Reading Room

Technology and Equipment

WiFi

WiFi

Computers

Computers

  • Desktop computers are available in the reference area on the main floor of the library.
  • MSU users can use their NetID to log in to these computers. For more information (including computer availability, visit the IT Public Computing Lab and Laptop Lending page.
  • A limited number of desktop computers are also available for visitors. Visitors can bring a current photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, passport, student/employee ID) to Laptop Lending. A lab assistant will note the visitors’ information (first and last name, ID #) and then bring visitors to the reference area to log them in with a guest account.
Printers

Printers

  • The printing lab is on the main level of the library in room 132, near the elevator.
  • For more information regarding printing please visit Printing on Campus (Students)
Laptop Lending

Laptop Lending

  • IT provides laptop computers to borrow for use in the Library with a Montclair State ID card.
  • Laptops may be checked out for four hours (with the possibility of renewal if laptops are available) from the laptop lending lab in room 132 on the main level of the library, near the elevator.
  • Print jobs may be sent to the printing lab and may be picked up there.
Scanners

Scanners

  • Scanning is free and does not require a Montclair State ID card.
  • Scanners can be found near the Access Services Desk and in the Reference Area on the main level of the library.
Microform Reader/Scanners

Microform Reader/Scanners

  • Microform readers/scanners are available to scan pages from microfilm and microfiche on the lower level of the library.
  • For students, microform copies cost 10 cents per page. The scanner service for microfilm/fiche is free.
  • Faculty, staff and doctoral students may request microform items to be copied for them by completing the Article Request Form. (No charge for three articles or 50 pages per week).
  • Major Microfilm and Microfiche Collections
  • For more information regarding microform readers/scanners, please contact Multimedia Services at 973-655-5119.
DVD, CD, VCR and Record Players (LPs)

DVD, CD, VCR and Record Players (LPs)

  • The Viewing Rooms are equipped with DVDs, VCRs and video monitors/televisions.
  • The Listening Rooms have equipment for listening to CDs, audio-cassettes and records (LPs).

Reserve a Media Room

  • Multimedia Services has audio-cassette players, headphones and calculators available for use in the Library.
  • Multimedia Services has Sony DVD players and external USB DVD players/drive (can be checked out.)
Photocopiers

Photocopiers

  • The library has two photocopiers – one black and white copier and one color copier.
  • Both machines are located just inside the Reference room, near the main entrance.
  • The machines accept coins, bills and Red Hawk Dollars only.
Group Video Conferencing

Group Video Conferencing

  • The library has Polycom cameras and Sony 4K 65 inch flat screens located in the three Collaborative Spaces in Multimedia Services which can be used with Zoom or other video conferencing applications.

Reserve a Collaborative Space

Musical Keyboard

Musical Keyboard

  • All MSU faculty, students, and staff with a University ID can borrow a Yamaha Portable Grand Keyboard to play music at home/dormitory or use it in one of the specially designed sound proof listening rooms. Library users can check out the keyboard by visiting the Access Services during operating hours.
  • For more information call 973-655-4288.