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Computing / Wi-Fi Access

WIU Libraries provides a variety of computing services and resources to meet our user's needs.

Digital Studio

The Digital Studio is a new media laboratory with powerful computers, hardware, and software tools so you can create and publish high quality digital projects. There are tools for creating a wide variety of student, faculty, and staff projects like web pages, audio files, video files and graphics. This media can be combined to create DVD movies, interactive web sites, training tutorials, podcasts and vodcasts, and informational presentations. Most of all it provides WIU students, faculty, and staff with the tools and support to express creativity and innovation using digital technology! The Digital Studio is located on the 1st Floor of Malpass Library in Room 176.

Library Computer Classrooms

Malpass Library welcomes the use of its classrooms by WIU students, faculty, and staff for legitimate university‐related purposes including library instruction sessions, department‐faculty‐led course instruction, and course finals. Two Library Computer Classrooms (LCC2 on Malpass Library's 2nd Level, and LCC3 on Malpass Library's 3rd Level) are available for use during regular library hours. A weekly schedule for each classroom posted near its entrance shows when it is open for general use. LCC classrooms are open for individual users whenever they are not reserved for teaching or maintenance. A variety of software programs are provided in the Malpass Library Classrooms. Reservations and arrangements for scheduling library instruction, or library classrooms can be made by completing an online form

CRC Labs

Computer Resource Centers (CRCs) are small, unstaffed uTech labs distributed across campus to provide easy access for students, faculty, and staff. CRC labs are located on the 3rd and 4th levels of Malpass Library.

Wi-Fi Access

Wi-Fi access is available throughout Malpass Library and all other branch libraries. For assistance, please call 298-2758 or visit Library Computer Services on the 1st level of Malpass Library.