You can now book a computer for a specific time at any of the University sites. You will find this service especially useful when assignments are due to be handed in. You can book a computer up to 7 days in advance.
Bookable computers are in designated areas of each Library and are labeled with unique codes for each site. You can book for up to 3 hours at a time or longer if the PC has not been booked by anyone else.
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Book a PC today at bookapc.beds.ac.uk
Sign in with your usual University username and password.
Complete the booking form by making your selection from the drop down lists.
You will get an email to confirm your booking. Use this email when going to claim your workstation.
The group discussion room can be booked for up to 2 hours for academic purposes only, concurrent bookings are not allowed. Please use the booking form at the Customer Service desk on the ground floor of the library to check and make any bookings. The names of all group members should be written on the form, only those named on the booking sheet are allowed to use the room. The person who made the booking must be present for the whole of the booking period and remains responsible for the room during the booking.
If you are more than 15 minutes late your booking will automatically be cancelled
You can book the interactive whiteboard in the Resource Room for up to 2 hours, concurrent bookings are not allowed. Please use the booking form at the Customer Service desk on the ground floor of the library to check and make any bookings. You will need your ID card to collect the pens and remote from the Customer Service desk. The names of group members should be written on the form and if you are more than 15 minutes late your booking will automatically be cancelled. Please note that other students will be able to use this room whilst you are using the interactive whiteboard.
There are 7 group study rooms with PCs located within the Luton Campus Library. Bookings may be made on the spot via the touch screen door controller or online.
Keyless entry – ID card swipe entry
On the spot booking/access if room is available
Length of any booking 1 hour - up to 2 hours may be booked sequentially Number of bookings per person per week 7 (1hr slots)
Booking cancelled if more than 10 minutes late
Level 2: L207 & L208 Classroom style set for practice presentations audience capacity 8 - 10. Large screens and lecterns, lecture has PC, visulaiser, Panopto camera and microphone
Level 4: L407, L408 & L409 Rooms for collaborative work for between 4 and 7 people
Level 5: L507, L508, L509 & L510 Rooms for collaborative work for between 4 and 7 people
Go to bookaroom.beds.ac.uk
Fill in the details on screens ie ID number; select which room you want (from drop down list) and date then click continue.
In the next screen fill in the time required (time slots which are already booked are indicated) and follow the onscreen instructions.
A PIN will be sent to your University email address to confirm your booking. Make a note of this. Please remember to swipe the entry box with each PIN you have booked. Failure to swipe for each PIN will mean that your booking is cancelled and someone else can book the room.
Staff on the Customer Service desk on level 1 can help with any queries.
There is a booking screen outside every bookable room in a small black box with a touch screen display. This is the door controller.
Instructions: In the “Booking Availability” field if the display is
Green availability you can book in at the door for a one hour or partial hour slot. Simply swipe your University ID card and you can enter the room
If the “Booking Availability” is Yellow or Red touch the button and use the up and down arrows on the display to select and book the next available time. Follow the on screen instructions your PIN will be sent to your University email address
Customers are advised to cancel a booking if they no longer require it. This will free the room up for someone else and not use up their weekly allowance