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Technology in the Library


Computers


Main Library

The Ryan Matura Library offers 12 PCs and 4 iMacs all with the Microsoft Office Suite software for use on the main floor. Students, faculty, and staff sign in to use computers with their SHU username and password. Users can print out from any of the workstations using SHU-Canon (SHU card printer) and/or the Cash Printer (M806).

Visitors also have limited use of three of the computers. Please see our Guest Policy for additional information.

Computer Help

CHE Library

The CHE Library space has 4 PC computers with the Microsoft Office Suite software for use. Students, faculty, and staff sign in to use computers with their SHU username and password. Users can print out from any of the workstations using SHU-Canon (SHU card printer).

Computer Help

Campus Resources

The main computer lab on campus is in HC 113 and is open 24 hours. For additional information, use the following links:

Wifi


Sacred Heart University students, faculty, and staff can connect their laptops to the SHU wireless network to access the internet and conduct research within all library spaces. Simply choose the "Sacred Heart" wireless network and enter your SHU username and password when prompted.

Wifi Help

Printing


Printing from Laptops

Students, faculty, and staff can print from their laptops to the SHU-Canon printers in the library spaces. The SHU-Canon printer needs to be set up on the laptop and the laptop needs to be on the "Sacred Heart" wireless network. After sending the print job to the printer, one swipes their SHU Card at the printer to release the job. See the Printing Fees for charges information.

Laptop Printing Help

Printing from Library Computers

Printing with your SHU Card is available on any Library computer. Those using the computers in the Main Library also have the option to print to our Cash printer. See the Printing Fees for charges information.

To use the SHU Card printer, select the SHU-Canon printer and then swipe your card at the printer.

To use the Cash printer in the Main Library, select the Cash Printer (LIB-REF-02). You can pick up and pay for your prints at the Circulation Desk. Color prints are not available on the Cash printer.

PC Printing Help iMac Printing Help

Printing Fees

SHU-Canon Printer (with SHU Card)

  • Black & White: $0.06 per page
  • Color: $0.33 per page

Cash Printer (LIB-REF-02)

  • Black & White: $0.10 per page
  • Color unavailable

Campus Resources

There are a number of printing options across the campus. For additional information, use the following links:

Copiers


The Canon printers in both the Main Library and the CHE Library can also be used as photocopiers. The copier only accepts SHU Cards for payment. To use the photocopier functions, swipe your SHU Card and select the Copier functions on the machine.

Copier Fees

  • Black & White: $0.06 per page
  • Color: $0.33 per page

Campus Resources

There are a number of popying options across the campus. For additional information, use the following links:

Scanners


The Main Library has 2 touch-screen color scanners for use on the main floor. You can scan books, documents, or photos and then send the files to email or save them to a USB. Special features include:

  • Scan book pages up to 11" x 17"
  • Scan in color, grayscale, or black and white
  • Save scans as PDF, searchable PDF, Word, JPEG, TIFF, or PNG files
  • Send scans to smart phones, email, USB drive, or Google Drive.

Scanner Help

Study Room Monitors


Each Group Study Room is equipped with a large TV monitor that can be used to present from a laptop. To connect a laptop to the monitor wirelessly, follow the AirMedia instructions on the TV screen.

AirMedia Help

Microfilm Readers


The Main Library has 2 microfilm readers available for self-service browsing. Please ask a librarian for assistance if you are unfamiliar with using the readers. Below are the available readers and their location:

  • Kodak 3000DSV - located on the lower level; users can print directly from the microfilm reader.
  • ScanPro 2000 - located on the lower level in the Resource Management Office; users can convert pages to PDF and save them to a USB.

Microfilm Help

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