Computers and software

Computers and software

K-State Libraries has a variety of computers and software for visitors to use. Users must sign in to PC computers with their K-State eID and password. Mac computers do not require users to sign in.

Where to find computers

Hale Library
  • First floor: eight PC computers
  • Second floor: 87 PC computers, 12 Macs, 27 hub monitors
  • Third floor: 12 PC computers
  • Fourth floor: 18 PC computers

The Sunderland Foundation Innovation Lab offers additional computers.

Math/Physics Library
  • Four PC computers
Paul Weigel Library of Architecture, Planning and Design
  • Five PC computers and one Mac

Check with the K-State Salina Library and the Veterinary Medical Library to learn more about their available computers.


Library computers come with various software, depending on whether you are using a Mac or PC.

View a full list of available software.

Tips for using library computers

  • Save your work often to an external storage device, such as a USB flash drive. Computer software removes all internally stored data after 30 minutes of inactivity.
  • Don’t leave your property unattended while using computers.
  • Sign out of both the computer and the print station when you are done.

Help and support

For assistance, or to report equipment problems, contact the IT Help Desk. You can report violations of lab policies to

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