Borrowing Laptops and other Equipment
Laptops are available for student check-out through the WCTS staffed Technology Support Desk in the Library. These computers are available for four hour use within the Library only and are checked-out on a first-come, first-serve basis . For more information, please see the WCTS Library Computer Facilities page.
Students requiring media equipment to support technology-intensive work should contact WCTS.
Technology Support Desk Hours:
Sunday - Thursday: 10am - midnight
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Over 40 computers are located in carrels throughout the Library and are available for student use. All are on the campus network, and have access to Library and internet resources, as well as to high-speed printing. Additionally, Penrose Library offers wireless network access throughout the building. Four public access kiosk machines are available for searching the Library's catalog, brief web browsing, or email. These workstations have a 15 minute time limit. For additional information, please see the WCTS Library Computer Facilities page.
A walk-up color scanning station is available on the second floor of the library. The scanner has a 17”X24” scan area and allows scans to be saved as multiple file types including .jpg, .txt and .pdf. Scans can be saved to a USB flash drive or sent via email. There is no charge to scan materials.
Penrose has three black and white copiers on the Main Floor. Students are encouraged to purchase copy cards from the Circulation Desk in increments of $2 and $5. Double-sided copying is encouraged. Copies cost 5 cents per printed side. A color copier may be found in the Instructional Media Services Department in Hunter Conservatory.
High-speed printers are available on each floor of Penrose Library. Printed pages are 5 cents each for one-sided black and white pages, or 10 centes for two-sided (duplex) sheets. Printers default to double-sided printing.
Fax service is available for students at the Penrose Circulation Desk. Charges for a domestic fax are $1 for the first page and 50 cents for each subsequent page. Faxes which are sent to international locations are charged at a rate of $5 for the first page and $1 for each subsequent page.