Brandel Library

Technology in the Library

Computers

Use your North Park username and password to log in to any of the computers in the library. Guests who want to use computers may ask a librarian to log them in.

See IT's wiki for a list of software available in each lab.

MacBook Airs

The library has laptops available for loan. Check one out from the circulation desk with your North Park ID.

Basement Lab

The group study area on the lower level has both Macs and PCs.

First Floor PCs

There are eight PCs in the lobby. These are the only computers available to guest patrons.

Printing and Copying

Printing

Printing from the library's computers uses the campus-wide PaperCut system. To print to our printers from your own computer, log in to your PaperCut account and select "Web Print." You may also add more funds to your account via PaperCut. Guest patrons are not able to print.

Photocopying

There is a color photocopier in the copy room (Brandel 121) and a grayscale copier on the lower level. Photocopies are $0.10/page for grayscale, $0.25/page for color. Scan your North Park ID to pay for copies. Guests patrons are not able to photocopy.

Scanning

There are two scanners in the copy room (Brandel 121). Scanning is free to both North Parkers and guests.

Large Format Printing

An Epson SureColor 8000 is available to North Park faculty, staff, and students in the lower level Media Studio (Brandel 008). It prints high quality images on matte or glossy paper, ideal for posters, photos, and graphic design prints. Printing costs $3/square foot of paper used (see price chart for more details). Make an appointment with Jay Weichun to use this printer.

Media Production Services

The library offers equipment, space, and support for North Parkers creating content for classes, student activities, or their own creative endeavors.

Equipment

iMac Lab

The eight 27" iMacs in the lower level are equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud and LightRoom.

Audio Recording Sound Booth

The Whisper Room SE 2000 sound isolation booth provides a quiet environment for recording audio.

Large Format Printer

The Epson SureColor 8000 prints high quality images on matte or glossy paper, ideal for posters, photos, and graphic design prints.

Green Screen

Used for visual effects and backgrounds in video production.

Space

The Media Studio (Brandel 008) is a multipurpose space with four-point lighting, interchangeable desks, tables, and seating, and various lighting and audio equipment. Capacity for the space is 35 people. Authorized users can reserve the space.

Support

Make an appointment for help on your digital projects with Jay Weichun, Media Studio Manager.

Loanable Technology

Item Loan Period Additional Information
Cell Phone Chargers 6 hours* Details and Availability
Headphones 6 hours* Details and Availability
Laptops (MacBook Air) 6 hours* Details and Availability; Manual
i-Clicker 1 day** Details and Availability; Manual
Apple SuperDrives 3 days Details and Availability; Manual
Digital Camera 3 days Details and Availability; Manual
PowerPoint Clickers 3 days Details and Availability; Manual
Tripods 3 days Manfrotto MKC3-H01: Details and Availability; Manual
Sony VCT-R640: Details and Availability; Manual
Thunderbolt HDMI Adaptor 3 days Details and Availability; Manual
Video Camera 3 days Details and Availability; Manual
TI-84 plus graphing calculator 6 hours* Details and Availability
Handheld Calculator 6 hours* Details and Availability
  • *Item may only be used in the library.
  • **Only available to faculty and staff.

Low-Vision Room

We have assistive technology available for people with visual impairments. Check out a key from the circulation desk.

Brandel Library, 5114 N. Christiana Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 | 773.244.5580773.244.5580 | library@northpark.edu