Students :: Computer Facilities

Library computer facilities include the ehPod, Learning Lab, Research Network, printing, laptops for loan, and wireless access. 

ehPod hours and location

 

The ehPod is the computer lab and study rooms on the Lower Level of the Burnaby Campus Library, SE-14.

It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year round.

Assistance is available at the Service Desk on the Main Level of SE-14 during regular Library hours.
 
           

ehPod access

All registered students at BCIT have access to the ehPod. To access the ehPod from the South side exterior door you will need to swipe your BCIT Student ID card. The South side door can now be used 24/7 and it is the only available ehPod entrance after the library has closed.  

 

Computers and software

To login you will need your BCIT Student ID number.
The ehPod has 60 workstations with the following software programs :

 

 

Please see the labs information page for the latest software availability.

Learning Lab

The Learning Lab is located in Room 301 on the 3rd floor of the Burnaby Campus Library.  It is  reserved for instruction during scheduled research skills classes and occasionally for Learning Commons activities. It will not be open to students during those times.

Reserved times will be posted outside the room. At all other times, the 36 workstations in the lab are available to students. Computers are equipped with the same software as those in the ehPod. To login, you will need your BCIT Student ID number. 


Research network

The Research network is located on the Main Level of the Burnaby Campus Library, near the Help Desk.  24 workstations are available primarily for research and access to electronic resources. Software installed includes Microsoft Office. To login, you will need your BCIT Student ID number.

Printing

 To print, you need to add funds to your BCIT Student ID Card using the cash card manager at any of these Burnaby Campus locations:

Print jobs can be accessed from any print station on campus, in NE1, SE6, SE 12, SW3, or SW9.

Cost per page:

Page Size Single sided Double Sided
8.5 x 11 b&w $0.10 $0.08
8.5 x 14 b&w $0.10 $0.08
11 x 17  b&w $0.10 $0.08
8.5 x 11 color $0.75  $1.50

 

Laptops for loan

Laptops are available at the Service Desk on a first-come-first-served basis, for a loan period of three hours. Wired network connections are available in the ehPod, Learning Commons and in selected study areas. Wireless access is available throughout the Library.

A late charge of $10.00 per hour or part of an hour will be imposed if the laptop is returned more than 15 minutes late. If a laptop is overdue more than 24 hours, or are returned damaged or with components missing, borrowers will be billed the replacement cost plus accumulated fines and charges.

 

Wireless

Wireless access to the BCIT network is available throughout the Library.