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About: Computers and Printing

Information about the library's mission, policies, resources, and services.

Information

Security policies

The University prevents networked computer users from installing software on library machines. Additionally, if the network cable is pulled from the outlet, the connection is instantly disabled. Only Schreiner computers may be plugged into campus network connections.

  • Schreiner staff, students, and faculty are provided with a login and password to access email and library resources.

  • Community patrons may use the designated computers at the 2(SC) Desk. Passwords are posted on the machine for immediate use.

Responsible Computing Policy

To maintain membership, all networked users must act responsibly. Respect for intellectual property, for privacy of individuals and of data, for integrity of equipment, and a general recognition of the rights of others are all of central importance and will inform all network activity.

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Locked Accounts/Computers

Three failed attempts to log into a library computer will result in a locked account that will become usable again in 30 minutes. For assistance, ask at the Reference Desk. Library computers also time out when users forget to log off. These computers can be made usable again by restarting the computer with the power button.

Email Access

Email access is available to students and community patrons via the web only. Access to Schreiner email is available via a link on the Schreiner One home page.

Printing

Printing in black and white or color is available to all users via a login and password system.

Cost-per-page:

Color Print Pages - $0.15 

Black & White Print Pages - $0.05

  • Library printers are named: Logan_Library_B&W (black and white print jobs) and Logan_Library_Color (color print jobs)

  • A library printer must be selected before printing or the printouts will be sent to the computer lab in Dickey Hall.

  • Schreiner students are provided with printing accounts whose balance is refreshed each semester.

  • Additional funds may be added to student printing accounts at the Reference Desk.

  • Community patrons must use designated computers and pay for printouts at the Circulation Desk.

Wireless Internet Access

The campus wireless network (provided by Apogee) is available to the Schreiner community. The library has a number of laptops available at the Circulation/Reserve Desk for checkout to Schreiner students. Wireless internet is only available to Schreiner Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Available Library Computers and Equipment

The Library has approximately 50 computers with Internet access available for student and community use. View the full list of library computers and technology on the Labs/Library page. 

Sun Porch Computer Testing and Instruction

Twenty-six (26) computers are located at the far end of the main part of the Library in an area referred to as the Sun Porch Electronic Classroom. 

  • An ADA Workstation with scanner and Kurzweil (literacy software) is provided.

  • When not scheduled for instruction, the Sun Porch computers are available for student use.

  • Instructors may call ext. 7319, email library@schreiner.edu or stop by the Reference Desk to reserve this space for testing or instruction.

  • Instructors may also request bibliographic or information literacy instruction sessions with a librarian when reserving this space.