Public Access Computers

  • Public Computers Available in all libraries, these computers provide basic internet access and the tools to view library resources.

  • Library Access for Users with Disabilities - Details covering all aspects of library services for users with disabilities.

  • Loanable Technology at Undergraduate Library - Laptops, calculators, digital cameras,  gaming systems, camcorders, GPS's, tablets, and other equipment available for checkout at at the Circulation desk of the Undergraduate Library, located just inside the entrance to the upper level.

Specialized Technology

  • Media Commons - Offers technology for video production, gaming, media editing, mobile prototyping, and more.
  • Scholarly Commons - Resources, software, and expert consultations for data analysis, digitization, copyright, usability, and scholarly communication.

Wireless Computing

Preferred Connections

  • IllinoisNet Secure Wireless (CITES) - This page provides information about and links to instructions for IllinoisNet, the campus WPA2-secured wireless network.

  • UI Public Wireless (CITES) - Visitors who have no affiliation with the University can connect to the Internet through this service while on campus.

Legacy Connections

  • UIUCnet Wireless FAQ (CITES) - This page answers frequently-asked questions that are specific to wireless technology in general and to UIUCnet Wireless in specific.

  • UIUCnet Wireless Access Locations (CITES) - Information on where wireless internet access is available throughout campus.

  • UIUCnet QuickConnect (CITES) - No software to download! New connection provided by CITES allows for authentication without the VPN client.


  • Library IT FAQs - Links and answers to questions for public printing, scanning, print quotas, and more.
  • Ask a Librarian - Ask a question and get an immediate response from reference staff in the Undergraduate Library or Reference Library during scheduled hours of operation.

  • CITES Help Desk - Offers free advice as well as fee based consulting on personal computer and network account issues.

Printing at the Library

  • In addition to standard black & white printing, color printing is available at the following units: ACES, Art and Architecture, Grainger, Main Library Circulation, Undergrad, and Vet Med.  The Undergraduate Library also offers 11x17 printing.

  • Print Release Stations - How to print with the new print release stations.

    Printing Refund - Have a problem with a print job?  

  • Printing Help - How to report a problem and more information about PaperCut

  • Printing from Your Laptop - Instructions for printing from personal computers to conveniently located printers throughout the library system.

Public Copying and Scanning