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The Allen County Public Library has over 450 computers available for patron use at the main library and its thirteen branches with access to the Internet, library catalog, and MS Office products.

All public computers contain:
  • Windows 7
  • MS Office 2010 applications including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word , and OneNote
  • IM Clients – AIM express, MSN web messenger, and Yahoo web messenger
  • Web Browsers – IE8 and Firefox
  • KeyTrain – web link to the Key Train website which teaches basic workplace training skills.
All computers have USB ports. Flash drives are available for purchase at all checkout desks.  For more information see How to save files on Public Computers

A public computer can be used for 1 hour with a valid ACPL card. Patrons may bring their own headphones to listen to audio.

Free Wireless Internet Access is available at all 14 ACPL locations. WiFi Printing is also offered.

Dial-up access to the Library's Research Databases is also available.

Patrons may print from any computer for $0.10 per page.  For more information see Printing.

By choosing to use one of the public computers, patrons agree to abide by the ACPL’s Computer Resources and Internet Access Policy.
 

Saving Files & Printing
Dial-up Access
Computer Resources and Internet Access       Policy.
ACPL Social Media Community Standards



Google has one of the largest databases of web documents in the world.
0 Yahoo has over 20 billion "web objects"
Exalead has over 8 billion searchable pages.
Ask allows users to get answers to questions posed in natural language.


Binkx is a multimedia search engine
Pinakes is a superb collection of Virtual Libraries


Vivisimo metasearch engine provides dynamically clustered results.
Ixquick Excellent meta search engine


Yahoo Directory provides 14 main categories
Google Directory provides 16 main categories
The Open Directory Project provides access to 16 main categories.

 
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