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Library Policies

Below is a list of policies for the Moreno Valley College Library. For questions regarding any of these policies, please contact the library at (951) 571-6447 or by email.

 

Privacy Policy

Use of the Internet

Users should be aware that the Internet is not a secure medium and that third parties may be able to obtain information regarding users' activities. However, The Library will not release information on the use of specific Internet resources by members of the public except as required by law or necessary for the proper operation of the Library.

The Library may monitor computer use for the purpose of ensuring the computers are being used in accordance with the library's internet policy.

Confidentiality

The Library maintains confidentiality of patron usage records for the Internet as it does for any materials. However, the library will cooperate with law enforcement in providing access to patron records under the terms of the California Public Records Act (California Government Code, Title I, Div. 7, Chapter 3.5, Section 6267) and other applicable State or Federal statutes. (Source: Policies, City of Pasadena Library)

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (also known as FERPA) protects the privacy of students' educational records, including student library financial records. The Moreno Valley library will ensure compliance with FERPA by not disclosing information about a student’s record to any third party, including parents, personnel in an academic department, or other individuals. (Source: Policies, City of Pasadena Library)

Staff access to personal data

The library allows only authorized Library staff with assigned confidential passwords to access personal data stored in the Library's computer system for the purpose of performing library work. We will not disclose any personal data we collect from you to any other party except where required by law or to fulfill an individual user's service request. The Library does not sell or lease users' personal information to companies, universities, or individuals. (Source: Library Policy Development, American Library Association)

 

 

Internet Policy

Internet workstations are offered as part of the library's mission of providing bibliographic instruction, curriculum-related research support, and technology-based public service to RCCD's students, faculty, staff, and community borrowers. All existing laws (federal and state) and District regulations and Board Policies apply, including not only those laws and regulations that are specific to computers and networks, but also those that may apply generally to personal conduct. The District is not responsible for the accuracy or quality of the information obtained. The District will not be responsible for financial obligations resulting from the unauthorized use of the system.

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Children's Use of the Library

Library personnel are not responsible for the safety, care, or supervision of minor children of any age in the Moreno Valley College Library. Children under 14 years of age may not be left unattended in the Library and must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age. Library personnel are authorized to call College Safety and Police to enforce this procedure.

The Library does not censor Library materials. Therefore, supervision or restriction of a minor's access to the Internet or other Library material is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian.

  • Patrons of all ages are expected to follow all library procedures regarding noise, disruption, food, and computer use.
  • Patrons must be at least 16 years old to obtain a Community Borrowers card.
  • Parents or legal guardians should be aware of the content of Riverside Community College District policy to report suspected abuse and neglect of minors present at any time on District property (BP 3518 Child Abuse Reporting).

 

 

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