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Library Policies & Services

Borrowing Policy

All HACS faculty, registered students, and staff may borrow library materials.  All patrons must show a valid HACS Library card or campus ID card to borrow materials from the Library. Online Learning students and faculty may borrow library books utilizing the Intra-Library Loan Form.

Interlibrary Loan Services

Holy Apostles College and Seminary Library participates in several interlibrary lending programs. Through the Connecticut Library Network’s (CLN) ReQuest System, the library staff may borrow materials from over 300 participating Connecticut Libraries for our students and faculty. As members of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), we also enjoy borrowing privileges with member libraries.  We are also committed to sharing our unique resources with other libraries through these interlibrary loan networks.

Computer Classroom Use Policy

The Computer Classroom is open for general use during the normal working hours of the Library. This room will be closed to general use during Library and Faculty instruction classes and scheduled computer maintenance. All registered students, faculty, and staff wishing to utilize the computer classroom must sign the Holy Apostles College and Seminary Information Technology Appropriate Use Policy to obtain a Barracuda password for access to the Internet.

The computer classroom is to be utilized for authorized academic and administrative purposes only. Individuals not acting in compliance with these regulations risk loss of computer privileges. The following policies are to be observed for optimal maintenance of the Library Computer Classroom.

Do's of the Library Computer Classroom:

  • Honor all posted copyright notices on web sites.
  • Computer equipment may be utilized for Internet access, word processing, and e-mail access at any time during the normal working hours of the Library, unless the room is closed for classroom instruction or scheduled computer maintenance.
  • Users may listen to music CD's with the use of headphones only.
  • HACS Library computer equipment may be utilized for e-commerce purchases with the stipulation that Holy Apostles College and Seminary and any of its affiliates are in no way liable for unsatisfied transactions.
  • Do be considerate of your time. At peak times of use, the Library reserves the right to restrict computer use to one-hour time slots per user.

Dont’s of the Library Computer Classroom:

  • Never bring beverages or food into the Library Computer Classroom.
  • Do not attempt to download or install any files, programs, games, plug-ins, or services on the library computers.  You may only save to removable storage media. All software downloads will be fulfilled by the Computer Classroom Administrator on a scheduled basis.
  • Use of HACS computer equipment for personal for-profit activities is prohibited.

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