The Library has 56 computer available, including an 23-station computer lab, 7 quick print/email stations, 16 desktops available throughout the library, and 10 laptops for use within the Library by GCC students, faculty, and staff. Free printing and wireless internet access is available. Other equipment includes a scanner, coin-operated photocopier ($.10/page), and video/DVD viewing stations.
The Library’s Computer Lab is available for public use unless a class is in session. Public computers are also available throughout the library. You can also check out a wireless laptop to use while you’re in the Library. Ask for one at the Circulation Desk. All Library public computers have:
- USB ports
- Connection to the public printer
- Internet access
- Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, FrontPage, Publisher)
- Open Office
- Adobe Reader
- Media players/readers for all programs used in Blackboard or Moodle
- Computer stations equipped with Kurzweil screen reading software, Dragon Naturally Speaking software, and other assistive technologies are available in the study rooms A, B, and C
Headphones for all computers are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.
Free black & white laser printing is available on the public printer in the main lobby of the Library. Library lobby, carrel, and laptop computers are already connected to this printer. You may also connect your personal laptop or other wireless device to this printer – ask a librarian for instructions. The computer lab also has a printer for the lab computers. All printers can print single or double-sided.
One of the public computers in the computer lab is equipped with a scanner. The computers in study rooms A, B, and C also have scanners available. While no color printing is available, you can save scanned items to your disk or thumb drive.
A coin-operated photocopier is available in the Library. The photocopier room is located to the right of the information desk. Copies cost $.10 per page. Librarians are able to make change.
Video Viewing Room
TV stations for viewing both DVDs and VHS are available in several of the study rooms. Headphones are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.