Book a PC: FAQs
What is the booking system for?
The Library uses the 'myPC' booking system for many computers and group study rooms though most are still 'open access'.
Please note that if you just want to use a group study room without using the PC you will still need to log in so that you don't lose your booking.
Bookable computers can be identified by a notice on the partitions and monitors stating either 'myPC advance bookings' or 'myPC Quick print'.
- Level 3 and 5 computers: 3 hours.
- Level 4 group study tables and rooms: 2 hours.
- 'Quick print' computers: 15 minutes (not bookable in advance).
- Assistive Technology Room (1D04): 3 hours.
- Rest of Glenside: 3 hours.
N.B. If you log off, you cannot log onto a myPC computer in that area for 30 minutes (15 minutes for 'Quick print' computers).
You can book up to 3 sessions, up to 7 days in advance. Sessions cannot be consecutive.
You can book up to 7 days in advance.
- Level 2: by staircase 7
- Level 3: at the IT Support Centre
- Level 4: by the group study rooms (bay 402).
- At the booking PC on the ground floor, near the 'Welcome desk'.
- Log in at pcbooking.uwe.ac.uk
- If booking for another day, select the desired date
- Looking in the area of interest (e.g. 'Level 4 Group Study' or
'Library Level 3') click a free time on the calendar (shown with a
- Select the start and finish time, make a note of the
Station number and click 'Save'
- Logout using the link in the top right-hand corner.
You must attend the booking within 15 minutes of the start time or your booking will be lost.
Don't log off, as this will close your session, and during peak times you will not be able to log back onto an advance booking PC for 30 minutes.
Please contact a member of the IT Support Centre staff for assistance. If your PC crashes, power it off and on by holding down the power button and you should be able to carry on working. If there is some equipment failure we will do our best to get you access to a PC but this may not always be possible.
These are myPC controlled computers which allow users to quickly print out documents. They have a 15 minute usage, 10 minute no return policy.
At Frenchay, they are located on level 2 by staircase 8 (opposite the Enquiry Desk) and on levels 3, 4 and 5 in the copier/printer rooms.
Apart from those computers mentioned above, all other machines have no restrictions.
A decision about Bower Ashton will be made based on experiences and feedback fromother campuses.