Tech in the Library

The library offers a wide range of standard and specialist tech and equipment.

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  • Computers

    Computers are available at all of our branches. Most require a University ID login for access. Public PCs, which do not require a login and provide access to a wide range of online resources, are also available for walk-in access at all branches. These have a timeout of between 30-60 minutes, depending on the branch library.

    At the Barr Smith Library:

    • University computers are available on Levels 1, 2, 3, and the mezzanine.
    • Public PCs are located on Levels 1, 2, and 3.

    At the Sir John Salmond Law Library:

    • University computers are available on the ground and lower ground levels.
    • Public PCs are located on the ground level.

    At the Waite Campus Library:

    • University computers are available for student and staff use.
    • Public PCs are available with a time-out of 60 minutes.

    At the Roseworthy Campus Library:

    • University computers are available for student and staff use.
    • Public PCs are available for walk-in access.
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  • Headphones

    Headphones are available for 3 hour loan - to borrow a pair please visit an Ask Library service point.

  • USBs

    Forget to bring a USB flash drive to the library? No problem! USB flash drives are available for 3 hour loan from all Ask Library service points.

  • Portable disc drives

    Need to play a CD or DVD but your PC / laptop has no disc drive? Portable disc drives that connect via USB drive are available for 3 hour loan from the Ask Library service point located at each library.

  • AV viewing room

    An audio-visual (AV) viewing room is available on Level 2 of the Barr Smith Library to watch videos. Room key and remote controls can be borrowed for 3 hours from the Ask Library service point.

  • Microform viewers for microfilm and microfiche

    Microform viewers and scanners are available in the Barr Smith Library and the Sir John Salmond Law Library. Please note:

    • To view specific microform you will first need to request them via Library Search.
    • Microform viewers can be in high demand during peak times and bookings can be made by contacting Ask Library.
    • Training is available in the use of the microform viewers. Contact Ask Library to arrange training, particularly if you are new to microform.
    • Bring a USB flash drive to save your scans.
  • iPads for eMarking

    iPads for eMarking are available for University staff and postgraduate students to borrow. Learn more...

  • Electronic whiteboard

    Waite and Roseworthy campus libraries have electronic whiteboards available for use in the library. Whiteboard accessories can be borrowed from Ask Library at Roseworthy campus for 3 hour loan.

  • MoCOWS - movable computer with a large screen

    With supersized screens, MoCOWS are great for project work or when you need to get together for a group assignment. MoCOWS are available for use within the Waite and Roseworthy campus libraries.

  • Barr Smith video recording studio

    Located on level 2 of the Barr Smith Library, the Video Recording Studio is run by LEI and is bookable via calendar. Find out more ...