The Library has 56 computers available, including a 23-station computer lab, 7 quick print/email stations, and 16 desktops available throughout the library. We also have the following items available for short-term borrowing within the Library by GCC students, faculty, and staff: 10 laptops, headphones, iPhone and Android phone chargers, USB flash drives (a.k.a. thumb drives), and external DVD drives. 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 (this is posted daily on a whiteboard next to the room’s entrance). 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 GCC’s Moodle
- Computer stations equipped with screen reading software, Dragon Naturally Speaking software, and other assistive technologies are available in the study rooms A, B, and C
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.
The computers in study rooms A, B, and C also have scanners available. While no color printing is available, you can save scanned color items to your disk or thumb drive.
A coin-operated photocopier is available in the Library. The photocopier room is located in the library lobby. Copies cost $.10 per page. Librarians are able to make change.
TV stations for viewing both DVDs and VHS are available in several of the study rooms. You may also watch DVDs at many library computers. Headphones are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.