Computers: There are many computers on the 1st floor, 2nd floor, and Concourse Level of the library.
Wi-Fi: The Graduate Center has two wireless networks: GCcommunity (log in with GC network account credentials) and GCguest (just enter your email address). All library resources are available on the wi-fi networks.
Printing: Graduate Center students, faculty, and staff receive free, unlimited printing. Printing can be initiated from library computers or from any web-enabled device. Non-GC users may print from library computers to the Guest Printer for 15 cents per page. See the "Printing" box on the right for more information.
Scanners: Flatbed book scanners and a KIC bookeye (overhead) scanner are located near the reference desk on 2nd floor. Patrons may save scans to USB drives or email the file directly from the scanning workstation.
Software: See the "Software" box below.
Microform/film/fiche: Readers are available on 2nd floor near reference desk for free scanning to PDF. PDFs may be saved on a USB drive or e-mailed.
Photocopies: A color/B&W copy machine available on the 2nd floor requires a reusable copy card ($1.00) and costs 15 cents per page. Free scanning (see above) is available as an alternative.
Piano keyboard: A piano-like keyboard is available for use on the 2nd floor (in the study room with glass windows). Headphones must be used while playing the keyboard, to avoid disturbing other library users. Headphones are available for borrowing at the Circulation Desk (1st Floor).
Policies: See CUNY's Policy on Acceptable User of Computer Resources.
The following software applications are available at the GC and are set up to be used with the operating systems indicated:
For the most up-to-date software availability, including applications that are available in specific locations only, see IT's list of software.
For answers to other questions about software or information technology (e.g., Blackboard, CUNYfirst, telecommunications, survey tools, etc.), please consult IT’s Frequently Asked Questions or contact IT Services at email@example.com.
There are several assistive technologies available in the Graduate Center Library and elsewhere in the GC, including JAWS, Kurzweil 1000/3000, and Zoomtext. For full information about these offerings, contact Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 817-7400.