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New equipment for checkout
Printing in Leavey
Audio/Visual Room
Copy Room
Video Conferencing

New equipment for checkout (see Checkout Policies):

These items are available in complete kits:

  • Camcorder kits (5): Sony Bloggie camcorders.
  • Audio Recorder kits (5): Marantz PMD660 Digital Audio Recorder with microphone, cable, battery and hard case.

These items are also available for checkout:

  • Cameras: Canon PowerShot SX120IS with battery, 4 GB memory card and soft case.
  • Cameras: Nikon Coolpix with battery, 2 GB memory card and soft case
  • LCD Projector: Sanyo PLC-XU55A
  • Headphones: We now have Sony MDR-7506 headphones for use in the Multimedia Commons.

For more details about equipment for checkout: Leavey Library A/V equipment for checkout. For help using the equipment or computer software: Technology Tutorials

Printing in Leavey

USC Libraries provides printing options from all library research terminals, Leavey Library Information Commons and Multimedia Lab computers. The print system is designed to increase the flexibility available to USC Libraries' users in choosing where their output is picked up.

Print output is available in 8.5 x 11 and 11 x 17 in color OR black & white. Library users can also send print jobs wirelessly from a laptop or any other networked computer by uploading the file to

Printouts can only be paid for by USCard (discretionary account or payroll deduction) or by a Print/Copy card that can be purchased at the Doheny, Leavey, or Science & Engineering libraries.

Pricing for Printing

  • Black & White: 12c
  • Double-sided Black & White: 16c (per sheet)
  • Color: 50c
  • Double-sided Color: 70c (per sheet)

USCard Automated Value Transfer Station

A transfer station to add cash to discretionary USCard accounts is located on Leavey's Lower Level.

Audio/Visual Room (first floor past Circulation Desk)

Ten viewing stations with 20'' monitors, VCRs and DVD players are in the A/V Room. For information about usage guidelines and checking out materials, see Policies. In order to provide access to videos create world-wide, Leavey has two region-code free DVD player (model JVC XV-N55 ) and one world-wide format VCR (Samsung SV-5000W) in the A/V Room, as well as  one of each in the Leavey Auditorium.

Copy Room (first floor across from Circulation Desk)

To facilitate research, each library is equipped with color photocopiers, and several libraries have additional copiers specifically designed for book copying as well. For more information, please see

Video Conferencing

Video Conferences in Leavey Library can be held in Collaborative Workrooms 3B and 3V. Faculty, staff and students may reserve these rooms for single or group point-to-point video conference use up to three (3) times each semester, subject to availability. For more information and training, please contact Raul Franco, Multimedia Support Specialist ( 213 740-6682) at least 7 days in advance of the video conference event.

Instructions for use and FAQs are available online. For multipoint, ISDN, or other video conferencing services and locations, please visit the Information Technology video conferencing site.