Library Services Department


Computer Use Services

ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

  • The school ID must be presented each time the computer will be used.
  • Appropriate use of computers and network must be observed.
  • Any form of vandalism is prohibited inside the Computer Section.
  • Any malfunction or damage in the terminals or computers used must be reported immediately to the library staff on duty.
  • Students who wish to use the computers for accessing the internet need to have an activated library account.
  • The Internet service is free of charge and should be used for academic research purposes only.
  • Use of computer will be on a first come first served basis. A maximum of one hour will be allowed in one session for every student. If no one is waiting, patrons may use the computer longer at the discretion of library staff. No compliance with the time limits could result in loss of computer use privileges.
  • Users must use the terminal assigned to them by the library staff on duty. Swapping of terminal is not allowed.
    • Only one student should occupy one computer terminal.
    • In case of group work, the library staff may allow a maximum of two students to occupy a single terminal.
  • No one is allowed to alter the configuration setting of any computer.
  • Library users must not attach personal hardware or software to the computer network.
  • Playing of computer games is not allowed.
  • Library user may save documents to portable storage device, such as USB drives as long as it will be scanned for virus protection before plugging.
  • Library user may not save to the hard drive for any reason.
  • Any form of CHAT and accessing PORNOGRAPHIC sites are strictly prohibited.
  • Deletion or addition of any application is strictly prohibited.
  • In any event whether accidental or intentional damage, the library staff will assess or seek the assistance of Management Information System Department to assess the damage item/s. The user is required to either pay or replace the item/s if needed. The library staff shall write an incident report and submit to the Chief Librarian for appropriate action.
  • In the event of loss or theft of computer or its peripherals, the library staff will:
    • Immediately report the incident to the Security Office;
    • Trace the last user of the terminal;
    • Make an incident report and submit to the Chief Librarian;
    • Conduct an initial investigation; and
    • Write an investigation report and submit it to the appropriate department.
  • In order to make easy the use of computer in the library, and to ensure the security of the Letran Calamba library computer system, the following must be observed:
    • The library user secures a Reservation Slip from the library staff.
    • The library user fills out the Reservation Slip and submits it to the library staff.
    • The library staff calls out the name that is on top of the list, when a computer station is available for use.
    • Cancellation of reservation must be brought to the attention of the library staff immediately so that the computer station may be made available to others.