Articles tagged with: Services

  • Improvements made to study room booking system

    Booking a group study room in the library just got a whole lot easier thanks to new software implementation. Features include:

    • Equipment available in each room and directions at a glance
    • Booking confirmation via email
    • Reminder emails just prior to the students’ reservation

    Bookable group study rooms are available to any group of Brock students and may be booked for up to 2 hours per day and up to 2 weeks in advance.

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  • Foot pedal transcription aid ready to loan

    Qualitative researchers know that transcribing a 10 minute interview from to audio to type can take up to an hour, sometimes longer. Fortunately technology is now available to lessen the load and, the Brock Library is here to help with the recent purchase of a USB connected foot pedal. Windows and Mac compatible, the device allows users to rewind or fast forward through their audio recordings without taking their hands off the keyboard. The Infinity model is available for loan from the Ask Us desk and is compatible with a wide variety of software.


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  • Library charging station ready for your devices

    Students have a new option when looking to charge their phones on campus. A new charging station, courtesy of BUSU, is now in operation in the library.  The locker-style unit is easy to use. Simply open a box, plug in your phone, set an access code of your choice on the pin pad, and walk away. Each locker has 3 cables: an apple lightning cable, a USB type-C cable, and a micro USB cable.

    The charging station is located on the main floor of the library, next to the copiers and vending machines.

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  • Laptop Loan Service Coming to an End

    The Library’s laptop loan service has seen a significant decline in usage over the years, especially as personal laptop ownership by students has dramatically increased. After reviewing the program, the Library has decided to discontinue lending laptops. This will take effect as of May 1st.

    The Library will be investing in new desktop computers over the spring and summer of 2018.

    If you have any concerns, please contact

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