Computers and equipment

Please note

We are practising social distancing in the Library. Please avoid close contact with other people - try to stay 1.5m away. Some computers have been made unavailable to comply with social distancing guidelines. Your help is appreciated.

Computers in the library

There are student computer labs located in each of the libraries, including a 24 hour lab on Level 2 of Gardens Point Library. Library opening hours vary so please check our opening hours page to plan your visit. There are many other faculty, central and 24 hour computer labs available.

Quick search and public access

Most levels also provide Quick search / Public access computers.

Provides access to: Library student computer labs Quick search / Public access computers
Web browsing Yes Yes Internet outside QUT is not available to the general public
Library Search Yes Yes
Printing Yes No
Library databases Yes Yes Members of the general public can access a limited selection of databases.
Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) Yes Readers only (i.e. no editing)
Adobe Acrobat reader for PDF documents Yes Yes
Playing CDs and DVDs Yes No
Reading and writing to USB and CD/DVD drive Yes No
Headphones You must supply your own headphones You must supply your own headphones

Printing, copying and scanning

Self-service printing, photocopying and scanning stations are located in all branch libraries.

Printing from a campus computer
Printing from Blackboard or a personal device
Members of the public - printing, copying and scanning

Microform scanning facilities are available in the course reserve/holds area on V Block Level 4, Gardens Point campus.

Audiovisual and multimedia equipment

Equipment for viewing and listening to audiovisual material such as videos, CDs and DVDs, is available in all the branch libraries. Portable DVD players are also available for loan from the Kelvin Grove Library. You must supply your own headphones.