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Computer and Internet Use Policy

TRU Library computers and computer resources are provided for the use of TRU students, faculty and staff to support study, research and teaching. Library patrons may use the Library's PC workstations to search the library catalogue, online or CD-ROM databases, and the internet capture search results to print, save to disk, or save to an e-mail account.

Users of the library computers are not permitted to:

  • access and use personal internet e-mail
  • enter chat rooms
  • use word processing and other applications not loaded on library computers
  • play interactive games
  • conduct private business or engage in commercial activities
  • modify or reconfigure hardware or software

The use of library PC workstations, databases and Internet resources is subject to TRU policies with respect to copyright, privacy, harassment and student discipline, as well as by applicable Canadian federal, provincial and local laws and statutes including the Criminal Code of Canada, the B.C. Human Rights Act, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and the B.C. Civil Rights Protection Act. In order to preserve the integrity of the Library's computer resources against damage, failures or improper use, TRU Library reserves the right to limit, restrict or terminate any user's access to the Library computers.