Computers, Laptops, Internet Access & Wireless


The library has over 40 computers located in open areas of the first and second floors for research and educational purposes. These computers provide access to online catalogs, article databases, full-text resources, and scholarly websites for for UAA/APU students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public.

The library computers have Chrome, Firefox and MS Office and can print with a Wolf card or copy card.

In addition to the library computers, there is an ITS open computer lab with additional software for UAA students located on the first floor of the library.



Internet Access

UAA/APU users can access the open Internet with their university credentials on any library computer with no time limit.

The general public can use the Guest Browser on any library computer to conduct library research with no time limit. The Guest Browser is restricted to the library website and subscriptions resources.

The general public can access the Internet up to 60 minutes per day by logging into one of the 5 designated public computers near the Reference Desk on the first floor of the the Consortium Library. Login requires a library card number and PIN from the Anchorage Public Library or any other library in the Alaska Library Catalog. Guest with no local public library card can register for an Internet-Only library card at the circulation desk. The public computers are available on a first come, first server basis.


Wireless Internet connectivity is available throughout the Consortium Library building with no time limit.

UAA WiFi - Guest
Anyone can use this network to access library subscription resources and basic Internet. This network has speed and security restrictions.
UAA WiFi - Anchorage
Requires UAA username and password. This network only needs to be configured once for use on your device(s).

More information on UAA's wireless network...