aware that some
Internet sites may contain materials that some find offensive or controversial.
Users at workstations are in a public building and expected to show consideration for
Parents or legal guardians of minors are responsible for monitoring the library activities
of their children.
10 November 2008