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Welcome to the Limestone University Library

COVID-19 Policies

Library staff are available to help! Please keep checking this guide for policy updates.

We continue to support faculty, staff and students through a variety of services and resources in a variety of formats during this challenging time. 

**There are important Covid-related library policy updates pertaining to our services.

These policies, based on the most recent CDC recommendations, are to ensure the health and safety of everyone using the library.

Click on the above tabs to review these policies.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

**NOTE that the Library's Covid-related policies are subject to change as appropriate under these difficult circumstances.

Computers & Internet

Computer Workstations:  Coming soon!

Laptops: there are laptops available for checkout in-house.
 
iPads: there are 20 (twenty) iPads available for checkout in-house.
 
**Students logon to the computer workstations, iPads, and library laptops using their Limestone email username & password**
**Do not save work to the desktop - this will result in work lost as soon as the computer is shutdown."
 
Wireless Internet: The library is equipped for wireless access to the Internet. Wireless Internet instructions are located at the circulation desk and library help desk, or click here. Wireless service is available to those with a Limestone User account and to guests.  

Computer Use Policy

The mission of the Limestone University Library is to serve as the primary intellectual resource of the college by supporting the college's curriculum and providing resource material.  Public patrons are allowed to use the Library's computers as long as their Courtesy Card is in good standing and they present their valid ID for the staff to hold on to while they use the computers. While public users are welcome to use the computers and facilities, the college community has priority over public patrons.  All computer users are expected to comply with the following:

  • All local, state and federal laws, including copyright laws and licensing agreements, all Limestone University policy, and all Limestone University contracts.
  • The Library reserves the right to limit individual use (time limits) to allow others access to library resources.
  • Patrons under 18 (eighteen) years of age that wish to use the computers must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or teacher.
  • Patrons are asked to be considerate of others and not to display materials which others may consider objectionable.
  • Users are responsible for determining the reliability of material accessed from the Internet.
  • Patrons are expected to uphold the security of the computer hardware and software by not: damaging hardware, modifying, downloading, or installing software; or evading security controls.

Failure to follow the above guidelines may result in denial of computer access.  During the the last 3 weeks of the fall and spring semesters, only Limestone students, faculty and staff will be allowed access to library computers.

**Alumni will have use of their student account for up to 6 months after their graduation date.**

Wireless Access Policy

The Limestone University Library provides wireless access (WIFI) for all Limestone faculty, staff, and students. Limestone students, faculty and staff are allowed to access the wireless network through an authentication process by using use their Limestone username and password to login. Wireless access points cover (coming soon!).  See Instructions for Connecting to Limestone Wireless

If you are experiencing problems with our guides, please contact Janet S. Ward, jward@limestone.edu, Associate Professor and Web Services Librarian.