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Computers & Technology: Policies

Visit the library for access to computers, printers, photocopiers, scanners, digital video cameras, and media players!

Computer Commons

Technology Services manages a computer commons on the first floor of the library with a seating capacity of 36. Users must login with their UW-Superior Campus Network Account for access. This will be the same username and password that used to access campus email, E-Hive, and Learn@UW-Superior.

Printers

UW-Superior students may use their printing account on the campus network to print documents from the first floor computer lab only. Personal devices, laptops checked out from the Public Services Desk, and the guest computer will not connect to the printers.

The Student Technology Fee provides funds for $30 worth of printing each academic term. Charges are 10 cents per black and white page, 17 cents per black and white duplex (double sided printing), or 40 cents per color page.

Faculty and staff do not have print access in the library.

Scanners

Two computers in the library computer lab are equipped with HP Scanjet 5590 Digital Flatbed Scanners.

Laptop Computers

Windows laptops are available for checkout upon request at the Public Services Desk. Users must login with their UW-Superior Campus Network Account for access. This will be the same username and password that used to access campus email, E-Hive, and Learn@UW-Superior.

Information Stations

Public information stations (sometimes called computer kiosks) are available on every floor of the library for the purpose of browsing the library website, catalog, and databases.

These computers are intended for searching and browsing only. No printer connection is available.

Guest Computer

Members of the public may use the guest computer located by the Public Services Desk for up to one hour.

  • Connected to the internet: Yes
  • Connected to a printer: No

Due to licensing restrictions, this computer does not have Microsoft Office products.

Headphones

A number of over-the-ear and on-the-ear headphones are available for in-library use. You may request a set at the Public Services Desk.

Televisions & Media Players

Each Study Room is equipped with a TV monitor with a DVD/VHS combo player or a Blu-ray player.

Our five Blu-ray players are new in 2016!

Video Cameras

A collection of Kodak PlayFull Video Cameras are available on reserve at the Public Services Desk. These may be checked out by students and staff for three days.

Image of Playfull video camera and accessories

Included in the box: video camera, SD card reader, SD card, charging cord, adapter, user guide, file transfer directions.

Technology Services Equipment

Technology Services loans media equipment to University of Wisconsin-Superior faculty, staff, and students for university related activities.

Examples of the equipment available:

  • digital audio recorders
  • digital camcorders
  • digital still cameras
  • DVD/VHS players
  • laptops
  • microphones (computer and standard)
  • tripods

Lynda.com

UW-Superior students and staff have access to lynda.com, a continually growing and evolving library of training videos and tutorials covering a wide range of software, technologies and business topics.