Computing

Computer Availability

Available Computers as of 4:27 am
Lab NameAvailableOfflineIn UseTotal
Library Link474051
Library North 1526058
Library North 2137190156
Library North 3168024
Library North 41512027
Library South 3121013

 

System Status

  • Library Catalogs experiencing degraded performance - April 17, 2015
    Apr 17, 08:29 EDT Resolved - The hardware issue has been resolved and the library's catalogs are back in service. Apr 15, 16:06 EDT Identified - Following yesterday's power outage, the library's catalogs are experiencing degraded performance. Please monitor this incident for more information.

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Library Computing for You

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.
Color printers are located on Library North 1 and 2.

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 16 scanners available for GSU student, faculty, and staff use on Library North 2 near the Technology Support Desk.

Photocopiers

  • Copiers are located on Library North 1 & 2.
  • Copies cost $.10 per page or $.08 per page.
  • Machines accept PantherCash only. (Note that the printing money on your PantherCard is not the same as copier money.  Scanners are available that can print to printers.)
  • The library does not have a color copier.

One Button Studio

The One Button Studio is available in Library North 276.

The One Button Studio is a simplified video recording setup that can be used without any previous video production experience.  The design of the studio allows you to create high-quality and polished video projects without having to know anything about lights and cameras.  You only need to bring your flash drive with you and push a single button.

Use the online study room reservation system to reserve N276.

V-Rooms

Library North study rooms 201-206 and 271-273 are the Visualization Rooms or V-Rooms, for short.

All the rooms are equipped with 60 inch wall monitors and multimedia connection table boxes, that include 3 HDMI cables, 1 VGA, 4 USB charging ports and 4 power outlets.  Rooms 271-273 have touch screen capabilities and are also working computers, with a keyboard and mouse.

Use the online study room reservation system to reserve these rooms.

Software

The library’s computers are loaded with:

  • Adobe Master Collection CS6
  • Alertus
  • Cambridge ChemBio Draw Ultra 13.0
  • Chrome
  • DDX Plugin Excel
  • DirectX Media Runtime
  • Dot Fuscator Software Services
  • Endnote
  • FileZilla
  • Firefox
  • Google Earth
  • GSP 4.01
  • IBM Installation Manager
  • IBM Software Delivery Platform
  • iTunes
  • Maple 13
  • MATLAB R2013a
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Sync Framework
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • MikTeX 2.9
  • MSXML 4.0
  • MyITLab 2010 Simulation
  • NCapture Chrome
  • NCapture IE
  • NetBeans IDE
  • NVIVO 10
  • Picture Viewer
  • PuTTY
  • Quicktime Player
  • R for Windows
  • RealPlayer
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Safari
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • WCF RIA Services
  • Windows DVD Maker
  • Windows Fax and Scan
  • Windows Media Center
  • Windows Media Player
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • Wolfram Mathematica
  • World Community Grid
  • XPS Viewer
  • Zotero

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Technology Support Desk 404-413-2699