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Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Jackson Library is to provide information services and resources to meet the needs of the educational programs and mission of Indiana Wesleyan University. Policy

  1. The information and instructional computer needs of the Indiana Wesleyan University faculty and students take precedence over the use of the Jackson Library resources and computers by other individuals.
  2. In order to ensure the Jackson Library commitment to access to information services and resources by the Indiana Wesleyan University community, all individuals desiring to use the Jackson Library should possess an Indiana Wesleyan University I.D. Card and/or a Jackson Library Community I.D. Card.
  3. Non-IWU students under 16 years of age desiring to use the Jackson Library must be accompanied, for the entire time they are in the Jackson Library, by a responsible adult over the age of 21 years.
  4. Use of the computers and network access available in the Jackson Library are under the  specific standards outlined in the Indiana Wesleyan University Community Lifestyle Statement. Therefore, Jackson Library computers and network access  should not be used to create, send, receive, or view material containing (except for university sanctioned research):
  • Occult practice (including but not limited to Satanism, witchcraft, and Wicca).
  • Sexually immoral behavior (including but not limited to fornication, adultery, homosexuality, pedophilia, and bestiality).
  • Pornography (including but not limited to depictions of sexual activity or graphic nudity with an appeal to prurient interests).
  • Hate and hate crimes (including but not limited to racism, sexism and supremacist action or theory).
  • Terrorist activities (including but not limited to bomb making, sabotage, destructive actions, computer cracking, and threats).
  • Anything else that advocates behaviors contrary to the lifestyle commitments of the mission of Indiana Wesleyan University.

Failure to adhere to these principles or unauthorized use of equipment, systems or programs will result in immediate expulsion from the Jackson Library and loss of all Library privileges.

rev. 8/15/03
rev. 12/14/06

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