INTERNET POLICY

  1. Computer time for Internet searches will be limited to one session per day per user; however, if there are no users waiting, a user may pay for a second session or more. Sessions are 60 minutes or less. Computers are shut down at 4:30 regardless if session time is up.
  2. The user fee is $1.00 per session. The fee is paid prior to the start of the session.
  3. Reservations cannot be made, Computers are on a "first come - first serve basis". 
  4. Internet users from Elliot Lake cannot have overdue library materials or unpaid fines.
  5. Parents of minors (under 12 years of age) must assume responsibility for their children's use by either accompanying them at the workstations or signing a consent form.
  6. The list of "favourites" can not be changed (i.e. added to or deleted from)
  7. The screen saver can not be changed.
  8. Users can not alter any part of the operating system or programs on the computer.
  9. Only 2 people at a time are allowed at any one workstation (unless training is being conducted).
  10. Please do not read screens over other patrons' shoulders. The workstations have been arranged in a format to ensure privacy.
  11.  The Accessibility computer is restricted to those with visual or hearing disabilities only.


Printing:

25 cents per page


The use of these public sites is considered a privilege which can be withdrawn by the Elliot Lake Public Library staff if behaviour is considered inappropriate; users are in the operating system; or federal or provincial laws are being contravened.

Disclaimer:

Not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, complete or current information. The Internet resources may contain material of a controversial nature. The Library staff can not censor access to material nor protect users from offensive material and is not responsible for any information accessed by a user on the Internet. Use of the Internet is strictly at the risk of the user.

 

 Board Motion number: 90/2008                    Revised Date:  April 1, 2010