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LIBRARY POLICIES

CIRCULATION

Andover 5000 Library

Your Butler ID is your library card. You may check out a total of 10 items at a time, with a maximum of 5 DVDs in the total.

Format Loan Period
Books: Fiction, Non-fiction, and Audio 3 weeks
DVD (limit 5) 1 week

Andover 6000/AHS Library

Maximum number of items out is 10. If not on hold, items may be renewed for up to 3 weeks. The patron is responsible for lost or damaged items.

The patron will be responsible for $30.00 replacement fee for each item that is lost or damaged. Holds may be put on the Butler student account for overdue books.

Format Loan Period
Fiction, Non-fiction, Audio Books, VHS and DVDs 3 weeks

El Dorado Library

Your Butler ID is your library card. Community members may register for a library card with valid Kansas Driver’s license or ID. You may check out a total of 10 items at a time, with a maximum of 5 DVDs in the total.

Format Loan Period
Books: Fiction, Non-fiction, and Audio 3 Weeks
DVDs (limit 5) 1 week
eBooks Check out not necessary to use online eBooks but requires Butler Pipeline Username and Password to access.
Junior Books 3 Weeks
Junior Picture Books 1 week
Music 3 Weeks
Periodicals 1 week (current issue is library use only)
Reference Library use only
Reserves Checkout period is set by faculty

Check In:

Library materials may be placed in the drop box inside the library, at the circulation desk, or in the north parking lot outside.

RENEWALS:

If not on hold, items may be renewed for up to 3 weeks.

OVERDUE, LOST, or DAMAGED LIBRARY MATERIALS:

The patron is responsible for lost or damaged items. The patron will be responsible for the price of the book, plus a $10.00 processing fee for each item. Magazines have a $5.00 processing fee added to the price. Holds may be put on the student’s grade for overdue books.


McConnell Library

Per AFI 34-262, military members and their families, military retirees and their family members, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians (both APF and NAF) and their family members, and DoD contractor personnel working on the instillation may use the base library.

Per AFI 34-270 1.5.1, Non-Department of Defense (DoD) personnel enrolled in an Air Force or DoD sponsored education program may use Library Services when required by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and when showing proof of current enrollment.

Format Loan Period
Books/Audiobooks/PlayAways 4 weeks
Videos/DVDs 1 week, limit 3 of each per family
Landmark Audiobooks 2 weeks, limit 5 per family
CDs 4 weeks
Periodicals back issues check out for 4 weeks
Games 1 week, limit 2 per family
Backpack Kits 1 week, limit 1 per family

* All items may be renewed one time unless there is a hold placed on the item.


Butler of Rose Hill Library

Format Loan Period
Books 2 weeks
Reference Materials Overnight(due by 7:45am)
Periodicals Overnight(due by 7:45am)
Interlibrary Loan Time set by lending library

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INTERNET ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Rules of Conduct
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  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must follow normal standards of ethics and polite conduct when using the Butler Community College Web site.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must use his/her own computer ID when accessing the Web site.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must respect other users' privacy and to not access others' files or e-mail without permission.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must use only the computer systems and processes for which they are authorized.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must avoid downloading materials that would be described by the court system as obscene in nature.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must share Butler's computer resources fairly without monopolizing hardware, software or printers.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must not tamper with the college's network security systems.
  • All library patrons: including employees, students and community must avoid any illegal activity. Page producer and users are responsible for understanding the laws of libel, copyright, trademark and the Buckley Amendment.

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©COPYRIGHT© & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFORMATION

What is Copyright?
“Copyright” grants exclusive use of a work for a limited time under Title 17 of the United States Code to an owner or author of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and some other intellectual works.
Copyright protection is automatic once an original work is in some fixed or tangible medium: written (including computer programs), filmed, recorded, sculptured, etc. It is not necessary for the work to be registered or marked as copyrighted to be protect.

What is Fair Use?
Section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law creates a limitation on copyright protection called “Fair Use. ” It protects socially beneficial borrowings of copyrighted works. It is not permission to use all copyrighted works at will for “education. ”
News media, educators, nonprofit organizations and researchers may use materials that are copyrighted without permission, within legal guidelines that consider the following four factors together:

1. PURPOSE not-for-profit.
2. NATURE of the work
3. PORTION
4. MARKET IMPACT


DISTANCE EDUCATION

TECHNOLOGY
EDUCATION
AND
COPYRIGHT
HARMONIZATION
(TEACH)
• The TEACH ACT updates U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17), allowing limited educational use in distance education, of audiovisual resources.
For Butler online courses consult Kaye Meyer 316.322.3345, kmeyer@butlercc.edu.


FYI: THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1998:

• Prohibits circumvention of copyright protection devices on the web and prohibits piracy of all web resources, with stiff penalties for infringement.
• Limits copyright infringement liability for Internet service. Service providers, however, is expected to remove material that appears to constitute copyright infringement.
Therefore, it is advisable for anyone considering using materials on the web for their own web projects to consult with Micaela Ayers 316.322.3235, mayers@butlercc.edu or to consult an attorney.

Resource: The UCLA Institute for Cyberspace Law and Policy http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/iclp/dmca1.htm

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