University of Rhode Island Libraries
Use Policy | Computer Use Policy
Welcome to the University Libraries at Kingston,
Narragansett, and Providence. The Libraries are open to members of the University of Rhode
Island Community, the citizens of Rhode Island and the general public in accordance with
the provisions below:
The University Libraries Hours are posted at each Library,
and on the University Libraries Homepage at http://www.uri.edu/library/hours/index.html.
Hours are subject to change. Please call the appropriate branch for current hour
Kingston Campus — University Library: (401)
Narragansett Bay Campus Pell Marine Science Library: (401) 874-6161
Providence Campus URI Providence Campus Library: (401) 277-5130
Library Use Policy
- Members of the public, including URI alumni, are welcome to
use the libraries onsite. Borrowing privileges, usage, and certain other services may be
restricted. Please inquire at each librarys circulation desk for more information.
- All URI faculty, students, and staff with a valid URI ID who
are in good standing are welcome to use the University Libraries and all of their
- All HELIN Consortium members with a valid Institutional ID
who are in good standing are welcome to use the URI Libraries and all services EXCEPT
- All Rhode Island residents who are at least 18 years of age
with proof of Rhode Island residency; and patrons with a CRIARL (Consortium of Rhode Island Academic
and Research Libraries) card are considered Special Borrowers. They are welcome to use
the URI Libraries for all services, EXCEPT Interlibrary and HELIN loans from non-URI
- Immediate family members of a URI employee, and students
working under the direct guidance of a faculty member may use the employee or faculty
members card, by filling out the appropriate form at one of the University
Libraries circulation desks.
Computer Use Policy
University Libraries computers are for library and academic uses ONLY. Patrons are
not allowed to install software, nor make any changes to these systems. Additional
provisions for the use of these machines are given below.
A. Kingston Campus University Library
- All Kingston library public computers are available for
- The Library Student Computing
Facility on the Librarys Lower Level is for use by URI students, faculty, and
staff ONLY. A valid URI ID is required.
B. Narragansett Bay Campus Pell Marine Science
- Members of the University of Rhode Island Community and the
public may use Pell library computers, for library related purposes only.
C. Providence Campus CCE Library
- CCE computers may be used ONLY BY URI and HELIN FACULTY,
STUDENTS, AND STAFF, for library related purposes only.
Approved Library Managers, July 8,