There are over 20 Internet connected computers and laptops in the library. Most computers in the Library require users to log-in using their username and password. Kennedy University Hospital staff, affiliated users, and public users please go to the circulation desk for assistance in accessing computers.
Installed software programs include computer-assisted instruction software, Microsoft Office applications, SPSS, and the full Adobe Acrobat suite. In addition Rowan users can access programs mounted on the Rowan Cloud which includes applications such as Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Visual Studio, and other useful programs.
It is not possible to change programs on the hard drives or load new software onto library computers. Personal files must be saved to writable CDs, flash drives, uploaded to cloud storage, or attached to emails. CDs may be purchased at the Circulation Desk for $2.00. Unauthorized files and documents are deleted from Library computers and laptops on a regular basis.
The Library strives to provide a secure and virus-free computing environment. The Library staff is not responsible for damage to or loss of documents, programs CDs, or flash drives used in the Library. Portable storage device, such as flash drives, used on any Rowan University computer or laptop will have encryption software automatically installed on your portable storage device. For more information please see the Rowan IRT page on Portable Storage Encryption.
RowanSOM and GSBS students can print to a printer located in the library's Computer Lab using their print quota. Other users can print to a printer that uses a pay for print system using a copycard purchased in the library. Printing cost is 10¢ per page using the pay for print system.
There are 2 scanners in the Library, 1 of them located in the Computer Lab, and the other located on the main floor of the library has a document feeder.
Computers in the Computer Lab may only be used by students, faculty and staff of Rowan University, RowanSOM and its healthcare affiliates and alumni, and the staff of Kennedy University Hospital. Users are required to present valid identification upon request.