|The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library provides Internet access for any legal, educational, recreational or ethical purpose. Internet workstations are limited to two users seated per workstation. In addition, the Library provides laptops that can be checked out for use in the library by adults 18 years and older. An adult must accompany children under the age of twelve while at a computer workstation in adult areas.|
|Conditions of Acceptable Use of the Library’s Internet Access
Users may NOT:
Use any website or application to bypass the library’s internet safeguards
|The Library reserves the right to suspend or revoke use of the Library computer systems or laptops at any time, without prior notice or formal hearing for any user for abusive conduct or violation of the conditions set forth in this document. The Library will be the sole arbitrator of what constitutes abusive conduct or violation of this Acceptable Use Policy. Library staff has the discretion given the severity of the misconduct to issue warning(s) or to ask the offender to leave or to call the proper authorities.
The Library reserves the right to inspect or observe the use made of its equipment and resources for the purpose of enforcement of these policies.
Children’s and Teen’s computers are restricted for youth; however an adult with a child may use a computer in the Children’s area, if not needed by a child. This allowance is to assure caregivers can abide by the library’s unattended child policy.
All library computers, laptops and networks are filtered in the spirit of the Children’s Internet Protection Act of 2001 (CIPA). Under CIPA, the following are NOT protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution:
|Usage of the Library’s wireless access is held to all above conditions and acceptable use policies set forth by the governing library board.|
You are aware that by asking for assistance you accept that the assistance could result in some exposure of content by the staff member. The staff member will take all possible precautions to limit access to the content.
Revised June 5, 2012
Adopted by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, June 7, 2012
Reviewed by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, January 26, 2015
Reviewed & Updated by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, July 25, 2016
Reviewed by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, August 14, 2017
Reviewed by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, November 12, 2018
Reviewed by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, August 12, 2019
Reviewed & Updated by the New Albany Library Board of Trustees, June 8, 2020