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Computers

Computers | Logging on | Microfilm Reader/Printer | Printing | Wi-Fi Printing
 
     
 

Computers

Please note the library computer-use policies have been updated:

Research Computers: These computers are located on the first floor of the library near the reference desk with access to the Internet that may be used for research only. Two computers are dedicated to adaptive use. Priority for these terminals is for the disabled. These computers are available to users for one hour. There is no software on these computers. Four rows of computers are restricted to student use and require a student log-in. One row of computers is restricted to the library website and does not require a student log-in.

Laptops: There are laptops available for check-out at the reserve desk on the first floor of the library. They all include the MS Office suite. These computers are restricted to student use and require a student log-in for Wi-Fi access.

Computer Commons: These computers are located on the first floor of the library behind the photocopy center between the reference collection and the TV/VCRs. These computers are expressly for research and writing. Computers include the full MS Office suite. These computers are restricted to student use and require a student log-in.

10-minute Online Express Computers: These computers are located on the column countertops in the lobby, just inside the main entrance of the library. Users may access the Internet and MS Office. Computers time-out without warning after 10 minutes. These computers are restricted to student use and require a student log-in.

Catalog Computers: These computers are completely dedicated to locating library books, periodicals, and media. Several are located in the reference collection on the first floor of the library. Others are interspersed in periodicals and the book collection areas on the second floor of the library. These computers are restricted to the library website and do not require a student log-in.

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Logging on to Library Computers

Research area, Computer Commons and 10-minute Online Express Computers:

    • Username: Your Student ID number
    • Password: Your myGateway pin

Laptops:

    • Boot up (turn on) the computer. At the login screen:
      • Username: library
      • Password: library

WiFi: coverage map

    • Procedures:
      • Log in to the Fullerton College Student of FC WiFi network
      • Click on a browser icon or wait until a browser open
      • At the Cisco login screen:
        • Username: Your Student ID number
        • Password: Your myGateway pin

Contact the Fullerton College Help Desk at 714-992-7111
or helpdesk@fullcoll.edu
for additional assistance regarding log on issues.

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Microfilm Reader/Printer

The microfilm reader / printer is located on the south wall next to the Archives & Special Collections Room 811A on the first floor of the Library near the Reference Desk.

Instructions [pdf]

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Printing

  • All student computers in the library are set-up to print from the library's print system, except for laptops.
  • Laptop users may access the wireless network to send their documents as attachments through their email account, and then print from one of the 1st floor QuickPrint computers.
  • Laptop users must email or save your documents to an external drive, as all documents saved on the laptop are deleted when it is turned off.
  • Printing in the library is a cash system.The vend units connected to the Print Release computers accept U.S. quarters, dimes, nickels (no pennies),and one-dollar bills only .
  • Circulation Desk makes change for bills over $1.00, but not over $20.00.
  • Not all library computers have copies of commonly-used word processing software.
  • The campus computer labs have computers containing all software taught at the college.

QuickPrint Computers

To print from one of the library's three QuickPrint computers:

  • When using your personal external drive look for the silver cable attached to the computers.
  • Open your document(s) in any MS Office or Open Office software.
  • Print your job either to the BW letter or Colorletter printers.
  • Enter 'your name' in the blue screen and 'send to server'.

    Print Release Stations

To pay for and print your job from one of the library's two Print Release stations:

  • Press silver 'To View Your Print Jobs Press Here' button
  • Enter 'your name'
  • Touch the screen to highlight and select the job you want to print.
  • Insert your U.S. quarters, dimes, nickels (no pennies), or one-dollar bills into the vend unit attached to the PrintRelease station.
  • Press 'ok'
  • Remove your print job from the printer.
  • If you don't know, please Ask a Librarian.

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Wi-Fi Printing

Students and staff may elect to print from any device that is connected to the Internet, and pay and print for the job in the library from either of the two print release stations. Please note: Print jobs remain on the library print server for up to 24 hours and are then deleted.

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March 10, 2015
 
 
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