Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Computers, technology, and wireless internet

The Library has 37 computers available, including a 12-station computer lab, 7 quick print/email stations, and 18 desktops (both Mac and PC) available throughout the library. Free printing and wireless internet access is available. Other equipment includes scanners, a coin-operated photocopier ($.10/page), and a video/DVD viewing station.

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)
  • External DVD drives

Computers

The Library Classroom 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 elsewhere throughout the library. You can also check out a 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, Publisher)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Media players/readers for all programs used by GCC’s Moodle
  • Screen reading and assistive technology software

Printer

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 Library Classroom also has a printer for the classroom computers. All printers can print single- or double-sided.

Scanner

The computers in study rooms A and C, the Mac in the Library Classroom, and the Mac located in a carrel in the quiet study space have connected scanners. While no color printing is available, you can save scanned color items to thumb drive, Google Drive, or you can email it to yourself.

Photocopier

A coin-operated photocopier is available in the library lobby. Copies cost $.10 per page. Librarians are able to make change.

Video Viewing

A TV station for viewing both DVDs and VHS is available on a cart that may be moved in to any of the study rooms. You may also watch DVDs at any library computer. Headphones are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Support for Students with Disabilities

The Library at Greenfield Community College strives to provide students with disabilities access to all of our resources and services. The following adaptive equipment and technology is available in the Library:

  • Audio books in the GCC Library’s collection, as well as through many other libraries in the C/W MARS network
  • Closed-captioning for video and DVD viewing
  • Read & Write Gold screen reading and assistive technology on every library computer
  • Scanners available for public use

Librarians are trained in using the above software and hardware. Please ask one of the reference librarians for help.

Individuals requiring any accommodations not listed are encouraged to contact Disability & Accessibility Services.

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