Public Computing at Northern Territory Library
NT Library offers free public access to computers.
Book a public computer at the library - Reserve a PC Now
Reservations can be made on-line or in person at the library's reservation station using your library membership number and password. Reservation times and advance reservations vary depending on your client privileges. Guest passes are available to visitors.
About Public PC Access
- Registered researchers and Members of the Public Libraries of the Northern Territory can reserve up to two hours per day. Reservations can be made up to seven days in advance.
- Clients with a three day guest pass may book two days in advance.
- Clients will not be able to make a reservation if they have already used their allocated time for that day.
- PC Reservation will give a five minute warning before the session is closed. All information is deleted at the end of a session.
- If a client is more than five minutes late, the system will cancel the reservation. Clients may make another reservation if a PC is available.
- Printing is available at a cost of 20 cents for B&W A4 and $1.50 for colour A4.
- All PC users must read and accept the Conditions of Use.
Conditions of Wireless Access at Northern Territory Library
The Northern Territory Library provides free wireless internet access to patrons for the purpose of research and study. User names and passwords are not required to logon to the network. This is not a secure network.Access the Wireless Kiosk
Wireless Connection Help
If required we also provide specific instructions detailing how to logon using different operating systems.
- Macintosh wireless connection (pdf 48Kb)
- Vista wireless connection (pdf 344Kb)
- XP wireless connection (pdf 345Kb)
Further Wireless Connection Help
Help is available by telephoning 1300 135 249.
Conditions of Entry
- Set mobile phones to ‘silent’ ring and use on Level 2 only.
- Refrain from consuming food and drink in the Library, with the exception of bottled water.
- Refrain from behaviour which may disturb others.
- Treat all Library clients and staff with respect and courtesy.
- Maintain an environment for study.
- Inform staff of any concerns relating to the behaviour of other clients.
- Comply with dress standards for the Legislative Assembly and wear footwear at all times.
- Treat library collections, property, equipment and facilities with care.
- Allow Library staff to inspect bags if the security alarm is activated.
- Keep valuable items with you at all times, for your safety, a number of surveillance cameras have been strategically placed in public areas.
Copyright Regulations 1969
Copyright owners are entitled to take legal action against persons who infringe their copyright. Unless otherwise permitted by the Copyright Act 1968, unauthorized use of audiovisual items in which copyright subsists may infringe in that item.
A court impose penalties and award damages in relation to offences and infringements relating to copyright material.
Higher penalties may apply, and higher damages may be awarded, for offences and infringement involving the conversion of material into digital or electronic form.
Inappropriate Materials on the Internet
Clients are advised not to intentionally display or advertise offensive material from Internet sites, nor print out any such material, Classification (Publications, Films & Computer Games) Act 1995, Section 98.
Offensive material includes sexually explicit or violent images or sexually explicit, violent or bad language videos.
NTL reserves the right to:
- Demand a client exits from an offensive site immediately.
- Switch off the computer displaying the offensive site.
- Refuse a client the right to print out any offensive materials.
- Ask a client to leave with any offensive material print-outs they have printed out and paid for.
- Confiscate any print-outs of offensive materials found anywhere within the Library.
Q: Who is responsible for any loss or damage when using the wireless network?
A: The Northern Territory Library accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage incurred as a result using the wireless network.
Q: What is the download limit?
A: There is a 100 mb download limit per day or a maximum of 4 hours per device per day, after which they are disconnected.
Q: Is printing available?
A: Yes. Printing is available only from Northern Territory Library PC's.
Q: Are storage devices permitted?
A: Yes. Storage devices, including the use of Cameras, CD Roms, DVDs and USB memory keys, are permitted, but are used entirely at the patrons own risk.
Q: Is there any Anti Virus software installed.
A: Anti Virus software has been installed and patrons should scan their own storage devices as a matter of course.
Q: Does NTL have scanning facilities for public use.
A: Yes. There is no charge for scanning facilities. Patrons are responsible for deleting their own scanned documents
If you have any more questions please contact:
|Tel: ||+61 8 8999 7177|
|Tollfree: ||1800 019155|