Alden Learning Commons

The Alden Learning Commons, located in the lower level of Farley Library, offers new and expanded technology with a cozy and collaborative learning environment. It is open 24/7 with after hours access via the South Street swipe card entrance, and includes:

  • 4 group study rooms with widescreen computers and flat-screen televisions
  • 4 diner-style group study areas with widescreen computers
  • 16 small group/individual study bays with widescreen computers
  • 4 printers and 2 scanners located throughout the Commons.
  • 1 black and white copier, $.10 per copy

The group study rooms are usually available on a first-come, first served basis, but may also be reserved for the current week by visiting the circulation desk at the library.

First Floor Computer Lab

  • 29 computers running both Mac OS X and Windows 7, 1 accessible to wheelchair users
  • 2 black and white GreenPrint printers
  • 1 color GreenPrint printer
  • 2 color scanners (8.5" x 11.7"), 1 accessible to wheelchair users
  • 2 black and white photocopiers, $.10 per copy
  • 3 VHS players with monitors
  • 1 DVD player with monitor (all library computers and laptops can play DVDs)
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader

Other Library Technology

Fax Machine

The library fax machine is available for students to use at no charge. It is located in the Technical Services department on the second floor of the Library, which is open from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday.

Circulating Library Technology for In-Library Use

Ask about borrowing these items for use in the Library at the Circulation Desk. A valid Wilkes ID is required.

  • iPads 
  • Headphones
  • MacBook laptops
  • Cell phone chargers
  • Cell phone tripod stands
  • External drive (for CDs and DVDs) Windows Only

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