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The Library has a number of technology solutions to assist students, including desktop machines, laptops, printers, a sharing monitor, and more! The machines are equipped with Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) and a CD/DVD player. In addition, the laptops have webcams to facilitate coursework, such as online partner discussions. Read more below.
The Contra Costa Community College District's Acceptable Technology Use Policy states that "...open access is a privilege, and requires that individual users act responsibly and ethically. Users must respect the rights of other users, respect the integrity of the system and related physical resources, and observe all relevant laws, regulations, policies, and contractual obligations. Improper use of technology resources may result in the loss of technolgy privileges throughout the District."
College and Library policies further define acceptable use. A copy of the College's computer lab use policy is posted in the LISC Lab. The Library's computer use policy is posted on signs adjacent to the computers in the Information Commons. Failure to follow these policies may result in disciplinary action and the loss of computer use privileges.
You can help ensure that everyone has equitable access to the library workstations by following these simple rules:
The library also has laptops available for checkout. To sign up for a laptop, you must:
For more information, see a librarian at the Reference Desk!