Library Internet Policy
INTERNET POLICYThe Internet is a worldwide network of computer networks. Libraries and research centers, companies and corporations, colleges and universities, and even government agencies all have computer networks containing massive amounts of information. The Internet connects these various networks, allowing different kinds of computers to "talk" to each other. When users from
The Internet provides access to books, articles, card catalogs, indexes, computer programs, information databases, government documents, news and weather information, and discussion groups on almost every imaginable topic. Worldwide email is also available.
College Handbook Standards
While the Internet contains a tremendous amount of useful information, it also contains objectionable content. Those who use the Internet at Bryan College must adhere to standards of morality set forth in the Student Handbook. Any intentional behavior, with respect to the electronic environment, that interferes with the mission or activities of the college or the college community will be regarded as unethical and will be subject to disciplinary action. Unauthorized or inappropriate use of computers is prohibited in the
College Acceptable Use Policy
All computer users are further subject to
- using network for the transmission of threatening or harassing materials
- using network for recreational purposes, game playing, or other non-educational activities
- using network for commercial purposes or for-profit activities
- loud talking and other noise in labs
- eating or drinking in labs
- wasteful use of computer printer paper
All Internet users must comply with copyright laws. (The following information is slightly revised from CSTCC's acceptable use policies and is used by permission.) Information located throughout the Internet is copyrighted according to the present US copyright law as it meets the definition of being fixed in a tangible medium. Once fixed in a tangible medium, a work is copyrighted whether or not it is registered in the US Copyright Offices.
Research Writing Lab Hours
Research Writing Lab hours coincide with the