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Access to computers & software

Andruss Library has over 250 desktop computers* with standard Microsoft Office software as well as over 20 laptops that can be checked out for use within the Library.

Who has access to the library's computers and how?

  • Faculty, staff, and students log onto computers using their HuskyID username and password. 
  • Pennsylvania residents log on using their first and last name as the username (john.doe) and their 14-digit library number as their password.

*A computer in each lobby area by the elevators is reserved for searching the Library catalog (PILOT).This computer does not require a username/password and is limited to certain university and government websites. Printing is NOT available from these computers.

Specialized Software & RemoteApp

Where are they located?

  • Specialized software required for classes is loaded on specialized computers on the 3rd floor.
  • Additional specialized software is also accessible from University computers, using the RemoteApp, information here.

More information about the wireless network and wireless printing

Technology Tutorials

  • Lynda.com
    Over 1,500 courses and 85,000 individual online video tutorials on common and specialized software applications. Also accessible via mobile devices. Instructions on how to use are available here. Lynda.com
  • Computer Competencies
    This 20-minute tutorial walks you through the most frequently used computer tasks that you will need to know while at Bloomsburg University. Jump to the section you need: Your Computer, Online Savvy, Bloomsburg Technology Support, Microsoft Word, Introduction to PowerPoint, Excel, Additional Information (HELP! I can't find my document!) & Bloomsburg Help

Links

Need help with your computer or laptop? Come to the 1st floor desk in the Library where a Lab Consultant can help you, or call 570-389-5559.

Other helpful info:

  • LabStats
    This displays HP Computers (only!) in the Library and Kehr Union that are available and occupied
  • P Drive (network drive)
    Information on the personal network space for all BU community members. The P drive has 2.5GB of space and is web accessible.
  • Registering Laptop
    This page automatically comes up when you try to open a web site in your web browser on the computer/device you wish to register.
  • RemoteApp
    Access a variety of specialized software programs licensed on campus through Remote App by following the instructions on this page. See a list of the available software on this page, too.
  • Reset /Change Password
    This page is for students with an active Husky ID.
  • Residential Computing
    This office provides computer and technology support for students who live in the residence halls. Visit their website for locations and hours
  • Saving your work
    Important advice on how not to lose your work
  • Student Technology Support
    Important information for students on computing, printing, and more at BU.
  • Wireless Network
    Information on the 2 wireless networks on campus:bloomu (only for faculty/staff/students) and bloomu-guest (only for guests).
  • Wireless Printing
    Instructions for how to print from your laptop.
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