At a glance

Falconer Biology Library

Computers and equipment


Falconer Biology Library offers three cluster machines and six public kiosks. The three cluster machines are iMacs that are available to users with SUNet access. The iMacs have both Mac and Windows interfaces. The six public kiosks are Windows machines, which are available to all users. Users without SUNet access will have limited access to certain applications and subscription-based online resources. All computers have DVD/CD players and USB ports.

Network connections

Wireless network access is available throughout the library. For information about setting up your device for wireless access at Stanford, see IT Services Wireless Network and Services.

Printing, photocopying, and scanning

Stanford has a campus-wide, cloud-based printing system, which allows users to send print requests to any print-copy-scan machine within the libraries and student computing areas. The library has two print-copy-scan machines. Printing is 10¢ per page. Photocopying is 13¢ per page. Scanning is free. For more information, see VPTL Printing Resources

The library has two additional scanners. The extra large format scanner is connected to one of the iMac cluster computers. The other scanner is connected to one of the public kiosks.

How to pay for printing and photocopying

Payment for printing or photocopying can only be accepted using a Stanford ID Card or a Stanford Printing Card. Funds must be available on the Stanford ID Card or Stanford Printing Card prior to printing or photocopying. Printing Cards are available at the circulation/loan desks at any Stanford Libraries location. A $5 card fee will be added during the first transaction of new Printing Cards.

For more information on printing, copying, and scanning, see Stanford Libraries Print, Copy, Scan.