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Computer Lab Hours

Computer Lab Hours (When not reserved for instructional/classroom use)
Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Sunday 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Library Instruction

The James Earl Carter Library encourages University faculty and community school teachers to bring classes to the Library for library instruction and research guidance.  Librarians will instruct and assist students, as groups and as individuals, in the use of library resources, GIL-Find and GALILEO, the Internet, and searching techniques and strategies.

The Library has an electronic classroom available for instruction:

  • 30 computers that are ADA compliant
  • Computers all have USB and DVD drives
  • Microsoft Office products are installed on all of the computers. (Please contact IT about additional software availability and/or requirements)
  • Includes a Whiteboard and an LCD ceiling-mounted projector system
  • In addition to the 30 computer stations, the room will seat an additional 10-15 people

Reserve Computer Lab for Instructional Use

Call Kay Bell at 229-931-2259 or by emailing Kay Bell or John Wilson.

Electronic Classroom/Computer Lab Policy

  • Teaching faculty who need a facility where their students can have hands-on computer access may reserve the lab.
  •  Not available for class scheduling for an entire semester
  • Other GSW affiliated groups such as teaching circles or faculty committees may schedule the facility if there is a need for hands-on instruction or demonstrations. When the electronic classroom is not needed for instructional purposes, it functions as an open lab.
  • Cancellations should be made as soon as possible so that other groups can use the classroom.
  • The Library does not provide additional audio-visual equipment for the classroom. Instructors who need VCR's, etc. should make prior arrangements with the Instructional Technology Center.
  • The Library reserves the right to close the lab for instructional sessions at any time. As much advance notification as possible will be given and posted outside the lab door.
  • All users must conform to the University Computer Policy and the Library's Policy for Public Use Computers (available at the Circulation Desk).  If users are in violation of either policy, the Library reserves the right to ask them to leave the computer lab.
  • The Lab is reserved for Faculty, Staff, and GSW students.
  • Food is not allowed in the Computer Lab.
  • Files saved to the hard drive may not be retrievable when you come back for them.  Download your files to a USB drive.
  • Students should bring their own external storage device with them.  The Library cannot supply USB drives to students.  All questions, problems, etc. concerning the use of programs should be directed to your instructor.
  • If your computer freezes or has another technical problem, reboot the computer.  Login using your user ID and password.  If that does not solve the problem, move to another computer or contact available library staff for assistance. Please note that REBOOTING WILL ERASE ANY WORK PREVIOUSLY SAVED TO THE HARD DRIVE.