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Library Technology Services

Library Technology Services, located on the 4000 level of  Booth Library, provides a variety of resources to the Eastern Illinois University community. Our facility includes Booth's Media Collection, the Reserve Media Collection, computer labs, an electronic classroom, audiovisual equipment, three private media listening rooms with surround sound, two Yamaha Clavinovas, and eleven private group study rooms.   If you have any questions, please contact one of the Library Technology Services staff.

Public Computers - General Information

Hours: Computer Lab's hours of operation are the same as Booth Library's hours.

Access: Computers are open to the public and no login is required to use them. Computers are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved.

Printing: Black and white prints are 4 cents per page,per side and color prints are 7 cents per page, per side. An EIU NetID and password is required to use the self-service printing stations. Printing charges are billed to the EIU Student Account at the end of each month. People without a Panther Card can purchase a print card for $1.00 at the LTS service desk. Print cards have 10 punches. Black and white is one punch per page, color is two punches per page.

Wireless Internet: Wireless is provided throughout the building. Students, faculty, and staff are required to periodically log in to use the wireless. Guest users must self-register to get a guest ID and password to be used for all future wireless sessions.


Booth Library Computer Lab

The glass-enclosed computer lab features Window 11 work stations and 4 imacs, three black and white printers, and one color printer.

Media Lab Plus

An eleven station media lab is located outside the glass walls of the main lab. Media Lab Plus provides facilities for flatbed or auto feed scanning, photographic slide scanning, and DVD/CD recording. Apple Superdives can be checked out from the LTS desk for use on stations without a built-in DVD/CD burner. The lab also has a station equipped with an LP turntable and cassette tape desk for analog to digital conversion of audio recordings.

The Media Lab Plus features specialty software not available in other locations in the library. This includes productivity software for people with special learning styles and advanced mathematics software.



Booth Library has an electronic classroom with 24 student computers on the 4000 level.   

Audiovisual Equipment

Library Technology Services has public Blu-Ray, DVD, VHS, CD, and cassette players.   In addition to the individual stations, there are three private Media Listening and Viewing Rooms, each with a 42" HD Plasma screen setup for Blu-Ray, DVD, or VHS media.   These media rooms are equipped with Dolby SurroundSound Systems. 

Other Facilities, Equipment, and Services


Two group study rooms have Yamaha Clavinovas for keyboard rehearsal.
A large paper cutter and several paper hole punches are located on the counter behind the LTS Service Desk.


Laminating, up to 8.5"x11", is available. Overhead transparencies can also be printed. Ask at the LTS Service Desk for details.

Booth Library Media Collection

This collection includes sound recordings, videotapes, DVDs, and CD-ROMS. As described in the Circulation Policy, sound recordings are available to Eastern patrons for one week. DVDs and videos circulate for 2 weeks to faculty and three days to students and staff. You may search for movies and music in the EIU Online Catalog, or come into the library and browse the shelves.  Faculty may have videos delivered to their department office by filling out our Online Reservation Form.

Media Reserves

If a non-print item needs to be accessed by a number of students, faculty may place it on reserve in Library Technology Services, where it will be circulated on a limited charge-out basis. Media reserve requests can be placed using the media reserve request form.

Library Technology Services Staff:

Stacey Knight-Davis
Stacey Knight-Davis Head of Circulation Services
Circulation Services - Library Technology Services - Interlibrary Loan | 217-581-7549 | 3725 Booth Library | Selected Works
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Christie Otis
Christie Otis Library Specialist

Library Technology Services | 217-581-6091 | 4421 Booth Library
Garren Porter
Garren Porter Library Assistant
Library Technology Services | 217-581-6091 | 4421 Booth Library
Arielle Starkey
Arielle Starkey Library Assistant
Circulation Services - Library Technology Services | 217 581-6071 | 3702 Booth Library

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Charleston, IL 61920
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