Computing

Computers

Available Computers as of 11:42 am
Lab NameAvailableOfflineIn UseTotal
Library Link484052
Library North 15018068
Library North 2132200152
Library North 31313026
Library North 4178126
Library South 3121013
 

For GSU Patrons

Computers for GSU students, faculty, and staff are located on Library North 1, 2, 3, and 4, and on Library South 3.
Macintosh computers are located on Library North 2, 3, and 4.

For Visitors

Visitors may use designated workstations for 1 hour per day; these computers are on Library North 1 and 2. Please refer to Visitors – Computer Use Policy & Procedures for details.

For Patrons with Disabilities

Please see Information for Patrons with Disabilities for a complete list of computer hardware and software.

Other Labs on Campus

Laptops

The library has laptops and netbooks for checkout.

Printing

Printers are located on Library North 1, 2, 3, and 4, and on Library South 3.
There is one color printer on Library North 2, near the Technology Support Desk.

Printing in the library automatically defaults to duplex (front-and-back) printing.  To print single-sided sheets, please follow these instructions for single-sided printing.

Printing Costs:

  • Duplex printing (default on black-and-white printers):
    • Black-and-white duplex prints: $.08
    • Color duplex prints: $.40
  • Single-sided printing (default on color printer; to print single-sided, please follow these instructions):
    • Black-and-white prints: $.05 per page
    • Color prints: $.25 per page
  • Printers accept PantherCards only.
    NOTE: A portion of your student technology fee is automatically on your PantherCard for printing. Once you have used up that money, then you must open a PantherCash account either online or in the PantherCard Office and add funds to your PantherCard to pay for printing.

PantherPrint Mobile Print

In addition to printing from a library computer, students, faculty, and staff can send print jobs from on or off campus using a registered campus email address. Print jobs can be sent up to 90 minutes in advance, and then released from a PantherPrint station as normal.

Print Using MobilePrint

Wireless Access

Wireless access is available via GSU’s wireless network, CatChat2x.

Mobile Device Charging

Mobile device charging stations are available in the following locations:

  • Library North 1: rocking chair area next to Saxby’s,
  • Library North 1: column near the printers,
  • Library North 2: atlases area,
  • Library Link 2: near the ramp from Library South 2, and
  • Library North 4: column by the study tables.

Do not leave your mobile devices unattended while they charge.

Scanners

There are a total of 9 scanners available for GSU student, faculty, and staff use. Seven are on Library North 2 near the Technology Support Desk, two are on Library North 2 near the elevators.

Photocopiers

  • Locations: Library North 1 & 2
  • Cost: $.10 per page or $.08 per page when paying with PantherCash.
    Machines do not accept credit/debit cards
  • The library does not have a color copier.

Presentation Practice Room

Library North study room 276 has a lectern, projector, and projection screen–everything you need to practice your upcoming presentation.

Connect your own laptop to the projector or check out a library laptop at the Circulation Desk on Library North 1. A video recorder and tripod are also available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Use the online study room reservation system to reserve N276.

Group Media Viewing Rooms

Library North rooms N275 and N288 are equipped with a flat-panel TV, VCR, DVD player, surround sound system, computer, and computer speakers. Use the online study room reservation system to reserve these rooms.

Software

The library’s computers are loaded with:

  • Adobe CS4 including Photoshop, In Design, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and Flash (Available on iMacs)
  • ArcGIS
  • EndNote
  • Microsoft Office 2007:  Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Microsoft FrontPage
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • MATLAB
  • NVivo
  • Oracle
  • Organic Chemistry Toolbox
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Sketch Up

and dozens of other applications. Call to find out whether the application you need is installed: 404-413-2800.