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Whitaker Library at Chowan University : Computer Use Policy

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Whitaker Library Computer Use Policy


This policy serves as a departmental addition to the Chowan University computer policies, Use of Computers and Data and Responsibilities as a Member of the Chowan Network Community, which are in effect campus-wide.

Chowan University computers and their resources are provided for the use of the Chowan University community, consisting of students, faculty, staff, and authorized others. Anyone authorized to use the campus computing resources will be provided with a username and password, and authorized computer users will be expected to know their username and password and to use those and no others, with the exception of self-changed passwords. (Use of Computers and Data, II.B.) Users without a username and password are not authorized and should not be allowed to use campus computing resources.

All library users, whether or not they are affiliated with Chowan University, require access to the library’s online catalog and specific library-provided information resources:

  • Library Resource Stations near the circulation desk will allow public community access to both library resources and Office software.  Users must present valid ID.
  • Primary use for these machines will be access to library resources and that need will take priority over other uses.  You may be asked to give up your station if all resource stations are full and access to library resources is desired.
  • All other computers not designated as Library Resource Stations are reserved for use by the campus community ONLY.
  • All wireless access is restricted to the campus community and guests.

Effective date
April 25, 2005 updated July 21, 2011

Endorsed by the Director of Information Technology, Jay Howell 08/01/2011

Library Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday – Thursday 7:45AM – 11PM
Friday – 7:45AM – 4PM
Saturday – 10AM – 4PM
Sunday – 2PM – 11PM

Summer Semester

Monday – Thursday 8AM – 5PM
Friday – 8AM – 4PM
Saturday & Sunday– closed

EXCEPTIONS will be posted on the library door. Closed most Holidays.

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