Using the Library Computer Lab

Where can I go to type a paper or to print a paper I wrote at home?

Students may use the library classroom/lab to type papers or print papers they wrote at home from a disk. The workstations have Microsoft Office programs installed on them such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

I am not a student at AUM. May I use the computer lab on the 2nd floor?

No, the lab is for current AUM students and Alumni Association members only. You may have access to two computers in the Reference area on the 2nd floor.These computers are only to be used for research purposes and are subject to a 30 minute time limit if others are waiting. Members of the public are encouraged to access databases provided by the Alabama Virtual Library at these computers.

Does it cost to print from the lab or reference computers?

If you are a currently enrolled AUM student, you may print out documents in black and white for free, up to 500 pages per semester. If you wish to print in color, the cost is $0.25 per page.

If you are a guest user, the cost to print in black and white is $0.10 per page, and color printing is $0.25 per page.

How does the library use technology fees?

The library uses money it receives from technology fees to purchase subscriptions to online full-text databases.

Logging in to Computers in the Library

  • Use your AUM email account as your Username. Do not include
  • When prompted for your password, please use the same password that you use for other online university services such as My AUM, Blackboard, or your AUM Email account. If you encounter problems logging in to the Library's computers or accessing any other online university services, please visit the Information Technology Services home page. You can also find the ITS Help Desk contact information and hours on the ITS home page.

Further Questions

If you are not connected while in the Library, see the Lab Assistant or go to the Reference desk on the second floor and report the problem.

For information or assistance consult our reference department at 334-244-3649 or Ask YOUR Librarian.