Library Computer Labs
library has a 27 seat computer lab on the main floor which features PC
computers and high speed laser printers. Color laser printing
is also available. The lab
is staffed by student lab assistants, who are backed up by full-time
library and technology services staff members.
The lower level lab has 24 PC computers
and a high speed laser printer. The room is arranged in a
classroom style, and features a ceiling-mounted computer projector and
an instructors station. The instructors station has a PC, and
the station is also equipped to allow instructors to easily connect
their own laptops to the projector as well. There are also two
whiteboards in the room. This room can be scheduled by
instructors through either the library or Technology Services.
The labs are open all hours that the
library building is open, including certain periods over holidays. The
main level lab never closes for classes, while the lower level lab is
closed whenever a class session is scheduled in the room. Library
hours are listed on the library's home page.
Verizon Digital Media and Video Conference Center
Through a generous grant from
Verizon and its partnership with Technology Services, the library is
pleased to offer enhanced digital media services in the room adjacent
to the library computer lab. Among the services offered in the
center are digitizing from VHS, video editing, and scanning. The
center is also equipped with a Scantron to scan "bubble"
sheets and a wide format poster printer.
Video conferencing is available in the
library seminar room. The equipment can connect to any
similar unit anywhere in the world that uses ISDN video conferencing
Through a partnership with
Technology Services, the Library provides wireless network connections
inside most areas of the building, and loaner laptops for use within
Wireless networking coverage in
the library building: You can use a wireless laptop in
any part of the building except the study carrels next to the
windows in the older sections of the building (in periodicals,
upstairs next to the Yellow Stacks,, or in the Franciscan Institute
Faust Study Room).
Laptops available for checkout:
The library has laptops available for checkout at the Circulation
Desk. To borrow a laptop, you must have your Bona ID card with you. Laptops circulate for a period of
three hours and cannot leave the building.
Have a laptop and want to use
it on the wireless network? Here's what you need:
A laptop with a wireless network card OR a computer equipped with
Centrino or built-in wireless technology.
Other personal devices:
Any Wi-Fi capable device, including tablet computers and smart phones,
can use the wireless network.