Use this page for self service, “do it yourself,” topics or to connect directly to library staff with your questions, during regular Library Hours.

Questions

Online Help from Library Staff

away from campus

Library Spaces

  • The library is open to current Mac ID card holders. Please scan in at the entrance.
  • We are following the expectations set through the campus Community Commitment to keep each other safe, including the Face Coverings Policy.
  • Library maps to find your way around the library
  • Reserve a space: group study rooms or a room for an event.
  • The Idea Lab is a maker space for hands-on creating to tackle problems and to share and learn from each other.
  • Digital Resource Center (DRC) is in the Lower Level of the library. In addition to help with questions related to academic technology and class projects, you can find multi-media editing software, 3D printing, and more.
  • For alumni, retired faculty/staff, and neighbor library card holders: We are unable to provide library lending services to alumni, retired faculty/staff, and neighbors at this time. We will, however, extend borrowing privileges to alumni and neighbors an additional year, after campus fully opens.

Tech and Printing

Technology and Printing/Scanning

  • Use TechCheckout to browse and reserve equipment such as dongles, microphones, speakers, cameras, etc. Checkout in the Digital Resource Center, library lower level.
  • Information Technology Services Help Desk (ITS) is located in the Humanities building and can be reached remotely. You can get a quick response by sending your question to the ITS Help Desk email: helpdesk@macalester.edu
  • The library has a multifunctional devices, on the Lower Level and Level 1, for printing and scanning (scans sent via email) Use uniFLOW: Print Services Information