Library Application and Equipment Wellness Checklist

Library Application and Equipment Wellness Checklist

  • Network Equipment
    • Network switches for public and staff PCs and printers
      • Check to confirm power is on for each switch located in the network closet or room where equipment is housed
      • These switches have many ports and the lights should be flickering
    • Network mini switches for staff and public PCs and printers
      • Check to confirm power is on for each switch
      • This is a 5 or 8 port switch located under desks or tables
      • Allows one network port to be shared by many devices
    • Linksys Wireless Access Points
      • Located in network room, ceiling, wall or public/staff areas
      • Check to confirm power is on – Green or Blue light indicates power is on
      • Blue light indicates wireless devices are connected
  • Public and Staff Computers
    • Check to confirm power is on for each PC
    • Login to each device and check that applications such as Excel or Word are working
    • Open a browser and confirm you can get to the MAIN website – https://www.mainlib.org/
    • Test that printing from each device is working properly
    • Run windows updates – must be logged in as administrator
      • Public PCs are usually updated via Deep Freeze so may not be required
    • Public and Staff Printers
      • Check to confirm power is on
      • Test printing as required – especially receipt printers
  • Software/Application checkout:
    • Deep Freeze on Public PCs
      • Check to make sure you see the Bear symbol on taskbar – this means the PC is frozen
    • Envisionware
      • PC Reservation
        • Check that each public PC shows online and available on the screen
        • Login using a library card number to confirm service availability
      • LPTOne
        • Test printing from public PCs to confirm printing services are working for the public PCs
      • PrinterOn
        • Test PrinterOn application via mobile device app and or library website link
  • LEAP/Polaris
      • Test access and functionality to each application used by staff
        • Remember to test receipt printers
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