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Available Technology

What technology is available for students in the library? 

Hardware includes:

  • Color printer (Student Kiosk Area)
  • 5 webcams
  • iPhone and Android phone chargers
  • 5 printers
  • 2 copiers
  • 3 scanners (Student Kiosk Area)
  • Free fax sent electronically by Circulation staff (Circulation desk)
  • 5 study rooms (with 1 computer per room)
  • 1 wheelchair accessible computer
  • ​117 student-use computers (open lab area, study rooms, printing kiosk area)
  • 1 Microfilm/Microfiche Reader Machines

 Software includes:

• Adobe Reader
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Paint 3D
• Magnifier
• Notepad
• Windows Media Player


Specialized Software:
• Adobe Master Collection CS6 approx. 20 computers (along the back wall near the restrooms)
• Natural Reader (text-to-speech software with natural sounding voices) installed on study room computers #1-#5 and the wheelchair accessible computer.
 
Anti-Virus Protection
• Open Symantec Endpoint Protection
 
Other Technology:
• MCC offers Wireless Internet Access to currently enrolled students for their personal digital devices.
• 1 patron print-card machine for purchasing a print card and adding funds to the Highlander OneCard and to patron cards for printing.

Print/Copy/Scan


Note: You can deposit cash onto your card at the library.
The machines do not make change.

Poster Printing

Need to print a poster? Here's how it works.

  • For Class assignments only.
  • It's free and the paper is provided.
  • Paper size is 36" wide and you can print in portrait or landscape.
  • Ask one of the technicians at the Circulation Desk to get you started.
  • It prints slowly and there might be others queued up so plan accordingly.
  • Scholar Day posters need to be 48" W by 36" H

You can adjust your slide size by using these steps or the preformatted template found below:

  1. First, open your PowerPoint presentation file
  2. Select the Design tab
  3. Click on Slide Size in the top right of the screen
  4. Select Custom Slide Size
  5. And finally, make sure it reads 48” width by 36” height

Mobile Printing

Register your email:

With Mobile Print, you will be able to email in the document you want to print from any device. After that, you will be able to print to Library Printer 3. To register and use Pharos Mobile Print, you must first follow the easy steps below. Note: You can currently only use this service from on campus, while on the MCC network.

Step 1

Select an email account that you wish to use in order to send documents to print from. Open a new email and send a blank message from your email account to the following email address: pharos@students.mclennan.edu. No subject is needed.

Screenshot of email address.
 

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You are ready to print!

Step 1

Once your email addresses have been registered, they will be associated with your MCC College account, and you will be able to email documents from any of them to be printed from an MCC Pharos Release Station on campus.
 

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Computer Use Policy