Category Archives: Public Computers

Computers and Printers

Good evening, I would highly appreciate it if your staff did not turn off all the computers and printers before the library closes. My printer ran out of ink tonight so I ran on to campus to print some papers … Continue reading

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New Public Computer Use Policy

Worried? The new restrictions placed on non students’ access to the internet reminds me of the omni present “eyes” of Big Brother. Non users would be required to “register” with picture ID and valid address to get on the internet. … Continue reading

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Policy for Responsible Computing at HSU

this Policy for Responsible Computing in the Humboldt State University Library blocks resonable use related to class activity. there are better ways of monitoring who uses the web than blanket bans on every site imaginable except your own. We’re sorry … Continue reading

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Catalog log-ins

About the logins needed to access catalogs… This is pretty annoying. I wish the catalog was just easily available without requring logins. Also, it would save a lot of trouble to make a new password. The current password has lots … Continue reading

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Computer Log-ins

Having a password just to access the library book database is poorly thought out. It slows down the system to an excessive degree and creates a lot of problems. I know the excuse is “security”, but in my estimation of … Continue reading

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Third Floor Computers

Everytime I have come into the library and look for books, often they are on the third floor, and I see that the three computer’s are monopolized. If I need to do additional searching, I have to go down a … Continue reading

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Software on Public Computers

I would like to see other alternative browsers in the library computer labs. Firefox 2 just came out and is gaining popularity. Thanks for your suggestion.  We will be installing Firefox as an alternative browser on the Library’s public workstations … Continue reading

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Software on Public Computers

Please put Firefox on all the library computers. Right now they have very outdated versions of IE that haven’t been patched and are a significant security concern to those that use these machines. You can also setup Firefox to flush … Continue reading

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