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Computer Labs

Forsyth Library has a number of computer options available to FHSU students, faculty/staff and community members.

All PC computers listed below have MS Office Suite installed, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access. They also have Lockdown Browser to enable test-taking.

All Apple computers listed below include MS Office Suite PLUS Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash & Illustrator), iWorks and iMovie.

Dimensional Mediated Instruction Lab

Location: Forsyth Library, 1st floor (FL 116)

The Dimensional Mediated Instruction Lab has

  • 16 PC computers Windows XP
  • 2 iMacs

These computers are available during all library operating hours on a first-come, first-served basis whenever the lab is not booked for a class. The DMI lab schedule is posted outside the lab.

Library Public-Access Computers

These computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis during all library operating hours.

Location: around Forsyth Library

  • 1st floor, behind Reference Desk: 11 PCs - 1 Mac - 1 sight/mobility/hearing accessible PC
  • 2nd floor, near Government Documents: 6 PCs, 1 Mac
  • basement, Harsh Room: 4 PCs

English Writing Center

Location: Basement - south side (FL20)

The Writing Center has 20 PC computers. These workstations are available during all library operating hours when there are no scheduled classes.


Forsyth Library also has Smart Rooms, with flat-screen monitor hook-ups for your laptop, DVD and VHS players. Smart Rooms can be used on a first-come, first served basis or booked through the Learning Commons.  Reservations take priority over casual use.

Hours and Contacts

Hours:
Fall Hours:

Mon - Thurs:  7:30 am - midnight 
Fri: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - midnight

  Campus closed for Labor Day, Mon, 09/01

  Hours will vary for breaks, intersessions, late nights & holidays ...

For current month(s) and detailed information, please select desired month(s) under announcements (below).

Phone: 785.628.4434
Fax: 785.628.4096
Contacts Directory
Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
Physical Address:

   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099

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