Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
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Malpass Library provides an outstanding environment and exceptional resources for learning, research, and discovery including seating for over 1,300 people. Learning spaces include:
Malpass Library's Digital Commons (Malpass, 1st Level) provides numerous hi-tech services and resources including:
- Conference Room 180 -- seats 30 people with the capability to present video, DVD, or computer applications, and a visual presenter (Elmo).
- Digital Studio Room 176 -- two Mac Stations (see details below)
- Computer lab area with scanners and printing capability.
- Viewing rooms available for individuals to view videos or DVDs.
- Opaque drawing room used to enlarge a picture or drawing and project image onto canvas bulletin board so individuals can trace image onto their poster board.
The Digital Studio is a media lab designed to facilitate the creation of digital projects. The studio has two Mac Stations and two VHS-to-DVD transfer machines. Tablets and microphones are also available for check out. Inteded for "project use" only, the room may be reserved online. The Digital Studio is located on the 1st Floor of Malpass Library in Room 176.
Library Computer Classrooms
Malpass Library welcomes the use of its classrooms by WIU students, faculty, and staff for legitimate university‐related purposes including library instruction sessions, department‐faculty‐led course instruction, and course finals. Two Library Computer Classrooms (LCC2 on Malpass Library's 2nd Level, and LCC3 on Malpass Library's 3rd Level) are available for use during regular library hours. A weekly schedule for each classroom posted near its entrance shows when it is open for general use. LCC classrooms are open for individual users whenever they are not reserved for teaching or maintenance. A variety of software programs are provided in the Malpass Library Classrooms. Reservations and arrangements for scheduling library instruction, or library classrooms can be made by completing an online form
Computer Resource Centers (CRCs) are un-staffed uTech labs distributed across campus to provide easy access for students, faculty, and staff. CRC labs are located on the 3rd and 4th levels of Malpass Library.
Dynamic learning opportunities abound in Malpass Library and all WIU branch libraries with ubiquitous Wi-Fi availability. For connection assistance, please call 298-2758 or visit Library Computer Services on the 1st level of Malpass Library.