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Computers in the Library

The library's computer lab is equipped with computers for use by SMU students, faculty, and staff. Each computer has a floppy drive, a DVD-ROM drive, a USB port to which you can connect a flash drive, and network access to a laser printer. Each computer also has Microsoft Office and these applications.

Public computers are located in the front of the library. These computers provide access to the internet and the library's catalog and databases. Each computer has a USB port to which you can connect a flash drive; some computers have floppy drives, while others have DVD-ROM drives. Microsoft Office has been installed on each computer. Samuel Merritt University and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center affiliates have priority use of these computers.

SMU students, faculty, and staff can check out netbook computers for use in the library. Each netbook has wireless access to the internet, Microsoft Office, and a USB port to which you can connect a flash drive. Printing a document from a netbook requires using either a flash drive or email to transfer the document to a library desktop computer.

The library provides wireless access to the internet from your laptop. Each study carrel is equipped with a power outlet. Printing a document from your laptop requires using either a flash drive or email to transfer the document to a library desktop computer.