The purpose of this policy is to define appropriate use of University electronic resources.
Appropriate use reflects:

  • Academic honesty
  • Respect for intellectual property, ownership of data, and copyright laws
  • Adhering to system security mechanisms

The following activities are prohibited:

  • Accessing another person’s computer account, files, or other data.
  • Revealing your user name and password to another person.
  • Attempting to identify security loopholes, to decrypt secured data, to obtain passwords or access control information, or to gain unauthorized access to any system.
  • Engaging in any activity that may be purposefully harmful to systems or to any information stored thereon.
  • Unauthorized use of copyrighted material.  This includes unauthorized digitizing and distributing material from copyrighted sources

The Wilson University Library follows the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, which states: “We protect each library user’s right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted.”

Wilson University strives to keep patrons informed about the policies governing the amount and retention of personally identifiable information, and about why that information is necessary for the provision of library services. We therefore avoid retaining unnecessary records for any longer than necessary, and we do not engage in practices that might place information on public view. We do gather the following information about a user:

  • Registration information (such as name, contact information)
  • Interlibrary loan information
  • Electronic access information
  • Other information required to provide library services and to verify that you are entitled to our library services.

When you visit our Web site, we collect certain information, such as:

  • Domain, country, IP address
  • Browser, platform, resolution
  • Entrance-exit pages, referrals
  • Date, time
  • Search terms and search engines

This is standard practice for Web sites.

Access by Users

Individuals who use library services that require the use of personally identifiable information are entitled to view and update their information

We take reasonable steps to assure data integrity.  We protect personally identifiable information from unauthorized disclosure once it is no longer needed to manage library services. Information that should be purged or shredded at regular intervals designated by the Library includes personally identifiable information from reference interviews and instruction sessions, and regarding material use from our collections.

Cookies are often needed in order to access a number of resources. Cookies remember information about passwords, preferences and pages visited. You can refuse to accept cookies, can disable cookies, and you can remove cookies from your hard drive. Cookies enable us to verify that a person is an authorized user and allows you to access licensed resources. We will not share cookies information

We will not disclose any personal data we collect from you during reference interviews, instruction sessions, or other means to any other party except where required by law or to fulfill an individual user’s service request.

+ Acceptable Use

The purpose of this policy is to define appropriate use of University electronic resources.
Appropriate use reflects:

  • Academic honesty
  • Respect for intellectual property, ownership of data, and copyright laws
  • Adhering to system security mechanisms

The following activities are prohibited:

  • Accessing another person’s computer account, files, or other data.
  • Revealing your user name and password to another person.
  • Attempting to identify security loopholes, to decrypt secured data, to obtain passwords or access control information, or to gain unauthorized access to any system.
  • Engaging in any activity that may be purposefully harmful to systems or to any information stored thereon.
  • Unauthorized use of copyrighted material.  This includes unauthorized digitizing and distributing material from copyrighted sources
+ Access
+ Collection Development
+ Copyright
+ ILLO and Doc Delivery
+ Privacy

The Wilson University Library follows the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, which states: “We protect each library user’s right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted.”

Wilson University strives to keep patrons informed about the policies governing the amount and retention of personally identifiable information, and about why that information is necessary for the provision of library services. We therefore avoid retaining unnecessary records for any longer than necessary, and we do not engage in practices that might place information on public view. We do gather the following information about a user:

  • Registration information (such as name, contact information)
  • Interlibrary loan information
  • Electronic access information
  • Other information required to provide library services and to verify that you are entitled to our library services.

When you visit our Web site, we collect certain information, such as:

  • Domain, country, IP address
  • Browser, platform, resolution
  • Entrance-exit pages, referrals
  • Date, time
  • Search terms and search engines

This is standard practice for Web sites.

Access by Users

Individuals who use library services that require the use of personally identifiable information are entitled to view and update their information

We take reasonable steps to assure data integrity.  We protect personally identifiable information from unauthorized disclosure once it is no longer needed to manage library services. Information that should be purged or shredded at regular intervals designated by the Library includes personally identifiable information from reference interviews and instruction sessions, and regarding material use from our collections.

Cookies are often needed in order to access a number of resources. Cookies remember information about passwords, preferences and pages visited. You can refuse to accept cookies, can disable cookies, and you can remove cookies from your hard drive. Cookies enable us to verify that a person is an authorized user and allows you to access licensed resources. We will not share cookies information

We will not disclose any personal data we collect from you during reference interviews, instruction sessions, or other means to any other party except where required by law or to fulfill an individual user’s service request.