Technology and Equipment

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Technology is part and parcel of the work of libraries and the services we provide. Be sure to ask for assistance with any of our technologies or equipment at the InfoDesk.

What can you check out here to use elsewhere?

See a list of our circulating equipment, organized by type of item. Please consult the Library Reserve Equipment policy for guidelines on using these items. The list includes:
  • Light kits
  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • Digital cameras
  • Digital projectors
  • Document cameras
  • Kindles
  • Microphones
  • Portable screens
  • Webcams
  • Tripods
  • Clickers
  • Calculators

What can you use here?

Printers/Copiers/Poster Printer/3D Printer
Read details on our Printing/Copying page.

Computers
48 desktop computers are available to MU students, faculty, and staff and to Middletown community members in our open computer area and in the Learning Lab (GRD 111). The computers have access to a wide vareity of productivity and specialized software applications.

Adaptive technology
Library computers have Read&Write Gold installed on them to provide screen-reading of websites and documents. You may find desciptions of this and other available assistive technologies on the AccessMU Accessible Technology Services website. We also have a video magnification system which can magnify documents or three dimensional items up to 56 times.

Laminator
The Library has a laminator available for patron use. The charge is $1.00 per foot for individual patrons and 50 cents per foot for Middletown campus units.

Scanning
The Pay for Print multifunction device may be used to scan documents or photos and then email them to yourself or others (there is no charge for this).

Wireless Network
Wireless network access is available throughout the library and the campus. Simply confirm access to the MU-GUEST network on your device (or the MU-WIRELESS network if you are a student/faculty/staff member).

Headphones
A limited number of headphones are available in the Library for your use (they are available at our public computers or at the InfoDesk). Patrons are also welcome to bring their own headphones or earbuds.

Wii
There is a Nintendo Wii and several Wii games available for checkout or use within the Library in one of our study rooms.

Upcoming Event

Thursday, Sept. 28
12:00pm-1:00pm
Neon lamp spelling out word Google
Image provided through a Creative Commons Attribution License by mjmonty.