Computers and Technology

The library provides over 250 Windows workstations, including high performance workstations (Red Zone), and 10 Mac workstations (Orange Zone).

Within the Red Zone, there are 12 Dell and 6 Linux Precision T1700s Workstations. The Grey Zone in the East Reading Room also has 2 Dell precision workstations. These precision workstations contain an upgraded graphics card (Nvidia Quadro K600s) and are designated primarily for high performance engineering applications.

There are two login options. University ISO login will grant access to IT's Campus Common CORE Software. The general "library login" is optimized for library research and is available to any library user.

Group Study Rooms 115, 116, 238, and 239 have large adjustable-monitor computers designed for collaboration. These computers are installed with Campus Common Core Software.

The library provides assistive technologies. The Chroma CCD Magnifier, located on the 3rd floor, visually magnifies small objects and print. Kurzweil 3000 software is a literacy support and text-to-speech tool that is nstalled on all library computers

  • Productivity Tools
  • Items for Sale
  • Services for Purchase
  • Scan, Photocopy, and Print

These tools can be borrowed directly from the Library and IT Service Center on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tool Specification Loan Period

Cameras - Digital and Video

Nikon COOLPIX L820

Canon Powershot ELPH 100 HS

Canon Powershot XS130IS

Canon Powershot G11

Canon Vixia HF R500

Canon Vixia HG20

3 Days

Calculators

TI-Nspire

TI-89 Calculators

TI-30XA

4 hours

Easels

Display easels

1 Day

Go Pro - Hero 4, Chest Gear, and Head Gear

3 Days

HDMI Cables

3 Hours

Headphones - Over Ear

Compucessory

3 Hours

Individual Whiteboards

Individual whiteboards

4 hours

Laptops - Macbook Air and Windows

MacBook Air

Latitude E5440

3 Hours

Markers and Dry Erasers

Dry-erase markers and erasers

4 hours

Microphone Headset

Logitech

3 hours

Mini USB Cables

3 hours

Phone Charging Cables - iPhone 4, 5, 6, and Micro USB

Apple Lightning Cable

iPhone 4 Cable

Micro and Mini USB

3 hours

Presentation Tool Kit

Info and Reservation

4 hours

SD card Adapter

SD card converter

3 hours

Study Room Cables

VGA and HDMI

4 hours

Tripods

Compatible with cameras and camcorders

Cell Phone Tripods compatible with all smartphones

3 Days

Voice Recorder

Zoom H1 Digital Recorder

3 Days

Wacom Tablet

Bamboo CTL-470

1 Day

Wireless Mouse - PC and/or Mac

Apple Magic Mouse

PC Gear Head

Logitech Mouse

3 Hours

Wireless Presenter

1 Day

These items may be purchased at the Library and IT Service Desk.

Item Price

Earbuds - Disposable

$2.00

Earbuds - Quality

$8.00

Earplugs - Disposable

$0.25

Flash Drive - 8GB

$4.00

Flash Drive - 16GB

$8.00

Foam Board - 20" x 30"

$2.00

Foam Board - 24" x 36"

$4.00

Foam Board - 36" x 48"

$10.00

Friends of the Library Notecards

$12.00

Poster Tubes

$3.00

The library makes scanning, copying, printing and faxing services available to all patrons. See the Library Map for specific locations. Lamination services are available for $1 per page at the service center. Applicable fees are listed below. The Michigan Tech Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections maintains a separate fee structure for Archives duplications and services. The library also makes available a paper cutter, hole punches, staplers, and paper clips on the first floor.

Service Price

Color Copies 8.5" x 11"

$0.25 per page
$0.40 per duplex

Color Copies 11" x 17"

$0.50 per page
$0.90 per duplex

Faxing

$1 per page

Lamination

$1 per page

Locker Rental

$25 for a semester
$50 for the year

Poster Printing

$2.50 per square foot

Scan

Expression 10000XL Flatbed Scanner - Epson

2nd Floor

Instructions

Matter and Form 3D Scanner

2nd Floor

User Manual

DOs and DONTs

Software

Overhead Book Scanner - Indus

Garden Level

Instructions

Photocopiers

All Floors

Instructions

Slide Scanner - Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 ED

2nd Floor

Instructions

Wide Format Scanner

2nd Floor

Instructions


Photocopy

Photocopiers

All Floors

Instructions


Print

Black and White

All Floors

Free

Color

2nd and 3rd Floors

Students and Residents
$0.25 per page
$0.40 per duplex
Faculty and Staff
Free

Wide Format (Poster)

2nd Floor

$2.50 per square foot

3D Printing

2nd Floor

More Information Here
$0.15 per gram of PLA