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Library Introduction for First-Generation Students

This guide will introduce you to all of the services available to you at WSU Libraries!

Laptop Rental

WSU students can checkout a laptop for free for four hours at a time. These laptops may be taken outside of the library. Just show your WSU ID at the circulation desk. If your account is in good standing, you will be able to rent a laptop!

Learn more about laptop rentals.

drawing of a laptop

Computers and Printers

Holland and Terrell Libraries has numerous computers for unlimited, public use in the area near the reference desk. These computers are equipped with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and the Internet, in addition to other programs. 

To print something from the computer, you will need money loaded onto your Cougar Card. Learn how to reload your card both online and in person. Some things to keep in mind:

  • Printing and copying costs 10 cents per page for BLACK AND WHITE, 50 cents per page for COLOR.
  • You can also print at Cougar Copies, in the student union (CUB). It is only 7 cents per page.

photo of Terrell Library computer area

Dimensions Computer Lab

Located on the first floor of Holland/Terrell Libraries, the Dimensions Lab offers eight Windows and four Macintosh computers, all with large monitors. These computers offer the ability to perform more intensive computer projects in the engineering, computer sciences, physics, and graphic design. Software includes:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
  • ArcGIS

The lab also houses an Oculus Rift virtual reality machine and several accompanying programs.

The lab also has a scanner.

The Dimensions Lab is free for any WSU student, faculty, or staff member, or member of the public. The hours are as follows:

  • Sunday 10am-10pm
  • Monday-Thursday 7:30am-10pm
  • Friday 7:30am-7pm
  • Saturday 10am-7:30pm

photo of Dimensions Lab

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