Computing in the Library

Library Information Commons

Computer Availability Map

Location: 2nd Floor, west side, near the Services Desk

Hours of operation: same as Building Hours

  • Demand for our computers is VERY high! You will be asked to move to another location if you use your personal laptop where there is an Information Commons computer.
  • Use of these computers requires a Net ID.
  • Computers are available on a first-come basis and cannot be reserved in advance.
  • The Library is not responsible for personal items left unattended in the library. The UTD police will be called to pick up items left unattended.
  • Disconnecting the library computers could result in receiving a shock and/or damaging the equipment.
  • Files saved to the hard drive will be deleted when the PC is rebooted.
  • Save your work to a USB drive before exiting the computer.
  • Library staff will not install software on personal laptops.


Community User (CU) Workstations

Location: 2nd Floor, near the elevator and across from the Services Desk

Hours of operation: 8am-11pm everyday

  • Library visitors may check out these computers at the Services Desk using a valid government-issued ID.
  • Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • These computers provide access to some of the Library‚Äôs electronic databases, e-journals, and e-books.


See the Computer Policy Page if you have any questions about using the computers in the Library.

Page Last Updated: April 16, 2020