THE LIBRARY OF LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

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RULES OF USING COMPUTERS
AND AUDIO-VIDEO EQUIPMENT OF
THE LIBRARY OF LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

1. GENERAL

1.1. The access to computers and audio-video equipment is free to all library users who present a current student certificate, or a staff member's ID card, or a reader's card, and know how to use the technology.

1.2. Computers and audio-video equipment of VPU library are meant for searching information necessary for studies and research work as well as for preparing, printing and scanning documents.

1.3. Users are allowed to work with computers and audio-video equipment only when they promise to keep to "Rules and Regulations of Using the Book-stock and Services of VPU Library" and to Rules presented hereby.

2. SERVICE TO USERS

2.1. Computers in the Catalogues Room are meant for searching information in the library's electronic catalogue and for ordering documents only. The access to e-catalogue is free (no passwords).

2.2. Computers in the Reading Room for Periodicals, Reading Room for Bibliographic and Informative Printings and in the Library for Humanities are meant only for searching in catalogues and databases subscribed and being tested by VPU library.

2.3. Users going to work in the Learning Resource Center (LRC):

2.3.1. must submit a current student certificate or a staff member's ID card or a reader's card to the bibliographer on duty and to obtain password for access to LRC computer network;

2.3.2. can register themselves in advance in a registration list;

2.3.3. cannot exceede 10 hours per month of working at the computer. Hours not exploited are neither transferred to successive months nor to other users. A number of users being increased too much, the staff has right to reduce working limit to one hour per day;

2.3.4. users having done their work must close all programmes and nettime system, but not turn off their computers.

2.4. Working hours for audio-video equipment are not limited.

2.5. 5 minutes left to library's working time being over, computers are to be turned off.

3. USERS' RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

3.1. Users must keep to Internet ethics, copyrights and related rights and the rules presented hereby; must take responsibility for their passwords and not to give them to other persons.

3.2. The user having obtained a password is personally responsible for it and for all actions related to access to the library computer network with the password given.

3.3. Users must present their reader's card, or student certificate, or VPU staff member's ID, when being asked by the librarian on duty.

3.4. Users are allowed:

3.4.1. to connect to library computer network only with the password given (if a system requires password);

3.4.2. only one user should work at the computer at a time;

3.4.3. to use only programmes installed in computers;

3.4.4. to record necessary data to a floppy disk and compact disk (recording data from databases and scanned data to compact disks is doing by librarian only);

3.4.5. to use printers of LRC and those of the Branch Library for Humanities; to scan images (services are charged);

3.4.6. to listen to audio and video tapes and compact disks with head-phones only;

3.4.7. to connect laptops to library computer network with librarian's permission.

3.5. Users are not allowed:

3.5.1. To connect to library computer network with other people's passwords;

3.5.2. To use computers not on information search purposes (Internet relay chats, computer games, running over pages of erotic or violent character, etc.

3.5.3. To use mobile phones.

3.6. Users who have broken "Rules and Regulations of Using the Book-stock and Services of VPU Library" a nd Rules presented hereby may forfeit their rights to use library's computers for a fixed term or forever. The dean's offices and the direction of the University are to be informed about improper behaviour of users.