During the 24-hour extended access times, please be aware:
- The second and third floors will close at 2 AM
- Only the first floor will remain open through 8 AM
- Card swipe access only during extended hours; please bring your Salve ID to enter after 10 PM!
Are there quiet areas in the library?
Yes! The library as a whole is fairly quiet but --
- The 3rd floor is the silent study floor. Please be considerate!
- Computer Lab 006 (Garden Level) is designated as an extra quiet study area during finals.
- Please do group work on the first or second floor.
Of course! Groups can meet in the following study areas:
- Room 204: Whiteboard*, desktop PC computer with scanner, iMac computer with Blue Yeti microphone, television with DVD/VCR.
- Room 217: 46" plasma TV display with Cable TV, dedicated networked PC (attached to display), laptop hookups for the display, DVD/VCR player, conference-style table with access to power ports for laptop use, whiteboard(magnetic)*.
- Room 306: Whiteboard (magnetic)*, desktop PC computer, iMac computer with Blue Yeti microphone, television with DVD/VCR.
- Room 317: Desktop PC computer, iMac computer with Blue Yeti microphone, whiteboard*.
- Electronic Classroom 106: Seating with computers for up to 22 students. Teacher station with projector & SmartBoard, DVD/VHS players. Note: This room becomes the "quiet area" after 2:00 a.m.
All study rooms can accommodate about 8 people comfortably, and can accommodate up to 12 with additional chairs.
Study rooms can be booked for a maximum of 3 consecutive hours ONLINE. If a study room is not reserved then they are available on a first-come-first-serve basis, but we will give priority to groups of three or more students.
For larger groups (8 or more), advanced reservation of the Electronic Classroom 106 can be made at the information desk in the library or by calling (401) 341-2289.
Where are the scanners and printers located?
- First (main floor): 2
- Second floor: 1
- Third floor: 1
- University Computer Labs (UCL) (Garden Level): 2
- Print in black & white and color.
- Double-sided (duplex) printing
- Scan to email feature
- Printing from Salve laptops over the wireless network (students only). Please loginto MySalve and select "My Printing" from the left sidebar to download the print drivers needed for laptop printing (PC & Mac).
- Black & White printing costs .10¢ per side of page;
- Color printing costs .25¢ per side of page
Students, faculty, and staff need their Salve IDs to copy, print, and scan.
Extra scanners available:
- 1st floor: 1 HP scanner attached to a PC and 1 Epson scanner attached to a Mac.
- Room 204: 1 HP scanner attached to a PC
The library has a number of gadgets and items for purchase or check-out! Just go to the front Circulation desk (1st FL) and bring your Salve ID. Here's the list of items we currently have available:
I need specialized software; where can I find it?
Some library computers have duplicates of the software found in Computer Labs 005 and 006. Here's where they are in the library and the extra software that is installed:
Table of 4 PC computers outside of Classroom 106:
Pod of 4 PC computers at the rear of the "blue" Learning Commons side (1st FL):
Also, all of our Mac computers are duplicates of those in the Mac Labs (Antone).
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