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User Services: How-To...

Explains how to make use of some popular (and also some little-known) services at NGL

Library Computers Lab Areas

1st-floor open computer area:

  • Windows 10 PC computers with webcams
  • two black-and-white printers (free for use by current SHSU students and employees)
  • two black-and-white copiers (free for public use)
  • Adaptive Technology Workstation (see details below)
  • We reserve the right to reboot unattended computers in this area after 10 minutes; unsaved data may be lost

Room 200 on the 2nd floor (IT@Sam computer lab):

Library Laptops

Library laptops may be borrowed at the Library Service Desk for use inside the library building.

  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • SHSU I.D. or TexShare I.D. card required
  • Due back 15 minutes before closing on the same day
  • Access SHSU wireless network
  • Use personal USB drives

Personal laptops are also welcome and can access the secured SHSU wireless network or the guest wifi.

Print wirelessly from both personal and borrowed laptops, both Windows PC and Mac.

  • Printer names in 1st floor computer area by the central staircase = nglref-1 and nglref-2

Adaptive / Assistive Technology

The Adaptive Technology Workstation provides visually impaired students with tools such as a large-screen monitor, ClearView video magnifier, and specialized software programs like JAWS and ZoomText.

This equipment is located at the far end of the 1st floor computer area, closest to the Administration Offices.

Learn more about adaptive technology in the Library.


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