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Computing, Workstations, Laptops, Scanning: Computing, Workstations, Laptops, Scanning

Computing, printings, and scanning resources at the Library

Computing, Scanning, and Printing


The Library has 35 desktop workstations. The computers are available to anyone with a SXU NetID and password.

All workstations are PCs, except for the back set of workstations near the stained glass windows, which have Mac or PC boot options.

Wireless connection workstations are located on the First Floor south wall, in carrels, near the bookstacks windows.

There is one workstation in the entranceway that is exclusively for book catalog searching; there is no print capability.


The library also circulates 10 IBM Thinkpad laptops for use within the library. These may be borrowed from the circulation desk.

Anyone using the computers must comply with the SXU Acceptable Use Policy.


We also provide a variety of other small electronic devices (calculators, readers, DVD players, etc.).

See our current list of other mobile devices!


The Library has six touchscreen scanners and document feeders. ALL SCANS ARE FREE. You are charged only if you print your documents. The state-of-the-art high-speed BookScan stations can scan documents up to ledger size in under five seconds at 200 dpi. The Bulletscan document feeder, located at the end of the first row of workstatiuons, can copy up to 40 pages in duplex mode up to legal size in either color or black and white at 300 dpi.

Files can be saved to a flash drive, sent to your email, or sent to the printers.

DOUBLE-SIDED PRINTING: the scanners can save as double-sided, but cannot send documents directly to the printers as double-sided. To print double-sided one needs to send or download the double-sided scans to another tool (email, word processor) and then print as double-sided from that software.


The Library has multiple printers and utilizes the Webprint software for laptops and some specific software (PPTs, Google, etc.). Print jobs are released using the barcode or swipe chip on your ID card. 

For details see the Printing page.


Do you have your own computer? The entire Library is wireless, and there are dual outlets every ten feet in the reading-room floor. The group-study rooms have power and data ports. Students should select wifi option SXU. SXU_guest is for non-SXU devices. The first time you attempt to connect to the wifi, you may need to forget the guest network in order to select the SXU network.

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