Linda Hall Library
Science, Engineering & Technology Information for the World

Acceptable Use Policy

Public Workstations and Wireless Access

Use of public workstations and wireless network at the Linda Hall Library requires your agreement to the following conditions:

I understand and accept that the Internet contains information, both written and pictorial, which may be offensive or harmful to myself and/or others.

I will comply with all state and federal laws including those regarding obscenity, pornography, or delivery to minors of material deemed harmful to them.

I understand and accept the responsibility to respect the intellectual property rights of authors, contributors, and publishers in all media; and protect login, password, and systems resources from unauthorized use.

I understand and accept that I create, store, and use personal files at my own risk and that the Library is not responsible for the loss of personal electronic documents and/or files.

I will comply with the policies, procedures, and rules of the Library. I understand and accept that my failure to comply will result in Library penalties that range from suspension of Internet privileges and/or permanent eviction from the Library.

I understand and accept that individual Library staff members are not authorized to approve exceptions or otherwise modify these policies.

I understand that Library staff members are not required to provide technical assistance with my personal devices.

I release the Library from all liabilities associated with my viewing of, use of, or exposure to any information, machine-readable file, picture, graphical representation, or illustration I may encounter while using any public workstation, whether or not such information appears or is delivered through the particular device I operate.

The Library’s Acceptable Use Policy conforms with and incorporates the Acceptable Use Policies of the University of Missouri (UM) System  and the Missouri Research and Education Network (MOREnet). I understand and accept the requirements of these.

I understand and accept that the Library reserves the right to change this acceptable use policy and other procedures.