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Computers & Equipment

Computers

Students in the Computer Lab

Computers are available in Main Library for members of the University community, but some have particular uses.  Visitors may access computers under certain conditions.

Wireless

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. Please visit Information Technology (IT) for assistance.

Main Level Computers

Main Library has 122 PCs and Macs available on the Main Level. The 90 PCs run Windows 10 and have Microsoft Office 2016, SPSS Statistics 25, Modeler 18.1, OEM Connect 64 and Mathematica 9.  32 iMacs provide the iWork suite, Microsoft Office 2016, SPSS Statistics 24, and Stata 14. 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.

Assitive 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

Anderson Academic Commons Printing Station

Scanning

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 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.

Printing

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.

Copying

Patrons are encouraged to use scanners to make copies.  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 Flex money.

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.

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.  Check out our full inventory  here.