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IT HelpDesk at ODY

Since 2011, Owen D. Young Library is home to Information Technology's second help desk. In 2014, the IT HelpDesk was combined with the Research HelpDesk to provide a more seamless experience for our faculty, staff and students. Both the IT HelpDesk and Research HelpDesk are located on the main floor opposite of the Circulation Desk.

Technology assistance is available at the ODY IT HelpDesk and IT's main office located in Madill Hall. Assistance is also available by calling (315) 229-5770 or emailing

For research assistance, ODY's Research HelpDesk can connect you with reference librarians and student research assistant.  Information regarding ODY's Research HelpDesk is available at or by phone (315) 229-5447.

Educational Technologies

Educational Technologies staff are located at the lower level of ODY and available for IT support. Contact the IT HelpDesk to schedule a consultation.

Technology Intensive Spaces

In addition to general computing labs, and other general access computers located throughout the library, IT maintains a number of specialized resources in ODY:

  • The Center for Teaching and Learning (available to faculty and staff) includes a large screen projection surface to which users may connect their personal computing devices or a laptop available for loan through the Circulation Desk
  • For smaller group collaboration, the BYOTech Alcove features an LCD display to which up to four computing devices may be connected sharing the display
  • A Media Lab features technology support a wide range of multi-media projects with support nearby through the IT HelpDesk
  • And, a Technology Training Lab where Educational Technologies staff offer a weekly workshop series or can offer specially developed workshops for university departments or groups. This lab also features technology for small group video conferencing