with Board Policy 7000 and Administrative Regulation 7000, and in an effort to
extend the life of the hardware, comply with the copyright laws, and adhere to
appropriate computer network conduct and usage, the following standards of
conduct are required of all students using computers in the Santiago Canyon
College [SCC] Library and the wireless network. Failure to comply with
the following standards will result in the suspension of a student’s Library
privileges and possibly other sanctions such as removal from class, suspension,
expulsion or other disciplinary actions.
Some of the SCC computing systems/resources provide
access to outside networks, public and/or private. Users are advised that
they may encounter material which may be considered inappropriate in nature or
content. Users are further advised that neither SCC nor the Rancho
Santiago Community College District assume responsibility for the content of
any of these outside networks. Policies and regulations of the college, state,
and federal law are applicable to all library computing resources and systems.
All users of this system/network must read,
understand, and comply with the standards outlined in this document. BY
SIGNING-In and USING THE LIBRARY COMPUTER SYSTEMS/RESOURCES, A USER AGREES THAT
HE/SHE UNDERSTANDS AND WILL COMPLY WITH THESE POLICIES.
Primary use of library computer systems/resources is
for academic/educational purposes only.
The primary users of the Library computer
system/resources are current SCC students.
[including SCC faulty/staff, Orange Continuing Education
students/faculty/staff, Santa Ana College students/faculty/staff, District
staff, and general community users may use Library computers and be logged-in
as guest users
o High school
students must have parental or legal guardian permission in the form of a
completed “High School Student Library User Application”on file at the Library
in order to use library computers
o Other minor
children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
No games, multiple-user game playing, gambling
Librarians reserve the right to limit the amount of
time that a user may occupy a computer especially during peak student usage
periods in order to insure equitable access to all students
- Any computer work has to be saved to the user’s external storage
medium, e.g., diskette, CD/DVD, or flash drive
- Library is not responsible for damage to or
loss of a user’s external storage medium
- Library is not responsible for any lost work
No user is allowed to knowingly access,
alter, introduce a contaminant to damage, delete, destroy, copy, disrupt, or
otherwise misuse any data, software, or hardware, which exists internal or
external to computer, computer system or computer network in the Rancho
Santiago Community District, including Santiago Canyon College.
- No user shall use the computers to reproduce
copyrighted materials or remove copyrighted material from a Library
computer or computer network.
- Loading software onto a Library computer is not
permitted for anyone. Users will only use software in Library computers
that has been approved by the librarians and loaded by library staff
- Copying or introducing a computer virus onto a
Library computer in any form is never permitted by anyone and is subject
to disciplinary action.
- Using the Internet to access inappropriate
material (i.e. nudity, pornography, etc.) is not allowed and will not be
tolerated. Violations will be reported to the Director of Student
Services or Campus Security for immediate removal of the student from the
Library and referred for disciplinary action.
- Sending or receiving messages which are racist
or inflammatory, abusive toward a specific gender or culture, obscene, or
are otherwise inconsistent with the District’s policies is not allowed and
subject to disciplinary action.
- Sending your email message with someone else’s
name as the author is not allowed.
- Using the network for personal or commercial
advertising or political activity is not allowed.
- Using the computer for illegal use is not
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