Computers & Equipment
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. The wireless network is managed by IT@DU.
Main Level Computers
Main Library has PCs and Macs available on the Main Level. The PCs run Windows 10 and have Microsoft Office, SPSS Statistics 25, Modeler 18.1, OEM Connect 64 and Mathematica 9. iMacs provide the iWork suite, Microsoft Office 2016, SPSS Statistics 24, and Stata 14. Printing and support for software are provided to patrons at the IT Help Center.
Catalog Access Stations
These walk-up stations provide access to Compass 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.
Assistive Technology Workstation
Main library has one Assistive Technology Workstation located near the Research Center. This PC computer sits on an adjustable height desk and has the following software: JAWS 17.0, FS Reader 3.0, Kurzweil 3000, VueScan x64, Plustek OpticBook 3600 Plus, DigiBook, and Design Science in addition to the software available on our other computers.
Scanning, Printing & 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. Scanned documents can be printed, sent to email, or saved to a flash drive.
An ADA scanner is available for patrons with visual impairments. It is located at the Accessible Technology Station 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 offers public printing through Wēpa. Printers are located on each level of the main library and scanners exist in select locations.
Each student is allocated a set amount of free printing each academic term, referred to as your print allowance. When your print allowance is used up, additional pages can be printed at a Wēpa print station via a credit card or by uploading funds through WepaNow .
For details on Wēpa printing, print locations, and print allowances, visit DU Printing Information.
Self-service photocopying is available for all patrons at the Wēpa kiosks.
Full-Service Photocopy Services
Full-service copying services are available at Quick Copy Center in the University of Denver Bookstore.
Electronic Devices for Checkout
The Lending Desk offers a large variety of electronic devices, cords, and other items for short-term checkout. Items include phone chargers, laptop chargers, whiteboard markers, etc.