IT Facilities

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IT Facilities 2017-10-23T12:31:56+00:00

Use a Computer

The City of Busselton Libraries provide public access computers with internet and word processing facilities.

Printing is available from the public PC’s at twenty cents per page for black and white and two dollars per page for colour.

You can reserve a computer online at either Busselton or Dunsborough Library:

Reserve a PC
Use a PC

Print, Scan, Save or Copy

You can use a multifunction device at either Busselton Library or Dunsborough Library to print, scan, save to USB or copy your documents.

Busselton Library

  • Black & white printing at 20 cents per page.
  • Colour printing at $2.00 per page.
  • Print from memory device (currently unavailable).
  • Scan to memory device (USB) – 20 cents per job.
  • Scan to email – 20 cents per job.

Dunsborough Library

  • A4 and A3 paper sizes available.
  • Black & White printing at 20 cents per page.
  • Colour photocopying at $2.00 per page.

Mobile Print

Print from anywhere, anytime and collect from either Busselton or Dunsborough Library

There are three options to print depending on your device or preference.

Mobile Print
*Printing charges apply.
Download Busselton Mobile Print User Guide
Download Dunsborough Mobile Print User Guide

Free WiFi

Free WiFi is available at both Busselton and Dunsborough libraries during opening hours. A password is not required to connect to our WiFi. To access the Internet:

  • Use your device to search for the LibraryBytes network
  • Connect to the network and then tick the check-box to agree to our terms of use and privacy policy
  • Tap the “Go online” button

If you have any issues using the WiFi service please contact the number below:

The Computer School

The World’s Largest Technology Training Directory

All library members receive free unlimited 24/7 secure remote access to thousands of the highest quality tutorials and lessons with The Computer School.

TheComputerSchool.NET, first established in 1999, is an interactive Online Computer and Technology Training Centre that has evolved into the World’s Largest Online Technology Training Directory – with more than 10,000 Lessons and Tutorials currently available.

The Computer School delivers eLearning at its very best … Created by Teachers, for Teachers and Students!

Computer Basics, Technology Basics, Tablets and Mobile Devices, Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, Androids, Google, Social Media and Networking, Digital Photography, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver and much more. All Content is presented in; easy-to-follow quick lesson formats with clear, precise, step-by-step instructions guiding members all the way from Beginner to Advanced Levels of understanding and skill – and anywhere in between!

There is no faster, more accurate or easier way to up-skill your computer and technology training requirements!

Just log in with your library barcode and you’re ready to start!

Go to The Computer School

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is a huge subscription database, similar to the popular Ancestry.com, which you can use to trace your ancestors. It consists of thousands of smaller databases, some of which are listed below. It is available on all public computers at Busselton and Dunsborough Library Branches.

Please note that you cannot access Ancestry from home.

Popular databases available on Ancestry Library Edition include:

  • Australian convict index 1788-1868
  • Australian electoral rolls 1901-1936
  • New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
  • New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
  • UK census records 1841-1901 (England, Wales, Scotland, Channel Islands & Isle of Man – not Ireland)[
  • Pallot’s Marriage Index 1780-1837
  • US census records 1790-1930
  • British Army World War I pension records, 1914-1920 (WO 364)
  • British Army World War I medal rolls index cards, 1914-1920
  • British phone books 1880-1984
  • UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
  • UK birth, marriage and death indexes 1837-2005 (not complete but worth searching)

Internet Access “Conditions of Use”

The City of Busselton Public libraries provides internet access subject to customers reading and agreeing to the following Conditions of Use:
  • Customers using the internet have a responsibility to ensure safe and appropriate use of the internet. There is also a requirement for general library usage protocols to be adhered to during internet use.
  • Bookings are required prior to accessing the internet. Bookings can be made for one hour blocks with a maximum of two (2) hours per day.
  • Latecomers forfeit the unused portion of their booked time. If more than fifteen (15) minutes late, the balance may be allocated to another customer.
  • Supervision of a child’s (under 18 years) access to the internet is the responsibility of the parent or guardian. A parent or guardian must sign an Internet Permission User Card to allow their child to use the internet unsupervised. (A legally independent adolescent is exempted from this requirement. Documentation such as Centrelink information is required). Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to use public internet computers during school hours 9.00am – 3.00pm unless accompanied by a parent or guardian or in possession of a pass from school.
  • In accordance with the City of Busselton Schedule of Fees and Charges: Internet and email access is free for Library members. Non-members may purchase a “Guest Pass”. Printing is available.
  • Users are to abide by copyright regulations, licensing agreements and the WA Censorship Act 1996.
  • This facility may not be used for the purpose of downloading or accessing information which may reasonably be considered to be pornographic or illegal. Any conduct deemed to be unsuitable whilst using the computers (changing settings, vandalism, etc.) or downloading software with the intent of installing onto library equipment will result in the termination of your current session and you could be barred from using the library computers permanently.
  • The City of Busselton Libraries does not monitor or filter information accessed through the Internet and therefore cannot be held responsible for its content. The Library affirms its traditional role in not censoring or monitoring use of its resources, regardless of format. However the Library reserves the right to deny access to certain sites if any of the conditions of use are breached.
  • The City of Busselton Libraries does not take responsibility for any technical problems in accessing sites on the Internet, saving documents or the accuracy of any information obtained.
  • Food or drink is not to be consumed at the internet workstations.