INTERNET ACCESS AT THE ELLIOT LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Internet access: $1/session
Wireless access: Free    Internet computes and chairs
Computer printouts: .25 cents per page

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 one hour or less.

2. The user fee is $1.00 per session which is paid prior to the start of the session.

3. There are no reservations. Usage is on a first come-first serve basis.

4. Users cannot request a specific workstation unless they have accessibility issues (i.e. visually impaired, etc.)

5. Internet users from Elliot Lake cannot have overdue library materials or unpaid fines.

6. 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.

7. The list of "favourites" can not be changed (i.e. added to or deleted from)

8. The screen saver can not be changed.

9. Users can not alter any part of the operating system or programs on the computer.

10. Only 2 people at a time are allowed at any one workstation (unless training is being conducted).

11. Please do not read screens over other patrons' shoulders. The workstations have been arranged in a format to ensure privacy.

                                                           

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.

Accessibility Computer: The library is pleased to meet the computer accessibility needs of our patrons. Click here for more info.

PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CELL PHONE IN CONSIDERATION TO OTHER PATRONS cell phone

 

Wireless Access Policy

1. Wireless access is available virtually anywhere in the Library, whenever the Library is open. Since you are using your own equipment, there are no time limits on usage.

2. The Library's wireless network is not secure, and the Library cannot guarantee the safety of your traffic across its wireless network.

3. The Library is responsible only for providing a working wireless connection. The Library is not able to provide technical assistance to you, and there is no guarantee that you will be able to make a wireless connection. If you need assistance, contact the manufacturer of your laptop or software.

4. The Library will provide you with a key code in order to access the wireless network. The key code is changed daily, please ask the staff at the desk for the key code.

5. Printing is not available from the Wireless network. If the user wishes to print a document they will be required to save the document to their own memory stick or CD. The staff at the desk can then print the document at a cost of $0.25 cents per page.