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Computing in the Math/Physics/Astronomy Library

The Math/Physics/Astronomy Library provides the following public computing services:

Paid printing is available using your PennCard or a Visitor's PennCash card.

  • Black and white single-sided: $.07 per page
  • Black and white double-sided: $.05 per side ($.10 per sheet)
  • Color single-sided: $.28 per page
  • Color double-sided: $.20 per side ($.40 per sheet)
Go here for printing instructions.

Free color scanning is available.

Computer Workstations The library has five Dell computer workstations with access to the Internet, library electronic resources, and software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Maple, Matlab, Mathematica, and MikTeX. At the fifth workstation, patrons can use the color scanner for free.

There is also a look-up station for quick access to Franklin the library online catalog and the Internet.

Wireless Networking Patrons with wireless enabled laptops can log onto the AirPennNet Wireless Network following the instructions here.

Penn faculty, students and staff who connect to the Library from off-campus can access restricted resources through the Library's Proxy Server. Directions for using Science and Engineering resources off-campus are also available.