CD-ROM Policy

  1. These CD-ROMs are for personal, non-commercial use only.
  2. Loan period is 7 days.
  3. Two may be borrowed at one time.
  4. Patrons may place holds on CD-ROM titles.
  5. CD-ROMs may be renewed.
  6. Overdue fine is $1.00/day to a maximum of $10.00.
  7. CD-ROMs must be returned to the library’s circulation desk, not placed in the book drop. There is a $1.00 Fine per CD-ROM returned in the book-drop.
  8. Patron is responsible for returning CD-ROMs in good condition. Please check for # of items listed on the bag label. The patron is charged the full replacement cost if CD-ROM is lost or broken. The charge for missing booklet needed to load or operate the product is $5.00.
  9. To use this interactive multimedia software you must have a computer with a CD-ROM disk drive. Each CD-ROM has specific requirements usually listed on the cover. Please check these requirements for compatibility with your home computer

THE MERCER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM DOES NOT PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE DUE TO THE VARIETY OF SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS.

CD-ROM DISCLAIMER: The Mercer County Library System accepts no responsibility for damage to personal computer equipment or software caused by use of library materials. Library patrons are advised that some CD-ROM products, during installation or use, automatically load software or alter existing software. Library patrons should consider backing up system and other files before using CD-ROM software.

WARNING OF COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the reproduction, distribution, adaptation, public performance, and public display of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in law, non-profit libraries are authorized to lend, lease, or rent copies of computer programs to patrons on a non-profit basis and for non-profit purposes. Any person who makes an unauthorized copy or adaptation of the computer program, or redistributes the loan, copy, or publicly performs or displays the computer program, except as permitted by the Title 17 of the U.S. Code, may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to fulfill a loan request, if in its judgment, the fulfillment of the request would lead to violation of the copyright law.

See also: Audio-Visual Policies

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