Equipment and Media

Computer and scanner access in Falk Library

  • Windows and MAC computers for patron use are located on both floors of Falk Library
  • A University Computing Account is required to log on to the computers
  • Software availability can be searched and varies by location
  • Book scanner and document feeder scanner available on upper floor
  • Accessible software is available on all computers. Select computers have accessibility hardware.
  • Assistance is available via the upper floor Technology Help Desk

HSLS technology equipment available for borrowing

A Valid Pitt ID needed (Gold Cards excluded) for borrowing.

  • Windows 10 laptops
  • MacBooks
  • Surface Pro tablets
  • Surface Pro stylus pens
  • Virtual Reality headsets (limited to in-library use)
  • HDMI cables
  • Apple, USB-C, and microUSB charging cords
  • Laptop charging cords and battery packs
  • Mac charging cords and display adapters
  • Headphones
  • Computer mice
  • Light Therapy Boxes (limited to 1.5 hour borrowing)
  • Flash drives (available for overnight borrowing)

Equipment Borrowing Limits

  • Borrowed equipment may be used outside Falk Library.
  • Borrowing period is 4 hours for all equipment except where noted.
  • Renew equipment through your Pitt account in PittCat or through the HSLS online form . Most equipment can be renewed for an additional 4 hours.
  • All equipment must be returned before the library closes.