Calvin T. Ryan Library

University of Nebraska Kearney
2508 11th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68849-2240

Tel: (308) 865-8535
Fax: (308) 865-8722

Coord Library Technology Services &
E-Resources Librarian
Bobbi-Jean Ludwig

Email: ludwigbj@unk.edu
Tel: (308) 865-8585

Software & Technology Available in the Library

Mac Software

The library has 6 iMacs, all are located on the lower level.

iLife software suite

Apple iLife
​Garage Band
iMovie
​iPhoto

Web Browser

Apple Safari
Web Browser  

Apple Xcode

Apple Xcode
​Integrated development environment for macOS containing a suite of software development tools developed by Apple for developing software for macOS, iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

Evernote note taking tool

Evernote
​Note taking, organizing, task lists, and archiving.

iBooks Author

​iBooks Author
E-book authoring application

iTunes

iTunes (For Podcasts)

​Microsoft Office 2016
Excel
OneNote
Outlook
PowerPoint
Word

Quicktime

QuickTime
Multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc., capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity.

Wepa Printing

WEPA
​Cloud based, print management solution for student printing in higher education and university settings. 

Library Spaces

Computer Labs

Main Floor Lab
Main Floor Computer Lab

  • Hovercam Solo 8+ document camera
  • Aver Media camera
  • Wacom Tablet
  • 10 laptops in the cart
  • 10 laptops available at Circulation Department
  • Seating Capacity - 35

East Lower Level Lab
East Lower Level Lab

  • Hovercam Solo 8+ document camera
  • Aver Media camera
  • Wacom Tablet
  • 29 desktops
  • Seating Capacity - 29

West Lower Level Lab
West Lower Level Lab

  • Hovercam Solo 8+ document camera
  • Aver Media camera
  • Wacom Tablet
  • 20 desktops
  • Seating Capacity - 20



Additional Rooms

To reserve a class or meeting room please contact a librarian.

Curriculum Classroom
Curriculum Classroom

  • Located on the east side of lower level
  • Hovercam Solo 8+ document camera
  • Aver Media camera
  • Seating Capacity - 14

Curriculum Meeting Room
Curriculum Meeting Room

  • Located on north side of lower level
  • Cart Projector with desktop
  • TV with DVD player
  • Soft seating
  • Tables for study groups
  • Seating Capatcity - 34

Jennings Room
Jennings Room

  • Located on northwest corner of second floor
  • Hovercam Solo 8+ document camera
  • Tables for study groups
  • Seating Capacity - 16



Lactation Room

Calvin T. Ryan Library provides a lactation room for students, faculty, and staff, and is available all hours that the library is open. This room is located on the main floor of the library. The room is available on a first-come, first served and is equipped with a changing table, rocking chair, and sink. Please visit the Circulation Desk if you have any questions.


Study Rooms

The library has four study rooms available for student use. Social Work students may reserve Room 115A, located on the main floor. The remaining study rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis.


Quiet Spaces for Online Meetings

Along with the Study Rooms the library has identified several locations that can provide a quiet space for online meetings. These spaces are highlighted in green.

First Floor Quiet Spaces
Second Floor Quiet Spaces
Lower Level Quiet Spaces

Wepa Printing

Wepa Printing Prices

  • Per page, single-sided, black and white, it is $.10
  • Per page, double-sided, black and white, it is $.15
  • Per page, single-sided, color, it is $.40
  • Per page, double-sided, color, it is $.80
  • Learn more with UNK Printing FAQWepa's user guide

Wepa Printing Locations

  • Calvin T. Ryan Library - 3 on main floor
  • Mens Hall
  • Memorial Student Affairs Building
  • Mantor Hall - Computer Lab
  • Otto Olsen Building - Near Room 132
  • Antelope Hall - Computer Lab
  • Nebraskan Student Union - Food Court-West End of First Floor
  • Centennial Tower West - Computer Lab
  • Centennial Tower East - Computer Lab
  • College of Education Building - Atrium area
  • University Residence South - Computer Lab
  • West Center - 115E

Additional Information

Laptops & Equipment


Laptops


Dell Laptop
Dell Laptops

The library has 19 Dell laptops available for check out.  These may be checked out for the entire semester.

Lenovo Laptop
Lenovo Laptops

There are 10 Lenovo laptops for check out. These check out for 3 days.



Equipment for Checkout


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Blue Yeti Microphones

The library has two Blue Yeti Microphones are available to check out for 4 hours


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Tripods

Tripods with attachments for mobile devices check out for 4 hours


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Calculators

The library has Scientific & Graphing calculators available to check out for 4 hours.


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Tracing Tablets

Two tracing tablets are available to check out. Check out length is 7 days.



Equipment for In Library Use


Photocopiers
Photocopiers

The library has two photocopiers located on the main floor. Copies cost 5 cents per page. The photocopier on the left takes bills or coins and only copies in black and white.

The photocopier on the right has a card swipe that only accepts funds from a Loper Dollars account. This copier will copy in color or black and white. It can also scan and send copies to an email account.

Tracing Table
Tracing Table

The library has a tracing table in the main floor cafe.

Flatbed Scanner
Flatbed Scanners

One of two flatbed scanners located on the main floor.


Tabletop games
Tabletop Games

Need a break from studies, the library has tabletop games available for use. They are located across from the Circulation desk.

Typewriters
Typewriters

We have one typewriter located on the main floor and another one located outside the Curriculum Offices on the lower level.

Flatbed Scanner
Microfilm/Microfiche Reader

One of two microfilm/fiche readers on the main floor.


Exercise Bikes
Exercise Bikes

Two exercise bikes are located on the second floor.

Windows Software

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise. The Library has 101 Windows PC's and 20 Windows laptops. Software is available in labs and open areas unless otherwise noted.

PDF Viewer

Adobe Acrobat Reader
Read PDFs

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 cc
Set of applications and services from Adobe Systems that gives subscribers access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

Anaconda platform for Python data science

Anaconda
Free and open-source distribution of the Python and R programming languages for scientific computing (data science, machine learning applications, large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, etc.), that aims to simplify package management and deployment.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

ArcGIS pro

ArcGIS pro
Application for building maps in 2D & 3D.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

Audacity sound editor

Audacity
Free and open-source digital audio editor and recording application software.

Geobra tool for mathematics and science

Geogebra
I​nteractive geometry, algebra, statistics and calculus application, intended for learning and teaching mathematics and science from primary school to university level.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

Gmetrix

GMetrix
​Program that allows you to practice taking Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

Wolfram Mathematica

​Mathematica
​Modern technical computing system spanning most areas of technical computing - including neural networks, machine learning, image processing, geometry, data science, visualizations, and others. The system is used in many technical, scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing fields.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

MATLAB Mathworks

Matlab
​Multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks. 
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

Microsoft Office
Access
​Excel
InfoPath Designer 
InfoPath Filler
OneNote
PowerPoint
Publisher
Word

Firefox web browser

Mozilla Firefox
Web Browser 

Notepad ++ text editor

Notepad ++
Text editor and source code editor for use with Microsoft Windows.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

Paint.net photo and image editor

Paint.net
Photo and graphics editing program.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

R software for statistical computing

R
Programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

SPSS statistics software package

SPSS
​Software package used for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.

VLC media player

VLC (Media Player) 
Free and open-source portable cross-platform media player software and streaming media server

Wepa Printing

WEPA
​Cloud based, print management solution for student printing in higher education and university settings. 

wxMaxima computer algebra system

wxMaxima
​Document based interface for the computer algebra system Maxima
 Only available in the Lower Level West Lab.