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Technology In the Library: Library Technology

Presents additional information about student websites and technology tools.

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The usage of various Library tools has been elaborated in the order below:

 

How To use: Library Printer

 HOW TO PRINT IN THE LIBRARY WITH THE NEW PHAROS CLOUD SYSTEM

 

  • Select your Document to print. Click Print.
  • Change the settings of the print job accordingly (For example, if you want to print one side or double side).
  • Select the Printer (Pioneer Printer BW, Pioneer Printer Color) and click Print.
  • The pop-up message shows up.
  • Enter your NETID as the job name in the dialog box.
  • Password is optional.
  • Go to the printer station where you want to pick-up your print job (The new Pharos system allows you to pick-up ANYWHERE on campus).
  • Swipe your Bay Card OR enter your netID and password.
  • If this is your first time using PHAROS, tap on the screen to register your card with your netID and netID password.
  • Select your document from the job list and press Print.
  • Remember to LOG OFF! (lower right hand corner of the screen).

For more information, please watch the following video, (no audio).

How to Print using Pharos

 

How to use: Library Scanner

The Scanners are present in the Learning Commons Department in the Library. There are a total of 3 Scanners that are available. To use the scanner the student must visit the "Learning Commons Student Help desk". The "student assistant" at the help desk will assign a scanner. 



Wireless Network Setup

California state University, East bay has two wifi connections as below:

  • CSUEB: Used by students(Note: Net.id and password are necessary to login).
  • CSUEB-guest

Loaner Laptop Program

Determination of Eligibility

A.  Financial Aid Students

It is not necessary for students to apply for admission to the Loaner Laptop Program.  The screening of eligibility is done through the Financial Aid office and is based on the following criteria:

  • is an undergraduate financial aid student who is carrying a minimum of 12 units
  • the student has maxed out his or her traditional avenues of financial aid
  • the student has an expected family contribution of $0.00   

An eligibility email is sent to the horizon email id of the students around the first week of classes.

B. Other Students

The Student Loaner Laptop Program is intended for academic use by pre-approved application.  Please use this form to submit your application.  Approved students will be notified by email.

Checkout Procedure

Laptops are checked out on a first-come first-served basis.  If you have received an eligibility email during the first week of each quarter, call 510-885-4152 to setup an pick-up appointment.

On the day of appointment, come to the Learning Commons (located in the Lower Mall of the Library) along with a copy of the email that you have received and a CSUEB ID (BayCard).