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Library Computing Services

Library Computer Use Policy

  1. You must be a currently enrolled student with an ACE account to use the computer workstations.
  2. No personal software can be installed.
  3. Preference will be given to students who use the computers for course assignments; students engaging in non-academic activities may be asked to give up their seat when students are waiting to use computers for academic assignments.
  4. Viewing offensive or pornographic materials is prohibited.
  5. Anyone found violating these policies will be asked to leave, and repeat violators may lose their privilege to use library computers. Students who damage equipment may face disciplinary, civil, or criminal action.
  6. If you have any questions or concerns, or need to report a violation, please talk to a librarian at the Research Help Desk or to staff at the Circulation Desk or to a Cadet in the library.

ACE Login Information

For questions regarding ACE, click on the link below http://www.elac.edu/collegeservices/it/ace/faq.htm 

Express Workstations (1st and 2nd floor)

There are 16 express workstations available for use.
The computers are restricted primarily to quick use purposes. 

Open Lab Workstations

There are 137 workstations available for use.

Software Installed on Library Computers

  • Microsoft Office
    • MS Word
    • MS Excel
    • MS PowerPoint
    • MS Outlook
    • MS Access
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Adobe Reader
  • GoPrint Account Management

ADA Workstations

One dedicated ADA station is available for use by students with disabilities.
A document enhancer (Alladin) is also available for use.
A dedicated ADA GoPrint printer (B/W) is available for printing.

Community Computers

The library has 3 computers principally available for community users (non-students) for a maximum of one hour.  However, new students without IDs or students needing to use scanners or DVD players may sign up to use a community computer.

Sign up at circulation desk with a driver's license or a government issued ID is required at the time of sign up.

No personal software can be installed.

Viewing offensive or pornographic materials is prohibited.

Anyone found violating these policies will be asked to leave, and repeat violators may lose their privilege to use library computers. Students who damage equipment may face disciplinary, civil, or criminal action.

If you have any questions or concerns, or need to report a violation, please talk to a librarian at the Research Help Desk or to staff at the Circulation Desk or to a Cadet in the library.

Printing documents

To print, send document to the GoPrint release station located inside the Print Center.
To print from the express stations, send your print job to the express GoPrint release station.
Make sure you have enough funds in your student account prior to printing.
To add funds to you student account, use the GoPrint add value machines available in the library.
Charge for printing from the lab computers: 5 cents (Black and white), 25 cents (Color).
Charge for printing from the community computers:  5 cents (Black and white).

Wireless Printing

To print documents from a portable device (laptop), click on the link below for instructions http://www.elac.edu/departments/library/QCIWIFI/QCIWIFI.pdf
Charge for printing:  5 cents (Black and white).

Document Scanners and DVD Players

Three flatbed document scanners and DVD players are available for use in the community computer area. 
Sign up at the circulation desk to use this hardware.
Priority would go to the library user needing to use the scanner.

LACC District Computer Use Policies

To view the "Use of District and College Computing Facilities" policy, go to http://www.laccd.edu/admin_regs/documents/BRegs/B-27.doc.
To view the "Network Security Policy," go to http://www.laccd.edu/admin_regs/documents/BRegs/B-28.doc.

Wi-Fi Wireless Access

The East Los Angeles College and the library provide wireless access to students, faculty, and staff. This service provides wireless data network access for mobile computing devices such as laptops and smartphones.
For more information, click on the following link:
http://www.elac.edu/collegeservices/it/index.asp?links=network_wireless.htm
. For wireless setup assistance, speak to the Instructional Assistant, IT person available in the library, or click here for wireless setup instructions.

Saving documents

Save your work frequently to prevent losing data in the event of a power outage or computer malfunction.
Do not save documents on the computer hard drive. Files are wiped out after computer restarts.
Save your work on a USB flash drive or student network drive "S" (For student computer only).

Audio/Headphones

All library computers are set on mute.
Headphones may be available for check out at circulation desk.

 



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