Internet Use

The Luise V. Hanson Library endorses the sharing of information and freedom of expression that encourages academic discourse. Computer access is available to the general public, however faculty, staff and students have first priority for use of the library computer workstations.

Use of Computer Workstations and the Waldorf Network

The Luise V. Hanson Library requires that library patrons using computer information resources do so within the guidelines of acceptable use. Library workstations are to be used primarily for course-related activity, scholarly research and other activities directly related to the educational, research and mission of Waldorf College. All minors must have parents or guardians present when using the computer terminals.

The following activities are unacceptable:

  1. Destruction of, damage to, or unauthorized alteration of the library’s computer equipment software, or network security procedures;
  2. Behaving in a manner that is harassing, intimidating or disruptive to others, including but not limited to use of computer equipment which serves to deny access to other users;
  3. Use of electronic information networks in any way which violates federal or state law;
  4. Use of electronic information networks in any way which violates licensing and payment agreements between Luise V. Hanson Library and network/database providers;
  5. Posting or receiving offensive, illegal or pornographic material;
  6. Using computers for-profit activities;
  7. Developing or distributing software that disrupts networking services (i.e. Viruses).

Time Limits

Waldorf College faculty, staff, and students have first priority use of the library computer workstations. Computer access for the general public is limited to a one hour session.

The Luise V. Hanson Library endorses the Library Bill of Rights and the Freedom to Read Statement of the American Library Association.