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Public PCs

Public PCs are available in the library on floors 1, 2, 3, 4, and the 3rd floor atrium (lobby). Macs are available on the 1st floor.

Visitors can access Steely's Public PCs with a guest login. To learn more see Visitors.

NKU Virtual Desktop

NKU Virtual Desktop gives NKU Students, Faculty, and Staff access to software (e.g., Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Office, Minitab, etc.), on or off campus through VPN. To learn more about how to connect, Ask Us or see NKU Virtual Desktop.


Printing from your Device

NKU's new Pay-for-Print site lets you print to any campus Pharos printer from your own device. For more details, see Pay for Print.

Printing from Public PCs

Students can use their NKU ID and password to print to floors 1, 3, 4, and the 3rd floor atrium (lobby) from any public PC in the library.

When you are logging in, choose the "Steely Library" profile to default to the nearest printer. To locate the closest printer, view maps for floors one, three, and four.

You also have the option to upload your documents to NKU's Print Center. Look for the Print Center icon located on the desktop, or link to Pay-for-Print

For more about printing see Printing for students.  

Public Printing

Students and community members can print locally from the Public PC located at the 3rd floor Public Services Desk.

  • SL301_2Q (Black & White)
  • SL301_3Q (Color)

The charge per page is $ 0.10 for black & white, $ 0.75 for color prints.

We accept cash, credit, or ALL CARD dollars as payment.

Scanning & Photocopying

Scanners are available on the 4th floor of the library. Photocopiers are located next to the Public Services Desk on the 3rd floor. Photocopies cost $ 0.05 with NKU ALL CARD funds or $ 0.10 with cash or coins.

The photocopiers are capable of scanning to PDF to an NKU email address.


Adobe Creative Suite

Students can access Adobe Creative Suite from the eContent PCs located on the northeast wall on the 4th floor of Steely. Adobe Creative Suite is also available in Steely’s Group Study rooms.

Learn how to use Adobe Creative Suite at Hoonuit.

Online Exam Software

Tegrity and Respondus LockDown Browser are available on Steely's eContent PCs and in the Group Study rooms.

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All Card Dollars

Out of free prints? Add dollar bills to your ALL CARD account with the cash-to-card machine on the wall by the 3rd floor Public Services Desk.

Check your account balance.

To learn more ways to add money to your account, see ALL CARD.