Technology

Computers and Printing

Computers for access to HOLLIS, other library resources, and email are located next to the circulation desk on the first floor, on the ground floor, lower level, and in the Houghton Reference Room on the second floor. Stand-up kiosks have Internet access only, but all other computers have Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Wireless network access is available on all floors. Network jacks are located throughout the library. For information on connecting to the wireless network at HDS, see Wireless Networking and Printing from the HDS Office of Information Technology and Media Services.

For full-service library computers and wireless network-connected computers, the printer is located on the second floor; fees ($0.07 per page) are paid through Crimson Cash. Value may be added to a Harvard ID card or Crimson Cash card by credit card on the Crimson Cash website or at Crimson Cash VTS machines at other University locations. For information on printing through the wireless network at HDS, see Wireless Networking and Printing from the HDS Office of Information Technology and Media Services.

The Student PC Lab, including printers, (available only to HDS students) is located on the lower level of the library. Limited printing of citations is available in the Houghton Reference Room on the second floor.

To report problems with library computers, please contact the HDS Help Desk at 617.496.9111 or hdshelp@hds.harvard.edu.

Photocopying

Photocopiers are located on the ground, first, and second levels. Copiers accept Crimson Cash cards, and Harvard IDs with Crimson Cash value added. Copies are $0.07 per page, using Crimson Cash. Crimson Cash cards are available for purchase at the circulation desk. Value may be added to a Harvard ID card or a Crimson Cash card by credit card on the Crimson Cash website or at Crimson Cash VTS machines at other University locations.

Microfilm and Microfiche

Most of the microfilm and microfiche collections and readers are located in the room next to the reference desk on the second floor. Access to the collections and readers are self-service and available whenever the library is open. Assistance is available from reference and circulation staff. Printers are attached to three readers; printing costs are $0.10 per page, payable by cash or check at the circulation desk. Digital copies may be made on a USB flash drive or CD by using the computer and the first reader on the left.