University of Oregon

Technology Services

The UO Libraries offer a variety of support services to faculty, students, and staff. Electronic classrooms, audio visual equipment circulation and media production facilities are just a few of the services provided.

Canvas (learning management system)

Canvas is the enterprise learning management system for the UO campus. Provided centrally by the UO Libraries, Canvas is an easy-to-use web-based tool for hosting syllabi, assignments, grades, discussion tools, web conferences, quizzes, exams, and more. Your UO e-mail username and password is required for access. For support, visit the CMET page.

Classroom Technology Support

The Classroom Technology Group in the Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET)  provides classroom design, training, and equipment distribution services to support the university's instructional programs, as well as audio/visual design and engineering services for all campus spaces.

CMET Consulting

CMET Consulting is the Library's primary service point for faculty who need assistance with the use of instructional technology outside the classroom. Its mission is to promote active learning through innovative use of technology.

Digital Scholarship Center

The Digital Scholarship Center provides consultation and tools to enhance research and teaching with digital technologies. The DSC has a sandbox lab, provides digital production, and offers a full range of web and multimedia design and development services to support teaching and research at the UO.

Electronic Classrooms

There are several wired and wireless classrooms located in the Knight Library. All of them offer computers for student and faculty use, as well as a variety of media and projection equipment.

Equipment Checkout

Current UO students can borrow laptop computers from the Science Library.  Digital cameras, camcorders, and other media equipment items are available from the Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET).  Some similar equipment is also available at the Science Library. The Classroom Technology group in CMET also loans a variety of equipment to support instruction in university CRN classes.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The UO Libraries provide access to ArcMap/ArcGIS and a variety of datasets, available for download. ArcMap/ArcGIS is installed on the library's  individual and collaborative workstations. For further information, contact the Map and Aerial Photography Library.

Learning Commons

Learning Commons promote interactivity, exploration, discovery and community with a blend of expert research assistance, tutoring, advising, and technology. The UO Libraries provides learning commons facilities in Eugene (Knight, AAA, and Science Libraries) and Portland. Services include research consultation and instruction,  academic and internet workstationslaptop checkout (Science Library only), and more >>

Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources

Current UO students, faculty, and staff can connect to electronic resources from off-campus. In order to do so, you will need to authenticate yourself by following the directions on the Off-Campus Access page.

Video Production

The Center for Media and Educational Technologies offers a comprehensive range of professional television and video production services to the university community, state agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Wireless (and Wired) Access

Both wired and wireless access areas are available at the UO Libraries. Wireless access is available in most public areas in the AAA, Knight, Law, Math, and Science libraries.


Created by bkelly on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Dec 22, 2015
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