2110.035 Internet Access for University Libraries Policy and Procedure


The University Libraries seek to protect First Amendment Rights, including freedom of access to information, for users. This encompasses the individual right to privacy. However, those using the Internet must be sensitive to the fact that library workstations are in public areas and screen images may be viewed by others. Additionally, electronic media do not afford privacy in communication, especially with respect to agencies other than the library, meaning that there may be limits on this privacy.

FIU library staff offer assistance and instruction in the use of the Internet as a research and information resource. They do not censor access or protect patrons from information that users may find offensive.

As with other library resources, parents, legal guardians, or care providers are responsible for their children's use of the Internet and for intentional or inadvertent viewing or reading of other patrons' screens.

Published on 2010-03-25

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