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Use of Library Public Computers

Who library computers are for

UH students, faculty, and staff are the Libraries’ primary user groups.

Library resources are limited and must be shared, including computers and electronic databases.

Using library computers properly

Misuse of library computers may result in suspension or loss of access

  • Primary uses of public computers in the Libraries include accessing information in support of UH teaching, research, and academic communication
  • Other uses are considered secondary, including non-academic browsing and email, gaming, etc.
  • The Libraries may prohibit secondary activities if they interfere with the computers' primary use


  • You must adhere to copyright laws protecting materials available on public workstations.
  • You must use library databases in accordance with the databases' licensing terms and conditions.
  • You many only use library-provided software. Software owned or supplied by users may not be installed or used on library computers.
  • You may not store data on the hard drives of library computers.


Please respect the privacy of other computer users.

  • Do not represent yourself as other users
  • Do not try to gain access to someone else's data or search history
  • Do not "hover" over others using computers while waiting for your turn to use them

Content and security

The Libraries does not monitor or control information accessed through the internet, and cannot be held responsible for its content. As with other library materials, any restriction of a minor's access to and use of the internet is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian.

The Libraries are not responsible for any damage done to computer users' disks, data, hardware or software by any virus which may have been contacted on or through Libraries  equipment.