Tech in the Library

Printers, Scanners, Computers, and More

The BC Law Library houses a wide variety of technology in order to serve the faculty, staff, and students of the Law School. Explore the tabs below to learn more. For additional resources targeting classroom use, see our Educational Technology page. For more information on printing, including guides to set up printing for research assistants and law review staff, see our Printing page.

Law School Computer Labs

Located on Level 1, the Computer Assisted Learning Center​ (CALC) in Room 155 is the primary facility for individual student use​. At times, this space may be reserved by the Law Library staff for training and educational programs. Every effort will be made to give advance notice of times when CALC 155 will be unavailable. CALC 155 is equipped with 6 Windows worksta​ti​ons, 5 Macintosh workstations, 2​ flatbed scanner​s​​ (one with an auto document feeder​), and a Pharos print release station.

The Law Library also has a PC-only Computer Assisted Learning Center (CALC) in Room 153. This space may be reserved by Law Library staff for training and educational programs. CALC 153 is equipped with 10 Windows workstations ​, ​​​2​ flatbed scanner​s​​ ​(one with an auto document feeder​)​​.

The Computer Assisted Learning Centers are food and drink free zones.


Public Workstations

Public computers are located on Level 2 of the Law Library.

iPad Kiosks

iPad kiosks for accessing the library catalog and other library resources are located in the following locations:

  • Level 1 - at the Pharos print station (outside Room 100)
  • Level 2 - at the Information Desk
  • Level 3 - at the Pharos print station (outside the Lutch Computer Center, Room 300)
  • Level 4 - at the Pharos print station (outside Room 400)

KIC Scanner

Self-service KIC-Start scanner stations are located near the Information Desk and in Room 375 on Level 3. The scanners are free to use, and you may save the scanned documents to a USB flash drive or you may e-mail the documents to your email account. The scanners can scan book pages or individual sheets of text.  Automatic document feed devices are attached to the scanners located near the Information Desk.

Flatbed Scanners

Flatbed scanners​​ are available for use in the Computer Assisted Learning Centers on Level 1 - Rooms 153 and 155.


Pharos Print Release Stations

Release stations on the Law School campus are located on all levels of the Law Library. Print jobs can be sent from any lab, library public access computer, or personal laptop and can be accessed at any print release station in the Law Library or at any Pharos print release station at the University. Install the Pharos software for printing on your personal laptop. Use your ID to release your print jobs. The University provides a quota of 500 pages of free printing each semester (fall and spring). Printing requests made once the University quota is exhausted are charged at 3 cents per page (double-sided printing is charged as one page). For complete details, please review the Student Printing Policy.

Mobile Device Charging Station

Is your cell phone battery low? Lock it up and recharge it in our device charging station located on Level 2 near the Pharos printers. Various laptop and device chargers are also available for check-out at the Information Desk.

Web-based Conferencing

Rooms 130 and 378 are available for web-based conferencing. These rooms can be reserved for your call during regular library business hours. Please make a reservation through the study room reservation system.  If you require instruction on the use of the installed equipment, please contact ATR at (617) 552-2604, email:, to make an appointment for a training session.