Marvin Library Learning Commons
 
 
 
 
 

Access to Technology in Marvin Library Learning Commons

Computers
Desktop computers are available on each floor for current students who need access to the Academic Computing Environment (ACE) with MyHudsonValley Portal/Blackboard and productivity tools like the Microsoft Office suite. The Computer Learning Center in the lower level includes more than 100 workstations; the adjacent Help Desk is professionally staffed whenever classes are in session. Visit the college's Information Technology Services Web page for more information about accessing student computer systems. There are six public access computers on the first floor. The college's Computer Use Policy defines acceptable use anywhere in the building. Most study spaces include convenient access to power and wireless access for students who bring their own computing devices.

Fax Machine
There is no public fax machine available in the Learning Commons. A fax machine is available in the Viking’s Cove Bookstore, located on the first floor of the Siek Campus Center.

iPad Lending Service
iPads are available for three-hour loan within the building. Read more about the iPad Lending Service.

Media Equipment
The Instructional Media Center, located in the lower level, provides audio-visual playback equipment for use with its media collection.

Microfilm/Microfiche Equipment
Reader/printers are available for paper-based printing from microfilm and microfiche. Printing is free. A special lens for reading and printing from ultrafiche is also available. Request assistance from the Library collections staff on the second floor.

Printing
Networked printing from all Library computers is available. Read the college's student print policy at www.hvcc.edu/student-printing. Visitors may purchase print credits at the kiosk on the first floor.

Photocopiers
Black-and-white photocopiers are available on each floor and the cost per page is 10 cents. A color photocopier is available on the first floor and the cost per page is 20 cents.

Wireless Access
Current students and employees may access the wireless network throughout the building. Read the configuration documentation to get started or visit the Computer Learning Center’s help desk in the lower level for hands-on assistance.

Last modified Aug. 2012