AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES USE POLICY
computer and networking facilities in the
library are provided to support the educational
and curriculum-related research needs of
VVC students, faculty, and staff. It is the
objective of the library to maintain an atmosphere
of constructive learning, academic freedom,
and proper asset management and control.
In order to meet this objective, each user
is responsible for the use of the computing
resources in an effective, efficient, ethical,
and lawful manner within the following guidelines:
VVC Library accepts donation of books and periodicals
that meet our regular selection criteria for
supporting the curriculum. The criteria includes
such factors as subject matter, copyright date,
and condition of the items. Upon acceptance,
the gift becomes property of the VVC Library.
If the library decides not to add the gift
to our collection, it will usually be sold
in the annual book sale of which all proceeds
go toward purchasing new materials.
will receive a "Receipt of Non-Cash Gifts" from
the VVC District Foundation in acknowledgement
of the gift. Appraisal of the monetary value
of the gift for tax purposes is the responsibility
of the donor.
IN THE LIBRARY
library has an obligation to maintain an environment
that provides a place for quiet concentration
and study for student, faculty, and other users.
Library visitors whose behavior disrupts this
environment may be asked to leave the building.
Examples of inappropriate behaviors include
prolonged and loud conversations in the quiet
study areas, using cell phones, playing CD
and other audio players with the volume loud
enough to disturb others, and noisy group study
in open study areas. Group study rooms are
available and can be reserved at the Circulation
you wish to report excessive noise, contact
a member of the library staff on the upper
AND DRINK IN THE LIBRARY
library is a public space that is shared by
members of the college and the community. In
an attempt to keep the building clean, sanitary,
and pest-free for all users, food and drink
are not allowed anywhere in the building. This
includes the classrooms on the upper and lower
floors. The only exception to this policy are
drinks that are in spill-proof containers with
twist-off or other secure lids.
person violating this policy will be asked
to take their food and drink outside or put
it away. Anyone refusing to follow this policy
will be asked to leave the library.
IN THE LIBRARY
a public library, the VVC Library is geared
to the use of college-students and other adults.
Since the library wishes to provide an atmosphere
conducive to study and research, parents or
guardians of children who cause disturbances
by crying, running, or making excessive noise
will be asked to take their children outside.
no circumstances are children allowed in the
library without the supervision of an accompanying
parent or adult guardian. This also applies
to children of parents or guardians who are
taking classes that meet in the library. Because
the library is a public space, the concern
is for the safety of the children.