Computing, Printing and Photocopy

Computing

The BU Common at Mugar includes nearly 200 Thin Client PCs, which are available on the first three floors of Mugar library. Workstations are directly located outside or in Music Library listening room. These computers include a variety of applications and are connected to the campus my print network. In addition, the listening room is also equipped with a non-networked workstation that supports full internet access and is fitted with a Dolphin adaptive screen-reader.

Extensive electrical access for personal computers can be found throughout the building. On-campus laptop wireless access within the building and elsewhere is available to current students, faculty and staff. More information on VPN can be found at the IS&T VPN page. Off-campus methods of authenticating your access to restricted library resources; in most cases you’ll simply be prompted to log in with your BU kerberos combination when entering a specially licensed resource from a library page. We do not offer a laptop loan program.

IS&T help for library or personal computers is available at the Information Technology Desk, located on the first floor of Mugar Library. Additionally, help can be obtained via BU OneHelp and see also the Help section of the IS&T website.

Macs for personal use are available at CFA’s Computing Lab (617-353-3333) and at CFA’s Music Curriculum Library (617-353-3731)

Printing

Printing from thin client PCs can be picked up in Mugar Library on the first floor across from the circulation desk. Visit My Print for more information on allotment and printing options.

Microform scanning and printing in the library is available in the Microforms Reading Room. Scanned frames may be saved as .pdf files on USB devices or sent as email attachments.

Photocopy and Scanning

1st floor photocopy services assist as needed with the public photocopy machines (use coins or copy card) and also manage departmental accounts and special copying jobs (617-353-3722). Free scanning is also available and may be saved to a USB device or sent via email as an attachment.