Public Access Computers Policy

  • The WSU Libraries support principles of intellectual freedom.
  • Priority on these computer terminals is for accessing library databases and supporting research and coursework.
  • WSU reserves the right to require any library patron to discontinue using WSU's computers in a manner that violates WSU policies or applicable laws. Washington State University's Computing and Network Use Policies

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of computers or duplicating facilities for infringing use of copyrighted works is subject to civil remedies and criminal penalties provided by federal law as well as appropriate disciplinary action for WSU students, faculty and staff. WSU's Copyright Policy located at contains information and links to WSU's Copyright Office home page and the U.S. Copyright Office's home page that can help you determine if your use of copyrighted work may be an infringement.