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Equipment and Facilities

How do I print from my laptop?
DTS has the most up to date printing instructions on their site.

The printers in the library are called 08-201HP9050-A and 08-201HP9050-B. The color printers in the computer lab are 08-318XEROX560-A and 08-318XEROX560-B.

How do I access my P-Drive?
If you can't find your P-Drive, follow the links below:

You will find instructions for both on campus and off campus access.

How do I access Skydrive?

To access your skydrive, go to http://skydrive.live.com. Bookmark this page for easy access in the future. Log into this site with your email credentials.

How do I connect to the WIT wireless network?

If your laptop/device is enabled for wireless connectivity, it should automatically connect to the WIT wireless network. For more information, see Connecting to the Wireless Network.

Do you have a color printer?

No. There are two color printers in the Computer Lab located on the 3rd floor of Beatty Hall. The printer names are 08-318XEROX560-A and 08-318XEROX560-B.

Do you have photocopiers?

Yes. There are two black & white photocopiers and one color photocopier. You need Fenway Cash to use these photocopiers.

Do you have scanners?

There are three scanners.

Where can I find a fax machine?

There is no fax machine in the library. There is a public fax machine at the switchboard.

Can I reserve the program room?

To reserve the program room please call the Reference Desk at 989-4040 (menu #3).

Can I reserve a study room?

The study rooms are available on a first-come first-served basis and cannot be reserved.



Borrowing

How do I get a library card?

Your student ID serves as library card. If you are a transfer student or College of Professional and Continuing Education student, you’ll need to bring your ID to the Circulation Desk and fill out a registration form. New faculty and staff also need to fill out the form.

How do I view my account?

To log in to your account, enter the barcode number on your WIT student ID and your last name.

How do I renew my checked out items?

Log in to your library account, select items you wish to renew, and click "Request Renewal". You can renew items 3 times if no one else is requesting the items.

How do I request an item that is checked out so that I will be notified when it is returned?

Go to the record of the item in the Library Catalog and click on the Make a Request on the right.

If your request is urgent, please contact Circulation Desk at ext. 3040. We will try to recall the item.

How do I request an item from other libraries?

If the item is at one of the FLO libraries, go to the record of the item in the library catalog and click on the Make a Request on the right. Enter the barcode number on your WIT student ID and your last name to log in to your account and select a pickup location.

If the item is not in the library catalog, fill out the interlibrary loan form.

How do I find course reserves?

In the library catalog, go to the Course Reserve tab and search by instructor, department or course. Course reserves are located behind the Circulation Desk.

Where can I find print journals? Can I check them out?

The current issues of journals and magazines are in the Periodical Section. The back issues are kept in closed stacks and you need to request them at the Circulation Desk. All issues of journals and magazines are for use in the library only.

Research

How do I find books?

Search in the Library Catalog.

How do I find articles?

Search in one of the databases. Go to the Research by Subject page and select a subject that best fits your topic. Also see research guides.

How do I access the databases from off-campus?

You will be prompted to log in when you access the databases from off-campus. Use your network login credentials, which are your email ID and password. If you have difficulties accessing resources please call the Reference Desk at 989-4040 (menu #3).

How do I cite sources?

See the citation guide. RefWorks is a citation management tool that allows you to create, search and maintain your own personal citations database as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

How can I suggest a purchase?

Please send us your purchase suggestions. Include as much of the following information as you can as it will help us find exactly what you want.

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