The A. C. Clark Library extends limited borrowing and computing privileges to residents of the Bemidji area, post-secondary students and staff and other visitors to BSU.

Adopted May 2010; Revised April 2021

  • The A. C. Clark Library at Bemidji State University is a public facility with an educational, research and service mission. Consistent with this mission and Bemidji State University’s mission, the Library extends privileges to community users, namely, post-secondary students and staff residents of the Bemidji area, and other visitors to BSU.
  • Computer access for community users is available on a limited number of specific computer stations, identified and referred to as being “community use,” within the A. C. Clark Library building.
  • Community users may use a community computer station once per day for up to two hours.
  • Printing should be limited to items that support educational and research-related activities.
  • Persons over the age of 15 may use the A. C. Clark Library community accessible computers unattended by an adult.
  • Persons under the age of 15 who wish to use a community accessible computer must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or responsible adult 18 years or older.
  • Users of “Community Use” computers are subject to all Minnesota State policies (including Minnesota State Acceptable Use of Computers and Information Technology Resources Policy 5.22 and its implementing Procedure 5.22.1, as well as campus policies.