Leavey Library Technology



  • Lower Level - 4 printers, 1 large-scale plotter, 1 Value Transfer Station to add money to USCard discretionary account
  • 1st Floor - 2 printer/scanners, 2 photocopiers, 1 Print/Copy card vending machine
  • 2nd Floor - 4 printer/scanner/copiers, 1 photocopier

Desktop Computers

  • 2nd Floor Information Commons
    • 76 computers (48 PCs, 28 Macs)
    • all run productivity, statistical, and design software packages

Laptop Checkout

  • Lower Level 
    • ITS laptops are equipped with both the Windows 8 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 operating systems.
    • ITS laptops are equipped with the same software packages available on computing center desktops
    • Policies and procedures are listed at http://itservices.usc.edu/spaces/laptoploaner/


  • 1st Floor
    • Library provides 15 PCs with Microsoft Office, Acrobat Reader, and web browsers
    • 8 hour checkout, no renewals, no holds
    • available on a first-come, first served basis and must be returned to the Leavey circulation desk by the due date/time to avoid fines
    • patrons must complete and sign a borrowing agreement form

Monitors to connect your laptop to - for larger display

Leavey has several group study rooms with monitors and HDMI cables (but not keyboards and mice) for students to connect their laptops to.
Leavey Ahmanson Information Commons (Lower Level)
Leavey 2nd Floor Group Study Rooms

Equipment for checkout (see Checkout Policies):

1st Floor Circulation Desk

These items are available in complete kits:

  • Camcorder kits (5): Sony Bloggie camcorders.
  • Audio Recorder kits (5): Marantz PMD660 Digital Audio Recorder with microphone, cable, battery and hard case.

These items are also available for checkout:

  • Cameras: Canon PowerShot with battery, 4 GB memory card and soft case.
  • Cameras: Nikon Coolpix with battery, 2 GB memory card and soft case
  • LCD Projector: Sanyo PLC-XU55A

For more details about equipment for checkout: Leavey Library A/V equipment for checkout. For help using the equipment or computer software: Technology Tutorials

Printing in Leavey

Leavey Library provides printing options from all library research terminals and Information Commons computers. Library users can also send print jobs wirelessly from a laptop or any other networked computer by uploading the file to labprint.usc.edu.

Print output is available in 8.5 x 11 and 11 x 17 in color OR black & white. Printouts can only be paid for by USCard (discretionary account or payroll deduction) or by a Print/Copy card that can be purchased at the Doheny, Leavey, or Science & Engineering libraries.

Pricing for Printing

  • Black & White: 12c
  • Double-sided Black & White: 16c (per sheet)
  • Color: 50c
  • Double-sided Color: 70c (per sheet)

USCard Automated Value Transfer Station

A transfer station to add cash to discretionary USCard accounts is located on Leavey's Lower Level.

For more information, please see www.usc.edu/libraries/printing

Audio/Visual Room

Ten viewing stations with 20'' monitors and region-free DVDs are in the A/V Room, along with three VCR players.  For information about usage guidelines and checking out materials, see Policies.