Technology Scan: Hardware in RI Academic Libraries


Computers

CodeDesktopsMicro Computers TabletsLaptops TotalAdequate
#OPAC
Adeq. Internet
Speed
NumberPrimarily
Non-Staff
Use
NumberPrimarily
Non-Staff
Use
NumberPrimarily
Non-Staff
Use
NumberPrimarily
Non-Staff
Use
BRR321151 0016 012828 465YY
BRY7450 1111 64230 128YY
CCW156121 000 02726 183YY
JWA179144 002 040 185YY
NET10092 000 022 102YY
PCO149106 90103 876156 322YY
RIC8550 0048 485050 183YY
RSD5236 001 0177 70YY
RWU132103 007 01915 158YY
SRC11796 008 390 134YY
URI11077 76015 713735 338YY

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Peripherals Provided to Patrons

CodeBatteries Chargers Headphones Mobile
Hotspots
ProjectorsSpeakers Streaming
Devices
USB
Drives
Freew/ FeeFreew/ Fee Freew/ FeeFreew/ Fee Freew/ FeeFreew/ Fee Freew/ FeeFreew/ Fee
BRR Y Y Y
BRY Y Y Y Y
CCW Y Y
JWA Y Y Y
NET Y Y
PCO Y Y Y
RIC Y Y Y
RSD Y Y
RWU Y Y Y Y
SRC Y Y
URI Y Y

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Creative Space and Equipment

CodeDigital
Creation
Designated
Space
Key
Contact
Makers Space Equipment / Tools
3-D
Printer
Conversion
Station
OS Computing
Hardw
Recording
Studio
STEM
Maker Kits
Virtual
Reality
Others
BRR Y Y Patrick Rashleigh F N N Y N N
BRY Y Y Patricia Schultz Y N Y N N N Cricut, Art Supplies, Sewing Machine
CCW N N N N N N N N
JWA Y N Rosita Hopper N N N N N N
NET N N N N N N N N
PCO Y Y Elizabeth Tietjen N Y N Y N N
RIC N N N N N N N N
RSD N N N N N N N N
RWU Y Y Linda Beith Y N N Y N N
SRC N Y Lori Barile N N N N N N
URI Y Y Angel Ferria Y N N N N Y Laser Etcher/Cutter, Vinyl Cutter, CNC

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Other Hardware/Technology

Code Self-Service Technology for Patrons Hardware/Technology for Patrons Hardware/Technology Used by Library
Charging
-ging
Station
Fax ScanSelf
-check Out
Wifi
Print
Gaming
Console
Micro
-form
Video
Conf.
Video
Player
Phone
Scanner
Bea
-con
Tech.
Credit Card
Reader
Gaming
Server
DVD
Repair
RFID
BRR Y Y Y Y Y
BRY Y Y Y Y Y Y
CCW Y Y Y Y
JWA Y Y Y Y Y
NET Y Y
PCO Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
RIC Y Y Y Y
RSD Y Y Y Y
RWU Y Y Y Y Y
SRC Y Y Y Y Y
URI Y Y Y Y Y

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Assistive Technology

CodeOffer?Alternative
Keyboard
Assistive
Listening
Braille
Printer
OCR Scrren
Magnifier
Screen
Reader
Handheld
Magnifier
Others 508 Compliant
Website
BRR Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
BRY Y Laptops with Dragon Natural Speaking software NS
CCW Y Y Y Y Y Mini cassette recorders (DSS recorders) NS
JWA Y Dedicated Kurzweil station NS
NET Y Equipment/software or other accommodations (e.g. Braille books) are purchased as needed. NS
PCO N Y Y
RIC The library houses the campus Assistive Technology lab but has no responsibility for it. Y
RSD Y Y NS
RWU N NS
SRC Y Y Kurzweil Y
URI N URI's Disability Services provides assistive technology: https://web.uri.edu/disability/students/ N

 

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