Computers are available in Main Library for members of the University community, but some have particular uses. Visitors may access computers under certain conditions.
The campus wireless network is designed to supplement wired campus connections. Main Library provides wireless coverage within the building for Students, Staff, Faculty, and Visitors. Use of the wireless network requires special configuration. Please visit University Technology Services (UTS) for assistance.
Main Level Computers
Main Library has 122 PCs and Macs available on the Main Level. The 90 PCs run Windows 7 and have Microsoft Office 2010, SPSS Statistics 20, and Mathematica 9. 32 iMacs provide iWork and Microsoft Office 2011. Printing and support for software on are provided to patrons at the help desk.
Catalog Access Stations
These walk-up stations provide access to the University Libraries Catalog only and are for short-term (15 minute) use. They are located on each level of Main Library: north-east and south-west of the Loft on the upper level; on the east wall by the Research Center and the west wall by the Special Event room on the main level; and east and north-west of the Penrose Collection stacks on the lower level.
Copying, Scanning, & Printing
Main Library has one self-service copier on the lower level, north-west of the Penrose Collection stacks. The copier accepts University of Denver Pioneer ID Cards or Copy Cards for payment.
If copies are made with a DU ID card, the cost of a copy is 10 cents and is deducted from your Flex account. Cash deposits to your Flex account can be made at the Value Transfer Station (VTS) located on the main level by the Research Desk. These deposits can be used immediately. For other ways to deposit to Flex accounts, visit the Flex Account Deposit Information web site. All University of Denver students are encouraged to use their Pioneer ID card for making copies.
Cash copy cards can be purchased at the Value Transfer Station (VTS) for 50 cents which is deducted from the initial deposit. Value Transfer Station accepts bills only; not coins nor credit cards. Photocopies made with the copy card are 10 cents per page. These cards are reusable and additional deposits can be made.
Full-Service Photocopy Services
Visit the Quick Copy Center in the University of Denver Bookstore or call 303-871-3184 for information on full-service copying.
Scanners are available on each level of Main Library: north-east of The Loft on the upper level; on the west wall by the Special Events Room on the main level; and north-west of the Penrose Collection stacks on the lower level. There is a 30 minute time limit on scanner use and copying of full books or periodicals is prohibited. A flash drive is needed to use the scanners.
An ADA scanner is available for patrons with visual impairments. It is located on the main level near the Research Desk. Files are produced in .KES (audio) or .TIFF (visual) format and may be saved to a flash drive.
A microform scanner is available on the main level near the Research Desk. Copies may be saved to a flash drive.
The University of Denver requires a valid DU ID card or a Copy Card to print to public printers. Printers are located on each level of Main Library. There are seven black & white printers available: one north-east and one south-west of the Loft on the upper level; two on the east wall by the Research Center and one on the west wall by the Special Event room on the main level; and 1 east and 1 north-west of the Penrose Collection stacks on the lower level. Two color printers are available: in the southwest corner of the upper level near the Quinnette Family Reading Room and one on the west wall by the Special Event room on the main level.
A valid DU ID card is allotted 300 pages of "free" printing each quarter, referred to as your print allowance. When your print allowance is used up, additional pages can be printed using your Flex account. Charges will be deducted from your Flex account at a cost of 7 cents per black & white page or 70 cents per color page. For details on depositing money to your Flex account visit the Pioneer Card website.
Cash copy cards may be purchases at the Value Transfer Station for 50 cents which is deducted from the initial deposit. The Value Transfer Station accepts bills only, not coins nor credit cards. Prints made with the copy card are 10 cents per page. These cards are reusable and additional deposits can be made.
Remember to bring your DU ID with you to the Library in order to print.
Electronic Devices for Checkout
Main Library has a collection of electronic items available for check out, including calculators, digital video (flip) cameras, headsets with microphones, and more. Each can be checked out for six to twenty-four hours at a time and renewed for additional hours. These devices were purchased based on student requests and to support the learning that takes place in and around the campus. Try one out today!
|Webcam, Logitech C250||Mountable camera, CD with Webcam Software, and Quick Start Guide.||24 Hours|
|Digital Camera, Kodak EasyShare||M340 digital camera, CD with software, user guide, rechargeable KLIC-7001 battery, USB cable, and AC adaptor.||24 Hours|
|Tripod for Kodak Digital Camera||Extends to 16 inches.||24 Hours|
|Vivitar 12MP Camera Kit||Camera, tripod, 2GB SD card, SD card reader, hard shell carrying case, CD & Quick Start Guide, AC adaptor, and USB charging cord.||24 Hours|
|Flip Video Camera Ultra||Flip Video Ultra HD with Quick Start Guide.||24 Hours|
|Flip Video Camera||Flip Video with TV connector cable and Quick Start Guide.||24 Hours|
|Zoom Camera||Camera, case, 16GB SD card, adapter plug, mic windscreen, HDMI cord, USB cord, tripod, batteries, & instruction booklet.||24 Hours|
|Sony Handycam||Camera, battery pack, SD card, charge cord, adapter, & instruction booklet.||24 Hours|
|USB Flash Drive, SanDisk||Cruzer Micro USB 2.0 2GB flash drive with retractable connector.||24 Hours|
|Memory Card SDHC, 4GB||24 Hours|
|Audio Recorder||Philips Digital Voice Tracer.||24 Hours|
|Projector||Epson projector, AC power cord, VGA cord.||24 Hours|
|Financial Calculator||HP10bII with instruction booklet, Texas Instruments TI BAII Plus, or Casio fx-300ES PLUS.||6 Hours|
|Scientific Calculator||Texas Instruments TI-30X-IIS, TI 30Xa, TI 30XS, or HP 35s with instruction booklet.||6 Hours|
|Graphing Calculator||Texas Instruments TI-83, TI-84, or TI-89||6 Hours|
|Headphones||Multiple brands||6 Hours|
|Headphones With Microphone||Plantronics USB Behind-the-Head Stereo Headset for voice, gaming, and music.||6 Hours|
|Computer Mouse||Mouse & USB cord||6 Hours|
|Laptop Charger||Mac, Sony, Toshiba, Asus, or Acer||6 Hours|
|Phone Charger||Wall plug & multi-phone cord||6 Hours|
|Cables & Adapters||HDMI cord, VGA cord, ethernet cord, & dongles||6 Hours|
|Markers & Eraser||6 Hours|