Knight Library Learning Commons Computers


The Knight Library Learning Commons computers are part of the UO Libraries Learning Commons at the University of Oregon. You can find these computers throughout the building of the Knight Library.

Availability and Access

Computers are available to all current faculty, staff, and students of the UO. They require users to login with a valid Duck ID.

Internet Only Kiosks are available to members of the general public for quick use of the Internet and to provide access to LibrarySearch and library electronic resources, such as databases, electronic journals and ebooks. General public are those users of the Library who are not UO students, faculty, emeriti, and staff. 


The UO Libraries maintains calendars on their main page, and specifically for the Knight Library.


Users of Knight Library technologies can visit the help desk at 1st Floor South, Knight Library, or request computer lab support from the UO Service Portal

Computer Services

Desktop computers

Workstations in the Knight Library are all fast, modern computers, with large screens 24"-27" in size. Apple macOS and Microsoft Windows 10 are standard. Each computer can print to the library's printers. Large-format and regular-format flatbed scanners are attached to computers at Knight 1st Floor West.

  • Knight 1st Floor Reference
    • 50+ Windows, 15+ Mac
  • Knight 1st Floor Edmiston Lab
    • 29 Windows
  • Knight 1st Floor West
    • 8 Mac, 12 Windows
  • Knight 2nd Floor Reading Room
    • 12 Windows
  • Knight 3rd Floor Mezzanine (above the Reading Room)
    • 2 Mac, 4 Windows
  • Knight 3rd Floor Douglass Room (Audio recording collection and music resources)
    • 5 Mac, 2 Windows
  • Knight 4th Floor Tutoring Sky Studio
    • 3 Windows

Laptop checkout

Laptops are available for checkout to current UO students for up to four hours at the Knight Library Circulation Desk, and at the Price Science Commons & Research Library.


The Knight Library offers a standard set of software offered by many computer labs on campus (Fall 2021 software TBA):

In addition, the Knight Library also supports this software (Fall 2021 software TBA):


There are several black&white and color printers in the Knight Library

  • Knight Library Reference - B/W & Color
  • Knight Library 3rd Floor Music - B/W
  • Knight Library 4th Floor - B/W

Details about printing options, cost, and how to use the printers can be found on the Computer Lab Printing article.


There are several book scanners in the Knight Library. These scanners offer scanning in a variety of formats, including book, single page, and cropped. They're capable of color, grayscale, or black-and-white scans in a variety of file formats, including JPEG, PDF, and TIFF. After scanning is complete, you can save the files directly to a USB drive or send them as an e-mail attachment (25 MB email limit).

Large-format and regular-format flatbed scanners are attached to computers at Knight 1st Floor West.

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