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    Reserve Netbooks

    The library has 15 Netbooks that are LIBRARY USE ONLY.

    Loan Period

    • Netbooks are checked out for 2 hours at a time.
    • Holds may not be placed on netbooks.
    • Renewals are not allowed on netbooks.
    • Netbooks are loaned on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be reserved.

    Checking Out and Renewals

    • Users must show a current RCCD Student ID. A regular picture ID (military ID, CA ID, passport) will NOT work.
    • Users must sign this Netbook Reserves Agreement (.pdf) to check out a netbook.

    Checking In

    • Overdue fines on netbooks are $1 PER HOUR with a maximum of $50.
    • Overdue fines will not be waived.
    • The netbook must be handed to the Circulation/Reserve Desk Staff. 
    • Users who do not return the netbook will be charged a $300 replacement fee in addition to the overdue fine accrued.
    • Users who return the netbook broken will be charged $25 in addition to the overdue fine accrued.

    Saving and Printing Your Work

    • The Netbooks have software on them that erases everything on the computer each time it is shut down; any work saved to the netbook will be lost.
    • To save your work, use a USB key/flash drive.
    • The netbooks are equipped with wi-fi.
    • Printing is not available from the netbooks.

    Technical Assistance

    • The library and college will not provide any technical assistance with the netbooks.


    Semester Use Netbooks

    Loan Period

    • Netbooks are checked out for one semester at a time.
    • Holds may not be placed on netbooks.
    • Renewals are not allowed on netbooks.

    Checking Out and Renewals

    • Users must show a current RCCD Student ID. A regular picture ID (military ID, CA ID, passport) will NOT work.
    • Users must sign the Netbook User Contract to check out a netbook. A new contract must be signed for each semester.
    • Netbooks are loaned on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be reserved in advance.

    Checking In

    • Users who do not return the netbook will be charged a $300 replacement fee.
    • Users who do not return the charger will be charged a $25 replacement fee.
    • Users who return the netbook broken will be charged a $25 fee.
    • Overdue fines on netbooks and charger are $5 PER DAY.
    • Overdue fines will not be waived.
    • The netbook and all peripherals must be handed to the Circulation/Reserve Desk Staff.  Users should allow up to 10 minutes for the staff member to check in and verify the equipment upon return.

    Saving and Printing Your Work

    • Files cannot be saved to the hard drive. To save your work, use a USB key/flash drive.
    • The Netbooks have software on them that erases everything on the computer each time it is shut down; any work saved to the netbook will be lost.
    • The netbooks are equipped with wi-fi.
    • At this time, printing is not available from the netbooks.

    Technical Assistance

    • The library and college will not provide any technical assistance with the netbooks.