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Library Technology Services

The University Library building is closed until further notice. See what remote/alternative services are available below!

Connect to a Library Workstation in myCSUNsoftware.

12 high-end computers originally situated outside the CMS are now available remotely in myCSUNsoftware. The Multimedia and Science & Engineering workstations which are loaded with a full range of applications for digital creation/modeling/editing can now be accessed on your home device. Check out our Library Remote Workstation Guide for more details on what software is accessible and how to connect!

Library Laptop/Tablet Checkouts Suspended

Library laptop/tablet device check outs are currently suspended. Any items renewed through the online CMS/LTS Renewal Guide process are due Tuesday, June 15, 2021. If you would like to return your devices early, the CSUN Campus Store is continuing to accept LTS returns throughout the semester. Be sure to check their operating hours before you go.

Device Loaner Program – CSUN Campus Store

If you need to check out a laptop, hotspot, headset, or webcam the Device Loaner Program is now available for enrolled CSUN students at the CSUN Campus Store.

USU Free Printing Gift Cards

The Computer Lab of the University Student Union is now offering $5 gift cards that will allow you to print up to 50 or 41 pages at Southern California Office Depot locations, depending on your preferred redemption method. To learn more about this service and to apply for a gift card, visit the USU's Free Printing Gift Cards page.

Library Technology Service (LTS) is located within the core of the Learning Commons on the main floor of the University Library. Situated next to the CSUN IT Help Desk, LTS is a support hub for all library technology. The service desk also offers free resources to help CSUN students, staff, and faculty have access to devices and technology to foster the development of the twenty-first century student and scholar.

Devices for Checkout

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Laptops, tablets, mobile hotspots, and calculators are available for 7-day checkout, while device accessories such as phone chargers, headphones, and adapters are available for 3-hour checkout to current students, faculty, and staff. Check out items at the Library Technology Services desk.

Visit our Laptop, Tablet & Device Checkout page for a full list of devices available and more information on checkout policies and fines.

Visit Device Checkout


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Library Technology Services provides support for all public computer stations throughout the University Library. Please see our Computers page for full details on computer locations, software, and policies. 

Most workstations are restricted to current CSUN students, faculty, and staff. However, the University Library has set aside computers on the first floor of the Library for community use. Visit the Visitor Computing page to find out how to secure a visitor station!

Learn More about our Computers

Lab Printing

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Library Technology Services is responsible for printer maintenance and troubleshooting support for library lab printing. Printing in the University Library is available to CSUN students, faculty, and staff through Lab Printing @ CSUN. Lab Printing @ CSUN is available on all public computer stations throughout the Library.

Learn how to print at the Library by visiting our Printing page with more information on printer locations, pricing, and wireless printing options.

Learn More about Printing



CSUN students can scan documents and book pages with the Library’s user friendly, self-service scanners located throughout the Library. Locations and policies can be found on the Library’sScanning page.

Need help scanning? The Library Technology Services desk can troubleshoot common scanner questions and issues.

Read More about our Scanners

Technology Support

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While Library Technology Services offers support for Library technology and devices, other areas in the Library can provide specialized help depending on your question. The Creative Media Studio (CMS) can offer assistance and training for supported creative software applications and hardware. There is also a CSUN IT Help Desk offering support for Canvas, user ID and passwords, CSUN email, MyNorthridge Portal, and other campus applications.

Check out our Technology Support to get the help you need!

Get Technology Support