State of the art computer resources are provided for academic, administrative, and research use.
The Library Services for People With Disabilities lab in 23 West Pattee Library provides assistive technologies such as Kurzweil, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Duxbury Braille Translator, and JAWS software, plus specialized scanners and printers.
Departments, staff, and faculty can use this service to back up and archive workstations and files.
Buy computers, software, printers, cameras, supplies and more at low academic prices.
These services enable an Internet connection through a phone line. Because of low demand, Penn State has been phasing out its dial-up modem service since July 2009, and will terminate its modem pool on July 1, 2010.
Information technology guide
manage almost 6,000 mailing lists containing a total of about 1,800,000 subscribers
Supports the integration of digital media to enhance teaching and learning.
A Microsoft Key Management Server (KMS) is used to activate volume licensed Microsoft products like Windows Vista, 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, which have been purchased through the Penn State Computer Store.
Support, expertise and consulting to researchers at Penn State, state-of-the-art computational clusters, and facilities for scientific and artistic visualization.
Graphics and text scanning resources are available at the following locations.
Free software for browsing the Web, e-mail, productivity, virus protection, and more.
Labs containing Windows, Macintosh, Linux systems, and other equipment are available for general use by students, faculty, and staff. Some labs may be reserved for class instruction.
Classrooms for lecture-style teaching and classrooms offering Windows or Macintosh computers for students are available by reservation to faculty.
The Access Account Windows Active Directory Root domain supports a unified authentication and authorization domain between Windows Active Directory and the current open standards-based infrastructure.
allows Windows computers on the Penn State network to obtain automatic updates directly from a local Penn State server rather than from Microsoft
Enables audio and visual information to be displayed on the Web in a steady and continuous stream.
Penn State students, faculty, and staff have access to a variety of software at no cost or at low educational prices through the following sources.
A utility that faculty and staff can use to create an automatic response to e-mail, intended for times when individuals are on sabbatical, vacation, or other leave from the University.
Tools, instructions, and tips for printing in the ITS Computer Labs.