Computers, Printers and IT Support

Your guide to the library’s computers, software, printers and copiers

If you prefer to use your own device, study spaces feature power sockets for charging your laptop, tablet or phone. High speed wifi is available for all library users, including visitors.

Computers at your Campus Libraries

Both libraries have Windows computers and Macs for university students and staff. Software installed on our computers includes Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp.

Non-university borrowers can use some of our computers to view online resources.

Where you'll find our IT suites

At Penryn Campus Library, there is a large IT suite on the entrance level, with further computers around the library.

At Falmouth Campus Library, there are computers spread throughout the library. A dedicated Mac Suite can also be found in the nearby Fox 3 building.

Signing in with your university sign-in

To use a library computer, you will need to sign in using your university account. If you have an issue with signing in, IT Services can help.

Contact IT Services

Printers on campus

You can print, scan and photocopy at both Penryn Campus Library and Falmouth Campus Library.

If you’re using a library computer, printing is easy: simply print as normal when signed in. To release your printing, tap your card to the printer. To scan or copy, tap your card to the printer and follow the on-screen instructions. Library staff are around to help.

Print from your own computer

If you’re using your own device, upload your files using the online PaperCut service. Then, tap your university card to the printer and select release.

Print using PaperCut

Using print credit

Printing on campus has a small charge. To buy print credit, use the online payment portal. Credit will be added to your account and automatically subtracted when you print.

Buy print credit View the latest print prices

Falmouth University staff and students

Falmouth University students and academic staff can access online resources through the Library Search, module resource lists, or subject guides.

Explore Falmouth's library resources

University of Exeter staff and students

University of Exeter students and academic staff can access online resources through the Exeter catalogue, an Exeter resource list or subject guides.

Explore Exeter's library resources


Please see our public access policy on our visitors webpage.

See visitors webpage

Assistive IT hardware at Penryn Campus Library

At Penryn Campus Library, we have a dedicated Mac with assistive technologies enabled.

Assistive technology support

Our StudyHub features guides on how to enable assistive technologies on Windows, macOS and other common software.

Read StudyHub guide

    How to reach IT support

    IT Services can assist with sign-in issues, email problems and setting up your Multi Factor Authentication.

    IT support offices can be found on level 1 of the Exchange, Penryn Campus.

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    Visit a Campus Library

    Penryn Campus Library and Falmouth Campus Library are open to students, staff and visitors.

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    Study Space

    Spaces for solo study, informal group work and more. However you work best, you'll find your kind of workspace.

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