Hope this helps.
LaRoi Lawton, Director
The Gerald S. Lieblich Learning Resource Center
Library & Learning Resources Dept.
Bronx Community College/CUNY
Bronx, NY 10453
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jan Abeita" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: Internet Policy
> (roping videolibers into discussion; original message at bottom)
> This is something that I've also been wondering about. However, our
> circumstances are a bit different. Even though we are a university
> meeting the needs of our regional public is part of our mission statement.
> As a result we have a fair number of youthful patrons (middle school and
> high school age) using our Internet terminals (which are also our index
> catalog access terminals).
> Are there any university or college libraries out there who have a similar
> mission? If so, how have you addressed the CIPA issues? My biggest
> is chat-room activity, and how we might monitor or curtail that.
> Jan Abeita, Electronic Resources & Media Specialist
> Eastern Oregon University
> One University Blvd.
> La Grande, Oregon 97850
> ~Pierce Library~ http://pierce.eou.edu/
> 541-962-3780; firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 541-962-3335
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "alamopl" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 11:16 AM
> Subject: Internet Policy
> > I have been asked by our library director to check on Internet policies
> > from other libraries in New Mexico, particularly changes that may have
> > been made or will be made to Internet Use Policies as a result of the
> > Children's Internet Protection Act.
> > Currently, we have filters only on the four public access computers in
> > the Children's Room. Our current policy does not allow children under
> > 12 to use the computers in the adult section unless they are accompanied
> > by a parent or supervising adult. Minors ages 12 to 18 do use the
> > in the adult section, which up to now have been unfiltered.
> > We will be adding filters to all the public access computers in the
> > section
> > in order to be in compliance with CIPA. However, we are planning to
> > the
> > filters on some of these computers turned off for adult use. We are
> > considering
> > maybe setting certain computers aside for use by minors on which the
> > will
> > remain turned on, and only allow minors under age 18 to use those
> > computers.
> > We would like to know what other libraries are doing or will be doing
> > their policies
> > in order to comply with CIPA and still provide unfiltered access to
> > Any input
> > concerning this will be greatly appreciated.
> > Mary Leslie Schmitt
> > Reference Librarian
> > Alamogordo Public Library