- 1. Library Internet access computers are available for public use during normal library hours. The total time limit for each user will be 120 minutes per day. Reservations may be made 24 hours in advance.
- 2. A user will need their library card number and PIN to use the computer. Persons not eligible for a library card may receive a guest user ID by showing a photo ID at the circulation desk.
- 3. Printing costs - $ .10/page, black & white; $.25/page, color.
- 4. Report any printing and computer problems to the library staff immediately.
- 5. Misuse of the computer or Internet access will result in the loss of computer privileges.
- 6. In the case of a violation involving criminal behavior, the police will be called.
- 7. Users are cautioned not to reveal personal information over the Internet.
- 8. Not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, authoritative, factual or complete information.The user is responsible for verifying the accuracy of any material.
- 9. In compliance with the Children's Internet Protection Act, all computers have technology protection measures used to block inappropriate information, specifically visual depictions of material deemed obscene or child pornography, or to any material deemed harmful to minors. (See definitions below)
- 10. Minor users may not use library computers for viewing, sending or receiving materials which may be determined to be harmful to minors as defined by State of Nebraska Statutes Section 28-807(6).
- 11. Users may not use library computers for viewing, sending or receiving materials which may be determined to be legally obscene as defined by State of Nebraska Statutes 28-807(10).
- 12. Users may not violate licensing agreements and copyright laws or attempt in any way to alter, damage, abuse or sabotage computer equipment or software, alter configurations or install any software.
- 13. Library computers may not be used for inappropriate network usage including (a) unauthorized access (hacking) or (b) unauthorized disclosure, use and/or dissemination of personal identification information regarding minors.
- 14. Adult users may request that the technology protection measure be disabled for uses other than those prohibited in 9 and/or 11 above.
- 1. Adult User: any library patron 17 years of age or older
- 2. Technology Protection Measure: The term “technology protection measure” means a specific technology that blocks or filters Internet access to visual depictions that are:
- A. Obscene, as that term is defined in section 1460 of title 18, United States Code;
- B. Child Pornography, as that term is defined in section 2256 of title 18, United States Code; or
- C. Harmful to Minors.
- 3. Harmful to Minors: The term “harmful to minors” means any picture, image, graphic image file, or other visual depictions that:
- A. Taken as a whole and with respect to minors, appeals to a prurient interest in nudity, sex, or excretion;
- B. Depicts, describes, or represents, in a patently offensive way with respect to what is suitable to minors, an actual or simulated sexual act or sexual contact, actual or simulated normal or perverted sexual acts, or a lewd exhibition of the genitals, and
- C. Taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value to minors.
August 14, 2001; revised October 13, 2003; revised January 12, 2004; revised May 10, 2004; revised November 13, 2006