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San Diego City College Library: Computers in the LRC

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Computers in the LRC

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Library Computers (Entrance Level): 70 workstations

  • Pick a computer in the room.
  • Log in at the computer screen:
    • Username is your CSID.
    • Password is your  8-digit birthdate (MMDDYYYY).

ILC Computer Labs (Lower Level, R105-107): 120+ workstations

  • Log in with your CSID card/number at stand-up workstation at lab entrance.
  • Pick a computer in the room.
  • Log in at the computer screen:
    • Username is your CSID.
    • Password is your  8-digit birthdate (MMDDYYYY).

CitySITE Computer Lab (R-101): Faculty only

  • Pick a computer in the room.
  • Log in at the computer screen:
    • Username/Password combo is the same as for your office computer.

 

The Library has 70 computers on its main floor for use by currently-enrolled students. Library computers have the following software available:

  • Internet access for research needs, including books and databases.
  • 2010 Microsoft Office for word processing projects.
  • Printing system for printing out documents.

The Independent Learning Center (ILC) has 120 computers for use by currently-enrolled students. ILC computers have the following software available: 

CitySITE has 15 computers for use by faculty only. These computers have the following software available:

  • Internet access.
  • 2010 Microsoft Office.
  • Printing system for printing out documents.
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LRC Computer Use Policy

The most important reason the following policy is in place is to ensure that students have a place to do their academic work. Non-compliance may result in privileges being revoked. 

  • Computer use is a privilege limited to currently-enrolled SDCCD students for school-related business or academic purposes only.
  • You may be asked to show your current SDCCD ID card as proof of eligible status to use the computers.
  • Computers are monitored by LRC staff.
  • All LRC computers provide Internet access and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). More software titles may be found in the ILC (see full listing).

These guidelines are based on policies listed in the City College Catalog (2011-2012, p. 39) and on SDCCD Board Policies 6100 (Web Policy) and 0530-2.3 (Use of District Equipment). 

Remote Access Guidelines

Access to Library Resources from Off-Campus Locations

How the login system works: You are automatically eligible only if you are currently taking a class or teaching a class.

  • Students: When you click on a database link or an e-book, you will be prompted for your CSID number and last name. Type in your last name exactly the way you are registered for classes (usually how it appears on your CSID card). You must be currently taking at least one City College class and have fully paid your tuition and fees in order to log in. If you are having problems with your login, please email citylib@sdccd.edu and include your full name and CSID number.
  • Staff: You are not automatically added to the system from ISIS. To request a login, or if you are having problems logging in, email citylib@sdccd.edu and include your full name, department, and employee (CSID) number.
  • Faculty: You are automatically added to the system from ISIS if you are teaching in the current semester/session. If your status is different, or you are having problems with your login, please email citylib@sdccd.edu and include your full name, department, and employee (CSID) number.

Common issues: 

  • Some databases require that your browser be set to accept all cookies.
  • Security software may interfere with a database's user authentication protocol. You may have to temporarily disable it in order to connect to a database.

Wireless Access

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Computing: Related Resources

More information about Computing in the LRC:

How to Get Technical Help

What LRC personnel can help you do:

  • access the Internet
  • use basic MS Office functions
  • access your online course
  • print a document
  • scan an image

What other offices on campus can help you do:

Help is not available for personal mobile devices.

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