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Computing

COMPUTING

Overview

This page provides information about technology and related services available in the library.

Computer Lab

Computer Lab

The second floor of the library houses a computer lab for library users and is available:

Monday - Thursday     2:30 pm - 10 pm

Saturday   10am - 2pm

Sunday     5pm - 10pm

The upstairs lab is contains 20 thin client computing stations. Each station is equipped with a 19" LCD color monitor, wired keyboard, wired mouse, and the thin client box, which provides two USB ports. Programs available on each computer include the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, etc.), Acrobat Reader, Internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Edge), and media players (Windows Media and QuickTime). Basic technical assistance is available at the library reference desk located in the reference area next to the computer lab.

Mini Computer Lab

A mini computer lab is located on the 1st floor of the library by the quick print station and contains 5 workstations where students can work on projects or just quickly log on on to print documents.  Each workstation is equipped with a 19" LCD color monitor, wired keyboard, wired mouse, and the thin client box, which provides two USB ports. Programs available on each computer include the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, etc.), Acrobat Reader, Internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE), and media players (Windows Media and QuickTime).  Basic technical assistance is available at the circulation desk on the first floor.  This lab is available:

Monday - Thursday     7:45 am - 10pm

Friday     7:45 am - 2pm

Saturday     10am  - 2 pm

Sunday    5 pm - 10pm

Printing

Printing

For your convenience, the library has a color quick print station located on the first floor.  The color quick print stations accepts print jobs from both computer labs in the library and wireless print jobs.

You can send your print jobs to the library quick print station from your laptop or mobile device anywhere, anytime.  Simply upload your document to lcmobile.netzcoreprint.com and follow the directions.  Print jobs will be automatically sent to the library quick print station where you can pay for it using cash, credit/debit card or mobile pay.   You can submit print jobs from anywhere and pick it up within a week.  This service is for black and white prints only.

 Print jobs are directed to quick print station located on the first floor.  The cost for print jobs is:

  • Letter size (8.5x11)       .10 per side for black & white prints

                                             .25 per side for color prints

  • Legal size (8.5x14)        .20 per side for black and white prints

                                             .50 per side for color prints

  • Tabloid (11x17)              .50 per side for black and white prints

                                            1.25 per side for color prints

Be sure to use the print preview options in programs and make sure you are selecting the correct printer to avoid printing mistakes.  Follow the detailed instructions posted at each workstation in the mini computer lab.

Copying

Copying

The library quick print station is also a color copier.  Prices are:

  • Letter size (8.5x11)       .10 per side for black & white prints

                                                       .25 per side for color prints

  • Legal size (8.5x14)        .20 per side for black and white prints

                                                        .50 per side for color prints

  • Tabloid (11x17)              .50 per side for black and white prints

                                                    1.25 per side for color prints

The machine accepts cash (quarters, nickels, dimes, ones and fives only), debi/credit cards and mobile pay.  If you have a large bill, please see the circulation desk for change.

Scanning

Scanning

The library quick print station offers free scanning to USB devices.  Please see the staff at the circulation desk for assistance with this service.

Webcams

Webcams for Online Testing

LC Students can take their online exams at the library.  Contact the library to reserve one of our 5 webcams stations: 

    2 laptops; 1 netbook; 2 desktops 

Make a reoccurring reservation to guarantee your spot or check to see if we have anything available when you arrive. Reservations can be made by sending an email to library@lacollege.edu 

 If you have your own laptop and need a private place to take an exam, the library has:

  • 4 study rooms upstairs 
  • Conference room - 1st floor 

 Reservations are required so please make sure the rooms are available when you arrive.

 Pleases see Mrs. Gayle in room 112 for additional information.