Computer Use Guidelines
- The Libraries' computers are primarily for educational or research purposes
- UT Arlington students, faculty, and staff have priority.
- When computers are in high demand, activities such as personal chat or e-mail, games, and other recreational uses are discouraged.
- Express stations are reserved for quick searches of 15 minutes or less when others are waiting.
- Installation of unapproved software is prohibited.
- Sound can be disruptive. Please keep volume muted or check out headphones at the circulation desk.
- For your personal security, please log off when finished. Computers that are inactive for more than 15 minutes will automatically log off.
- Please be considerate of other library users.
Internet Use Guidelines
- The UT Arlington Library cannot police the Internet and takes no responsibility for its content. Users must take responsibility for their own activities on the Internet.
- The UT Arlington Library respects the users' rights to privacy in accessing information on the Internet so long as it is consistent with the mission of the UT Arlington Library, the policies of the University, and the laws of the State of Texas. These policies and laws include but are not limited to:
Violations of Use
Access to the computers and/or Internet in the UT Arlington Library is a privilege granted to users, and the Library reserves the right to suspend or amend this privilege if a user:
- Violates Texas obscenity laws.
- Violates UT Arlington's Computer Usage Policy.
- Harasses others, including but not limited to, sexual harassment.
- Intentionally damages or destroys equipment, software, or data belonging to the Library or to other users, including adding, altering or deleting files on Library workstations or other Library computer equipment.
- Copies/scans materials protected by copyright law beyond the bounds of fair use.
- Violates software or database license agreements.
- Violates or attempts to violate computer systems or network integrity, including attempts to bypass network security functions, obtain restricted passwords, or alter the configuration of library workstations in any way.
- Uses the Internet for any illegal activity.