Computing/Printing Policy

1. Workshop students will have access to Dartmouth computing facilities and services as long as they abide by the following provisions. Violators may have their access limited or revoked; serious violations may result in dismissal from the Workshop.
2. College computer use must be limited to e-mail and debate research. No games. For checking e-mail, minimize use of library computers; use public computers like those in Thayer, Collis, Silsby, and elsewhere.
3. Workshop students must wear their library name tags while using computers in Baker-Berry Library. This includes the Novack Cafe level
4. While using computers, be quiet. Work alone; do not socialize. This includes the Novack Cafe level
5. Limit your use of College computers to as short a time as possible. If Dartmouth students, professors, or other personnel are waiting to use a computer, end your work as fast as possible and offer them the computer.
6. Do not leave work on a public computer. Download work to your flashdrive and then trash the copy on the computer. Another easy way to save a document is to blitzmail it to yourself as an “enclosure.” Then you can download it later on any computer.
7. Each student has 1000 pages of “simplex” one-sided free printing on GreenPrint, the public printers (an account of $50). If a student needs to print more, GreenPrint stations that operate on the library copy cards must be used. BE SURE TO NOTICE WHETHER THE PRINTER IS SIMPLEX OR DUPLEX.. Simplex is 5 cents per page one-sided; duplex is 3.5 cents per side, two sided (or 7 cents for a two-sided print).
8. Printing must be limited to debate research materials -- electronic text, library searches, or card citations. Avoid printing anything else, including blocking paper, e-mail, etc.
9. Do not print more than necessary. For example, on library searches use save selected and append selected, read web items to make sure they are worth printing, etc. Cut cards on a computer. We will not be able to add additional printing to your account.
10. Formatting of printing for everything other than short internet selections, (especially lexis searches) should be maximize space: set small margins, consider double columns, etc Do a print preview to check your formatting.
11. If you have any trouble with computing or printing during scheduled library hours, ask for help from Andrew Manns or Craig Smyser, the Workshop Staff persons stationed in the Novack Cafe area of Berry. At other times, ask Ken Strange for help.

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12. How to use GreenPrint is explained at equipment/printers/ greenprint/index.html On that page, under FAQs, is how to download GreenPrint to your own computer. GreenPrint" release stations and printers are in the basement of Berry Library, in Feldberg, Kresge, and Dana libraries, in the lobby of Collis, and elsewhere on campus. The same name and password used for Blitzmail are used for GreenPrint.
13. Information on how to set up your own computer for use at Dartmouth is available at soft-comp/computers/start/ index.html There are links to instructions for configuring your computer, installing GreenPrint, accessing the Dartmouth Network, and setting up Blitzmail.
On wireless, students will be able to access Dartmouth Public, administered by a local internet service not the College. Students will not be able to access wireless Dartmouth Secure. Besides the security difference, those on Dartmouth Public do not have access to some of the library's licensed programs (journal indexes and texts).
There are several ways to access these licensed programs:
1. Plug in an ether cord and hardwire the link. There are outlets in each dorm, throughout the library, and across campus.
2. Use the wireless network called Dartmouth Library Public. This is available in the library and nearby. See support/library/safecomputing/ initiatives/ infrastructure/faqs/library. html
3. Use VPN (Virtual Private Network). Operating with a VPN connection gives the computer a Dartmouth IP address. For information on using VPN, see comp/internet/offcampus/vpn/ juniper.html You can download the VPN software onto your computer. Signing on to the VPN connection is done with your computer account name and password.
14. What can you do after library hours if you did not bring a computer. You don't want to waste the time; you can do what Workshop students did for over 20 years. You can ask for assignments or save those portions of your assignment that involve books, you can photocopy journal articles, or you can print electronic sources. Read and mark these materials in the evening after library, then either process the hardcopies or use the markings to quickly cut the cards on a computer during the next library time.