Technology & Equipment

University Park Libraries

Available Software

Software available on computers in the Libraries and Labs at University Park.

Laptops and Calculators

Borrow laptops at the Libraries for up to 7-days with a valid PSU ID required. Check out  a calculator for up to 24 hours.  

Cameras and Media Equipment

Borrow technology and equipment for media production and viewing from Media and Technology Support Services at the Wagner Annex at University Park.

Maker Commons

The Maker Commons within the Knowledge Commons at Pattee and Paterno Library provides access to 3D printing as well as do-it-yourself electronic components.

Mobile Device Charging Stations

Mobile device charging stations are available in the following locations:

  • Paterno Library - student lounges on floors 2, 3, and 4
  • Pattee Library - Leisure Reading Room, Knowledge Commons (4 stations available), the Paterno Family Reading Room (2 Central), and News and Microforms Library
  • Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library
  • Engineering Library
  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library


Headphones are available for checkout to patrons in the following areas:

  • Pattee Library
    • Music & Media Center
    • News & Microforms
    • Maps Library
  • Paterno Library
    • Life Sciences Library: 4-hour checkout for in-library use
    • Education and Behavioral Sciences Library
  • Physical & Mathematical Sciences Library: 4-hour checkout for in-library use
  • Earth and Mineral Sciences Library: 4-hour checkout

Current Computer Use at Pattee and Paterno