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Library Hours for Tuesday, September 21st

All of the hours for today can be found below. We look forward to seeing you in the library.
HOURS TODAY
8:00 am - 12:00 am
MAIN LIBRARY

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WITHIN HOWE LIBRARY

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Media Services8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Reference Desk9:00 am - 5:00 pm

OTHER DEPARTMENTS

Special Collections10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dana Medical Library7:30 am - 11:00 pm

 

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FAQs - Featured Questions

A laptop with modern wireless capability will see a signal to the UVM network. Upon clicking on this network, a UVM NetID and password is required.

If you have recently changed your netid password, you may need to go into the settings of your device and tell it to forget that WIFI network (password).  See a full description of how to forget a WIFI network password on Enterprise Technology Service's Knowledge Base.

 

  • Find your Subject Librarian by department. Select the librarian’s name to find a “Schedule an Appointment” link or contact information.  
  • Consult Hours and Directions for more information about Reference Desk hours.

See also How do I print from library computers?

    Send a Print Job

    Double-sided printing is the default.  Jobs remain in the queue for up to two hours.

    UVM affiliates can print from a laptop or mobile device by uploading a file to Pharos Print Center (https://uniprint.uvm.edu/myprintcenter). 

    • Log in to the Pharos Print Center using your UVM NetID.
    • The print center can also be accessed via a QR code displayed near the printstations.

    Note: to print a webpage, choose your browser's "Print" command, then choose either "Save as PDF", "Print to PDF", or "Microsoft to PDF" in the printer selection dropdown.  Save the webpage as a PDF, which can then be uploaded to Pharos Print Center.

    Select your uploaded file to make adjustments to the settings for color, single- or double-sided, pages per side, the number of copies, and the page range.

    Copy/Print/Scan Locations

    The main printer/copiers and scanners are located in the Cyber Cafe on the main level. 

    The printer/copier closest to the Cyber Cafe doors is black and white only and the one is both black & white and color.  

    Retrieving Print Jobs

    • Printing takes place after release of your job from a Pharos Print Release station attached to each of the printers.
    • Using the card reader located near the printer/copier, swipe or touch your CATcard or a CAT$cratch card (available from the vending machine by the Circulation Desk) to view the queued jobs.
    • Jobs sent from UVM Affiliate/Authenticating computers and from the Pharos Print Center can be found listed under your NetID.
    • Jobs sent from public (stand-up) computer stations will be found listed under the computer name (e.g. USER 102).
    • Select your job and hit 'print'.

    Printing Fees

    Print jobs may be paid for with an existing Cat$cratch account.

    • UVM affiliates can deposit more money onto their CATcard with cash at the vending machine by the Circulation Desk or online.
    • Non-UVM affiliates can purchase a CAT$cratch card or deposit money onto one, with cash at the vending machine. CAT$cratch cards cost $1.00 and come with $1.00 worth of value.

    Type of Print Job

    Price per Side of Page

    Black and White
    Color 25¢

    On the Library home page, select “Connect Off Campus” and log in with your NetID and password.

    Connect Off Campus

    If you continue to have problems accessing a database after logging in, please submit an eResource Problem Report.

    NOTE: If you do not have a NetID and password, you will need to access the databases from the public computers in Howe Library.

     

    The Howe Library provides ten group study rooms to currently enrolled UVM students, faculty, and staff.

    The group study rooms are designed to serve as a place for users to engage in collaborative work in small groups, watch videos, and hold meetings.

    Group study rooms are equipped with large monitors, whiteboards, and computers. Most have additional data and power jacks for up to six laptops.

    You can book a group study room, as well as review further details about the policies governing the use of these rooms by visiting the following link: http://library.uvm.edu/about/policies/group_study.php

    To set up access to UVM GuestNet, navigate to the UVM Guest Accounts article from the University's Enterprise Technology Services Knowledge Base.  There are two methods for connecting to wireless: self-sponsored and sponsored. Self-sponsored accounts require the use of SMS (mobile phone with text messaging). For a sponsored account, you need a current UVM affiliate to complete the process.

    Our quick guide to Finding a Book in the Library explains how to look up books on the library website by using CATQuest and how to find books on the shelves of the library's main collection.

     

    See also How Can I Print from my Laptop or Mobile Device?

      Send a Print Job 

      Double-sided printing is the default.  Jobs remain in the print queue for two hours.

      • Send a print job by choosing the print command in your browser or other program/application and
      • Choose a printer/copier:
        • Cafe-Color-Queue (Color print jobs) or
        • Cafe-BW-Queue (Black and White jobs)

      Note: to print a webpage, choose your browser's "Print" command, then choose either "Save as PDF", "Print to PDF", or "Microsoft to PDF" in the printer selection dropdown.  Save the webpage as a PDF, which can then be uploaded to Pharos Print Center.

      You could also choose to send print jobs via Pharos Print Center as described in How Can I Print from my Laptop or Mobile Device.  

        Copy/Print/Scan Locations

        The main printer/copiers and scanners are located in the Cyber Cafe on the main level. 

        The printer/copier closest to the Cyber Cafe doors is black and white only and the one is both black & white and color.  

        Retrieving Print Jobs

        • Printing takes place after release of your job from a Pharos Print Release station attached to each of the printers.
        • Using the card reader located near the printer/copier, swipe or touch your CATcard or a CAT$cratch card (available from the vending machine by the Circulation Desk) to view the queued jobs.
        • Jobs sent from UVM Affiliate/Authenticating computers and from the Pharos Print Center can be found listed under your NetID.
        • Jobs sent from public (stand-up) computer stations will be found listed under the computer name (e.g. USER 102).
        • Select your job and hit 'print'.

        Printing Fees

        Print jobs may be paid for with an existing Cat$cratch account.

        • UVM affiliates can deposit more money onto their CATcard with cash at the vending machine by the Circulation Desk or online.
        • Non-UVM affiliates can purchase a CAT$cratch card or deposit money onto one, with cash at the vending machine. CAT$cratch cards cost $1.00 and come with $1.00 worth of value.

        Type of Print Job

        Price per Side of Page

        Black and White
        Color 25¢

        Interlibrary loan:

        • of books usually takes 7-14 days after we process your request, depending on the type of material ordered and from which library we can get the book.
        • of articles/chapters usually takes 3-5 business days, unless we can get them through the RapidILL service or other expedited services that fill requests in 24 hours.