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Library and Information Technology, Digital Services, and e-Resources

Computers

The Library provides computer workstations to use for library research .

For help with issues regarding network, login, and printing you may contact the Campus IT help desk via telephone at 905.721.3333, option 1. 

Use the map on the left to locate specific equipment.

Recording equipment

Recording room interior

A recording room equipped with professional quality camera, microphone, two monitors, LED lights is available on the main floor at the North Campus. It is configured to allow simple one button operation. All you need is to bring your USB flash drive (Note: your presentation will record at 720 p and the file will encoded to an MP4 format. One hour recording will use 1.5 GB of storage. It is recommend that you use a USB flash drive with storage space of at least 16GB.)

Book the recording room through the reference desk at the Oshawa Campus Library.

Equipment map - North

Use the following maps to locate equipment at the North Campus Library

Equipment in the Social Science, Humanities, and Education Library (Ontario Tech) is located at the front of the room.

Other equipment

Adaptive technology:

Computers loaded with adaptive software, height adjustable table, LCD monitor, etc. are available in the Assisted Use Carrel room. For more information, refer to our Accessibility Services page.

Collaboration technologies

We have Smartboards and screen sharing technologies on the 3rd floor study rooms of the Oshawa Campus Library.

Smartboards could be used for practicing or developing presentations via SmartNote software. You can borrow laptops with the SmartNote software at the circulation desk.

Screen sharing

We have a configuration that allows up to 4 devices to connect to an appliance wirelessly and show these screens on a touch screen monitor. The device outputs could be rearranged, annotated using a pen or your finger, and the results captured as an image.  More details at the Circulation Desk.

Technology lending

For specifics of various equipment available for loan refer to the links below. 

3D Printing

For information about the Library's 3D printing service, including request form and cost, go to the guide:

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