Word Processing Computer Policy
# Anyone with a valid RCLS library card may use the computers. Preference is given to Moffat Library cardholders.
# Children under the age of 10 must have a parent or guardian present to assist with using the computer and observing this policy.
# Users are required to sign in at the circulation desk before using the computer. The patron must leave his/her library card with a library staff member during the appointment. The card must be free of fines and overdue items. Cards will be returned when the session is completed.
# No more than two people may use a workstation at any one time. At least one of the two must have a valid RCLS card.
* Computer reservations may be made by telephone or in person during library hours. Reservations are for one-hour sessions.
* All workstations are turned off fifteen minutes before closing.
* If you cancel an appointment, you must do so before the appointment begins.
* Patrons who are more than ten minutes late for a reservation will forfeit their time.
* Walk-ins are allowed whenever the computers are free.
* Patrons may not use the computer for more than two consecutive sessions at a time, or more than four hours a week.
* Staff members will offer basic assistance with computer hardware, software, and peripherals. However, they are not experts in all programs. Manuals and on-line help are available.
* Users may not use their own software, hardware, or peripherals.
* Users may use their own data disks, but they MUST be scanned for viruses by the library staff before use. Data disks are available at the circulation desk for $1.00 each.
* It is the responsibility of each user to save his/her work frequently.
* Users must allow themselves at least ten minutes before the end of their appointment to print or save their work.
* All computer copies are $.10 per page. Please pay at the circulation desk.
* Users may not download or save any files to the library computer’s hard drive.
* Library software may not be downloaded for personal use. It is protected under the Copyright Law of the United States of America, Title 17, U.S.Code. Software piracy is a Federal crime.
* Computer settings and configurations cannot be changed.
* The library assumes no liability for any loss or damage.
* Misuse or abuse of computers will result in immediate suspension of access privileges. Staff on duty have the right to cancel or interrupt the use of computers at any time.
These rules are subject to change at any time.