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• First Floor: There are four stand-up computers on the first floor, located around the columns in the Concourse.
• Lower Level, Second Floor, and Third Floor: There are wall-mounted iPads located near the elevator and near the stairwell (caddy corner to the elevator).
There are iMacs available for sit-down use on the Third Floor, Second Floor and Lower Level of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library. These systems require a login using your PTS network account or a guest account, available at the Service Desk.
The iMacs boot into Windows and OSX - choose the operating system at power on.
Laptop Loaner Program
Laptop and iPad loans are solely for PTS personnel (current students, faculty, staff and administrators) and Seminary alumni/ae who have an active borrowing card. View the policy.
Conveniently located on the second floor of the new library, the Media Lab is a fully staffed, client supported, state-of-the-art facility where students and faculty can learn and experience the many uses of new media in theological education. Lab staff will provide introductory instruction and assistance in the use of lab equipment and software as it pertains to the clients’ project. The lab is a self-paced resource for clients to train and complete multimedia projects independently.
Media Lab Hours
Microform Reader/Scanner/Printers: Saving and Printing
There are many ways to save and print scans (PDFs) from the microform
reader/scanner/printers on the 2nd Floor of the library:
1. Save to your USB
2. Burn to a CD using the Windows 7 built-in burning
3. Save to your H: drive (if you have a folder)
4. Upload to
5. Upload to SkyDrive
6. Upload to Google Drive
7. Send email
using web browser through webmail (Firefox, IE, Chrome)
8. Print to any printer in
the library using your swipe card to release the print job
Instructions for using the microform reader/scanner/printers are located in the microform
area on the 2nd Floor. These systems require a login using your PTS network account or a guest account, available at the Service Desk.
Mobile Access to Library Resources
Download the Princeton Theological Seminary mobile app. Access FindIt!, the PTS Library's catalog, and other research resources, manage your account and contact PTS librarians for research questions. View real-time shuttle information, the faculty directory, news, events and more. Available for Apple iOS, Android, Windows phone, and Amazon Kindle. Additional information about mobile-friendly Library resources is available in our Guide to Mobile Resources.
Off-Campus Access to Library Resources
In order to access library resources, such as research databases and e-journals, from off-campus, you must authenticate via EZProxy using your PTS network ID and password. Alumni/ae must establish an account through Advancement in order to access a set of e-resources purchased by the library specifically for PTS Alumni/ae. Instructions are available here. If you do not have a PTS username and password, you may wish to see our list of freely available recommended resources.
When using the iMac workstations in the library (Lower Level, Second Floor, Third Floor; Library Place (west) side of the building), use the printers closest to those workstations. These printers print in black/white only. You can also swipe your PTS ID card and release your document(s) at any of the three printer locations. If you would like to print in color, select color from the print menu and proceed to the First Floor Copy Center (near the Service Desk) to swipe and release your document(s) from the large copier/printers. Wireless printing is available from your laptop or mobile device. You will need to login with your network ID and password.
Scanners are located on the First Floor in the Copy Center, on the Second Floor in the Media Lab, and on the Third Floor in the wide aisle in the stack area left off of the elevator. Building Guide
Wireless Access to Library Resources
The Princeton Theological Seminary Library provides wireless Internet, which is accessible in most public parts of the library building. Library users bringing their own laptops or tablets are able to access to wide array of online library resources.
To connect to the guest network, with limited access, choose PTS-Guest-Wireless. Next, open a web browser. You should be automatically directed to a web page to authenticate. Use the name PTSGuest and the password seminaryguest. Once authenticated, you should be able to surf the web, check email, etc.
To connect to the secured network, with full network access, choose PTS-Secured-Wireless. You will be prompted to log in; use your PTS network account username and password. OSX users may be prompted for a second login; this is your local computer login to accept the changes to your system.