Technology

Internet Stations

  • Five workstations are available in the library for general use (email, browsing, research, word processing).
  • One station is dedicated for patrons using the Bibleworks or Bar Ilan Responsa softward.
  • Additional stations provide access only to the library catalog.

Internet Access and Acceptable Use Policy

The priority for use of Internet workstations is research in religion and theology, and work on class-related assignments. Users of the Internet workstations in the library are expected to follow the guidelines given below.

Please note:

  • Web pages and PDF files can be viewed and printed. The printing charge is 5 cents per page. Please pay at the Circulation Desk.
  • Computers do not have speakers, if you would like to listen to audio, please bring your own headphones. 

Appropriate Use

  • Game playing is not allowed when people are waiting to use the stations.
  • Display of sexually explicit graphics is prohibited.
  • Violating any local, state, or federal statute is prohibited.
  • Unauthorized copying of copyright-protected materials is prohibited.
  • Interfering with or disrupting other services or equipment is prohibited.

Security

  • Deliberate altering of any files or modifying the configuration of any PC or peripheral is considered a violation of computer system security and will result in the loss of library computer privileges, with possible legal ramifications.
  • Violating computer system or network integrity, including attempts to bypass network security, obtain passwords, or the unauthorized use of passwords will result in the loss of library computer privileges, with possible legal ramifications.
  • Destruction or damage of equipment due to willful misuse will result in legal action.
  • Willful removal of any part of the PC will be considered theft and will result in legal action.

Users who do not leave the workstation when requested to do so by staff will be asked to leave the library.
The Library reserves the right to terminate the Internet access privileges and/or library use privileges of any person abusing the above guidelines.

Wireless Internet

Please visit the circulation or reference desk to obtain the current password. 

Audio-Visual Room

The AV is currently being upgraded. We will have more information on availablity soon. 

Copying and Printing

The Library has three photocopiers, two microform readers, and other audio/visual equipment for patron use.

Three photocopiers are available for use in the library. All machines accept cash and copy cards, which can only be purchased at the vending machine on Level 2. The card is reusable and additional funds may be added to the card. The card itself costs $1; additional funds must be added beyond that initial $1 in order to pay for copies. Patrons are responsible for their cards and any "bad copies" they make.

Please report any photocopier problems to the Circulation Desk.

Microform readers are in the Microform Area on Level 1. One of the machines only has a printer, while the other can either print or scan to a computer (you must have a USB drive with you).

 

Collaborative Learning Space

Information about the collaborative learning space is here.