Our School Library  Rules and Policies

Library Rules

  • Students using the library should work in a way that respects all other people that are using the facility.

  • Food and beverages are not permitted

  • In compliance with school policy the use of the following gadgets is not permitted—headphones, cell phones etc.

  • Students must have a pass from a teacher to use the library in class time

  • Before a student leaves the library he/she is expected to log-off their computer, leave the area around their computer clean, push in their chairs.

  • Speak quietly so you don't disturb student who are reading or studying

  • Be respectful and considerate of everyone in the library.  (Staff and Students)

  • Listen to the librarian

  • Do not re-shelve books

  •  Treat the books and other material with care.

  • Students will be held responsible for overdue and /or lost materials

  • Ask for help if you can't find what you want.

  • All bags must be left at the front in the bag cupboards

Library  Policies

Internet Usage Policy

This Internet Usage Policy applies to all staff members and students of Marcus Garvey Technical High School who have access to the library’s computers and the Internet to be used in the performance of their work. Use of the Internet by staff members and students of Marcus Garvey Technical High School is permitted and encouraged where such use supports the goals and objectives of the school. However, access to the Internet through Marcus Garvey Technical High School Library is a privilege and all staff members and students must adhere to the policies concerning Computer, Email and Internet usage. Violation of these policies could result in disciplinary actions been taken. Staff members and students may also be held personally liable for damages caused by any violations of this policy

Computer, email and internet usage

Marcus Garvey Technical High School Staff and students are expected to use the Internet responsibly and productively. Internet access is limited to school related activities) only and personal use is not permitted(for students) however staff members/ adults are allowed personal use

School -related activities include research and educational tasks that may be found via the Internet that would aid in the teaching/learning process.

All Internet data that is composed, transmitted and/or received by Marcus Garvey Technical High School Library’s computer systems is considered to belong to school and is recognized as part of its official data. It is therefore subject to disclosure for legal reasons or to other appropriate third parties

The equipment, services and technology used to access the Internet are the property of Marcus Garvey Technical High School and the school reserves the right to monitor Internet traffic and monitor and access data that is composed, sent or received through its online connections.

Emails sent via the school’s email system should not contain content that is deemed to be offensive. This includes, though is not restricted to, the use of vulgar or harassing language/images

All sites and downloads may be monitored and/or blocked by the library if they are deemed to be harmful and/or not productive to the school

The installation of software  is strictly prohibited

No pornographic content

No lewd or highly sexualized music/ music videos

No downloading of videos or software on library’s computers

No troubleshooting on computers

No altering of computer appearance or settings

No printing from the internet without permission

Files saved from the internet may be accessed or deleted by other users