Holy Spirit Library is pleased to offer the Cabrini community access to current technology for research, collaboration, and personal use. The library provides more than forty network computers to access Cavalog and electronic books, databases, ejournals, Internet, and Microsoft Office applications. The majority of library computers are connected to network printers. To access the library computers students, faculty, and staff need a valid Cabrini username and password.
On the main level, twenty computers are available in the library’s Information Commons. In addition, four computers that do not require authentication are available for email quick internet access.
On the lower level, the library’s Information Literacy Instruction Lab provides an environment for librarians to offer course-integrated information literacy instruction. The lab houses 22 network computers, a Sympodium, and DVD/VHS player. These computers are available for the Cabrini community to use when information literacy instruction is not in session.
Tablets and Laptops
A number of iPads and Surfaces are available for students to borrow for a seven-day loan period.
- Many apps are already downloaded on the tablets. Students are welcome to download apps, but all content is erased once the tablet is returned to the library.
- Tablets may be renewed once and a tablet late fee is incurred if it is not returned on time.
Ten laptop computers are available for for in-building use. These computers are equipped with Microsoft Office applications and connect to the library’s wireless network.
Printing and Scanning
The majority of library computers are connected to network printers. Students can check their print usage at cabrini.edu/paper. A color printer and two scanners are available on the main floor.
Saving Files to Library Computers
Saving documents on the desktop of library computers is prohibited, as ITR cannot ensure the proper storage of these files. Cabrini affiliates and encourages the use of their network space or to use a USB thumbdrive.