The OCOM Library provides computers to support patrons’ academic computing needs. These computers offer access to the online library catalog, databases, the Internet, and essential computer programs. Research or schoolwork takes precedence over personal or recreational use such as email. Outside software may not be installed by patrons to these computers nor can users change any configurations on the library computers. Computer users must save any materials to their personal storage devices. Outside software including any program from the Internet is prohibited from being installed or downloaded on the library computers.
The library also provides free wireless access. The network is password protected; library staff will provide patrons with the access code to use this service.
The OCOM computers and/or OCOM wireless network may not be used to solicit for commercial ventures, religious or political causes, outside organizations, nor to be used to create, display, or print any message or information which is offensive to others and is based on race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, religious, or political beliefs. The user of the library computer also needs to be aware of copyright infringement if use of such materials in excess of fair use.