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LabMaps show the public computers (the ITS-managed "Info Commons" computers) in all three libraries-- and indicate which computers are available. To check on location of rooms, please look at
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Computer Workstations & Software

University Library

First Floor

  • Information Commons:
    • Information Commons area (LI-106): 55 stations. Click here for applications available.
    • Information Commons area (LI-103): 68 stations. Click here for applications available.
    • Information Commons Macintosh Room (LI-137): 41 iMacs.Click here for applications available.


    • Information Commons:
      • Current Periodicals Reading Room (LI-B3): 4 stations. Click here for applications available.
      • Bound Periodicals Reading Room (LI-B39): 11 stations. Click here for applications available.
    • Innovate Make Create center, IMC (LI-B2 and LI-B41): 15 Macs and 17 Windows stations:Click here for applications available. Macintosh and Windows platforms support digital image editing, web applications, audio and video editing, etc. Equipment available for capturing, editing, recording and creating digital formats.
    • Video Chat Rooms, LI-B29 and LI-B30, within the Current Periodicals Reading room are dedicated to audio and video chat. The rooms accommodate one person. The rooms may be reserved in advance and may be available on demand. Each room is equipped with a Windows 7 computer and webcam. Some of the applications that are installed include: Audacity, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Google Hangouts, WebEx, Skype for Business, Skype, and Video Call Recording for Skype.

    Science Library

    First Level

    • Information Commons:
      • Information Commons Area (SL-112): 28 stations. Click here for applications available.
      • Information Commons Area (SL-152): 65 stations. Click here for applications available.
      • 4 workstations near Current Periodicals Room

      CD-ROM Workstations (no internet access)

      • 4 workstations on the east side of the Information Commons with variable configurations including Science Citation Index, SciFinder Scholar, ACM Electronic Guide to Computing Literature, Meteorological and Geophysical Abstracts, Statistical Theory and Methods Abstracts, McGraw-Hill Science and Technical Reference Set, Science Magazine, New England Journal of Medicine, American Medical Association journals.

      Dewey Library

      Main Floor

      • Information Commons area (first floor): 15 stations.Click here for applications available.
      • 1 workstation in Microforms area: Microsoft Office, various media players, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and software for students with disabilities: Kurzweil 1000, Dragon Speaking Naturally and JAWS

      Lower Level

      • Information Commons area (basement): 28 stations. Click here for applications available.

      Video Workstations

      The Libraries offer VCR, DVD and Laser Disc players for media playback.

      • University Library, basement, in the IMC:
      • 2 VCR/DVD combination units.
      • 1 region-free DVD player that plays DVDs originating from anywhere in the world; this model is also available for loan.
      • 1 Laser disk player
      • Science Library, first level, near the Current Periodicals Reading Room: 2 VCRs
      • Dewey Library, lower level: one VCR/DVD combination unit.

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