Print, Scan, and Connect to the Internet

Printing in the Library

  • Printing is available in the Barnard Library through the Columbia networked printing system, Pawprint.
  • There are PawPrint stations and printers on the floors 1, 2, 3, and 4.
  • Barnard students are allotted 100 sheets per week. As you print, pages will be deducted automatically from your weekly quota; additional pages may be purchased for 10 cents per sheet. 
  • The Library's printers are set to print on both sides. 
  • To learn more about your print quota or to check your balance, go to the PawPrint guide


  • Scanners are available in the Library on the 2nd floor in the open computer lab, on the 3rd floor between the elevators and the collection, and on the 4th floor between the elevator and the collection. There is no charge for scanning. Brief directions are available at each scanning station.
  • If you need any help, please ask at the Circulation & Help Desk on the 2nd floor.

Computers in the Library

  • There is an open computer lab on the 2nd floor with five Macs and five PCs available with a UNI login. There is a single station on each floor available for short-term use to send a print job, look up a call number in CLIO, or reset your UNI password. For these lookup stations, no login is required; simply click on the "Student" icon for access. 
  • All of the computers, including those in the ERC and the instruction lab, as well as in the study areas, are equipped with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, which includes Photoshop, and media, quantitative and mapping software.  For a complete list please visit the BCIT Student Computing Services page.
  • The Empirical Reasoning Center in Milstein 102 offers both PCs and Macs, and is staffed to provide assistance with data-related projects and assignments.
  • The Media Center's Post-Production Lab in Milstein 105 offers Macs, which are prioritized for video and graphics uses


  • BCIT (Barnard College Information Technology) provides two wireless networks on campus: Barnard Secure for members of the Barnard community, and Barnard Guest for visitors, including Columbia students and faculty.
  • To access the Barnard Secure network, configuration is required. Setup instructions vary according to the operating system on your computer, and are available on the BCIT Internet page.
  • If you have any questions or experience trouble connecting to the wireless network, please visit the Student Computing Center in Room 307 of the Diana.