Laptops in the Library

Laptops in the Library

Laptops with new look in JJL Hub

Laptops can be borrowed from the James Joyce and the Health Sciences Libraries. Laptops can be borrowed for up to 3 hours at a time. There is no charge to borrow a laptop. However, fines will apply for late returned, lost, stolen or damaged laptops.

The Laptop Loan Service

  • Laptops can be borrowed for up to 3 hours from the Laptop Kiosk in the James Joyce and Health Sciences libraries using your Student/Staff UCard
  • Laptops are available anytime the Library is open and must be returned to the laptop cabinet before the Library closes
  • Laptops must be plugged in when returned to the cabinet. Laptops that are not plugged in will remain on your Library account and accrue charges
  • You are responsible for the laptop during the loan period. Do not loan it to anyone else or leave it unattended at any time
  • Laptops are for Library use only and must not be removed from the Library.

LZ using JJL laptop loans

Using the Laptops

  • All files saved on the laptops will be deleted on shutdown
  • Save your files to online storage such as Google Drive, please SAVE your work early and often
  • Logout of all websites and applications
  • Shut down the laptop when you are finished
  • Attach the power cable when returning the laptop to the cabinet.

Find out how to connect to the wireless and wired networks, and about printing from your laptop.

Wireless network

The wireless network is available in all of our libraries. Find out how to access the internet using wireless network.

Wireless hotspots are found at the following locations:

  • James Joyce Library
  • Richview Library
  • Wireless is also available in Health Sciences Library, Veterinary Medicine Library and Blackrock Library.

Having difficulty connecting to the wireless network?

Wireless connectivity in popular areas can sometimes be difficult to access due to the high volume of users connecting from those locations. If you are unable to connect to the network:

You may also see an option for eduroam, a secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. For more information on eduroam, see UCD IT Services' website.

Wired network points

Wired network points provide an alternative way of connecting to the internet via the UCD network. To access the wired network you will need to register your laptop.

There are a number of Wired Network Points in our Libraries:

James Joyce Library  
Health Sciences Library  
Richview Library  
Blackrock Library  All desks have wired network points.
Veterinary Medicine Library  

Printing from your laptop

Laptop printing is provided by Copi-Print using UCARD facilities.

Further information is available on their website (select the student option).