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Maxwell Library's Learning Commons

Tools and Resources


  • 1 Accessible Computer with JAWS, ZoomText 9.1, and Kurzweil 3000 applications, near Rm. 113, 1st floor
  • 46 Standard Computers (Windows 7) on three floors (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
  • 11 Media Computers on 1st and 2nd floors
  • 3 Kiosk Computers (Windows 7) near the Reference Desk for quick access
  • 2 Stand-alone Library Catalog Computers (Windows 7): one next to the Reference Kiosk and the other next to the Educational Resource Center Service Desk
  • 2 Test Scoring Computers (Windows XP) located in Educational Resource Center, 2nd floor

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Library printers are located on the first floor next to the stairwall. A release station is used to release all print jobs. Login is required.

  • 2 HP LaserJet P4515X with duplex printing (queue names: LIB-INFOp1 & LIB-INFOp2)
  • 1 Dell 5110cn color printer (queue name: LIB-INFOcolor)

WEPA (Wireless Everywhere Print Anywhere) Printers are located in the dorms for Residence Students.

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On Standard Computers

  • General Applications
    • Adobe Reader X
    • CutePDF
    • Desktop Gadget Gallery
    • Magnifier
    • Microsoft Office 2013 Suite
    • Microsoft Silverlight
    • Power DVD DX
    • QuickTime
    • SPSS 18
    • Sticky Note
    • Windows DVD Maker
    • Windows Media Center
    • Windows Media Player
  • Departmental Applications
    • Aviation Sciences
      • ASA Interactive Prepware School LAN
    • Math & Computer Sciences
      • Berkeley Logo
      • Gideros Mobile
      • Maple 17
      • Python 3.3
      • Jetbrain

On Media Computers

In addition to the above applications, these machines also have the following programs:

  • Epson or Canon scanning software

On Test Scoring Computers

Complete list of the test scoring programs.

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There are 9 flatbed scanners connected to computers on the 1st floor near the Periodicals and Reference collections and 2 scanners on the 2nd floor behind the study rooms. They are labeled as "media computers" on floor plan maps.

Video Players

Located at Room 124, 1st fl.

  • 1 Sony DVD players
  • 1 Video Cassette players

Copy Machine

Located in the printing area. BSU Connect Card and cash card operated.

  • 1 SAVIN 9025b

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Cash to Card Machine

Located in the printing area. This machine allows to deposit cash to flex dollars on BSU Connect Card.

Group Study Rooms

Rooms can be checked out for 2 hours at the Circulation Desk. Read the Group Study Rooms Use Policy before use.

  • Rm. L123 (1st fl. 2-8 persons)
  • Rm. L222 & L223 (2nd fl. 2-4 persons)
  • Rm. L303  (3rd fl. 2-5 persons)

One Button Studio

Maxwell Library has equipped room L113 as a “one button” studio to provide university students, faculty and staff with access to easy-to-use video recording equipment. The room can be checked out for one hour at the Circulation Desk and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please read the One Button Studio Use Policy before use.

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Plug & Play Stations

Located on the ground and second floor.

Links to the Library Resources

The following links are available in the Library Resources folder on each computer’s desktop.

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