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You can use the Computer Finder to see how many free workstations there are in the various branches.

This page contains information on the public computer workstations located in the Library branches across campus.

Location of computer workstations


Birks Reading Room

  • 3 workstations available

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Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library

  • One public computer is available

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Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Location of computer workstations

  • Main floor Redpath Library Building
  • Humanities and Social Sciences eZone - Main floor McLennan Library Building
  • 125 public computers are available in the Cyberthèque

Specialized software/hardware

  • Adobe Acrobat Professional (Cyberthèque: CYBER052, CYBER053)
  • Adobe Photoshop (McLennan: MCL056; Cyberthèque: CYBER052, CYBER053)
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements (COMMONS25, COMMONS26)

Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art

  • 11 public computers are available in the reference area as you enter the library

Specialized software/hardware

  • Adobe Photoshop (BLDR002, BLDR003)

     

    Electronic Data Resources Service

    • 14 public computers are available in Room M2-37A.

    Specialized software/hardware

    • Adobe Acrobat 6.0
    • Adobe Photoshop (EDRS014)
    • SAS
    • STATA (available only in the EDRS centre)
    • Stat/Transfer (available only in the EDRS centre)
    • WSftp
    • ArcView (available on designated computers)
    • Scanner available for text, slides, and photo negatives

    Government Information Service

    • 7 workstations
    • 1 catalogue terminal
    • Accessible to the general public for the purpose of accessing government information exclusively
    • Members of the public can request a depository login at the Information Desk of Government Information

    Specialized software/hardware

    • Adobe Photoshop (GOVINFO8)

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      Islamic Studies Library

      • 10 public computers are available in the eZone, located near the Information Desk
      • 4 public computers are available in the fountain room, near the entrance to the Octagon Room
      • 1 public computer (Catalogue access only) is located near the Auto-Loan machine
      • 1 public computer (Catalogue only) is located on the second floor, in the back section

      Specialized software/hardware

      • All computers have Arabic/English keyboards

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      Macdonald Campus Library

      • 49 public computers available

      Specialized software/hardware

      • Adobe Photoshop 7.0 on 2 computers (MACD22 and MACD25) with scanners
      • Adobe Acrobat Professional on 1 computer (MACD22)
      • ArcGIS on 23 computers (eZone, MACD26, MACD29)
      • SAS on 20 computers (eZone)
      • JAWS on 2 computers (MACD22 and MACD25)
      • Stella

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      Marvin Duchow Music Library

      Location of computer workstations

      • 58 public computer workstations are distributed across the 3 floors of the Library.
      • All computer stations in the Library are equipped with headphones to facilitate private listening to and viewing of recorded performances.  

      Laptop computers (borrowed from the 4th-floor desk)

      • The Music Library loans 9 MacBook Pros and 2 Lenovo T500 Thinkpad PC laptops with specialized music software. (Note: available only to music students/faculty)

      Music Student Computer Room (MSCR)

      The Music Student Computer Room, located on the 5th floor, provides a highly specialized environment for music and multimedia authoring.

      Student navigators are available for on-site consultation during the academic year, every day from 12:00 - 17:00. Variations in this schedule are posted in the MSCR.

      • 12 workstations with piano keyboards - 7 Power Macs (OS X) and 5 PCs (Windows 7) - are available in the MSCR.

      Specialized software

      I. Available on public computers

      • Audacity
      • Finale 2012 & 2014 – stations 49-54 (4th floor, north end)
      • Sibelius – stations 49-54 (4th floor, north end)
      • Transcribe! – stations 49-54 (4th floor, north end)
      • Practica Musica – stations 37, 39, 40, 42 (4th floor, near the elevator)
      • JAWS, ZoomText, and a document reader (5th floor, north end)

      II. Available in the Music Student Computer Room (5th floor)

      Notation

      • Finale (PC/Mac)
      • Sibelius (PC/Mac)

      Audio/video editing

      • Audacity (PC/Mac)
      • Burn (Mac)
      • Final Cut Pro (Mac)
      • Garage Band (Mac)
      • HandBrake (PC/Mac)
      • Logic Pro (Mac)
      • MIDI Keyboards with MIDI interface

      Transcription

      • Transcribe! (PC & Mac)

      Multimedia authoring

      • Adobe Photoshop (PC/Mac) on computers with scanners

      Other

      • Matlab (Mac)
      • Max MSP (PC/Mac)
      • VLC Media Player (Mac & PC)

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      Nahum Gelber Law Library

      • Computers are available in the Dobrin-Steinberg Computer Classroom, a teaching and training facility for legal methodology and information literacy programs
      • The room can be booked by members of the University for teaching purposes
      • When not in use as a classroom it can be used by students as a computer lab
      • For booking, check the schedule

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      Osler Library of the History of Medicine

      • 3 public computers available

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      Rare Books and Special Collections

      • Two public computers are available in the Reading Room.

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      Schulich Library of Science and Engineering

      Location of computer workstations

      Level 2

      • 10 computer workstations in the lobby (2 catalogue-only workstations)
      • 8 computer workstations in the lounge
      • 1 adapted workstation equipped with scanner, screen reader and large-print software in the lounge
      • 1 black and white printer/photocopier/scanner in the lobby

      Level 3

      • 2 computer workstations in the hallway (1 catalogue-only workstation)
      • 17 computer workstations in the turret
      • 26 computer workstations in room 313 (eZone)
      • wired VPN network jacks for laptop users in the turret
      • 1 black and white printer/photocopier/scanner in the hallway
      • 1 colour printer/photocopier/scanner in the hallway
      • 2 scanners in Room 313

      Level 4

      • 2 computer workstations in the hallway (1 catalogue-only workstation)
      • 17 computer workstations in the turret
      • 25 computer workstations in room 413 (eZone)
      • wired VPN network jacks for laptop users in the turret
      • 1 black and white printer/photocopier/scanner in the hallway
      • 2 scanners in Room 413

      Level 5

      • 2 computer workstations in the hallway (1 catalogue-only workstation)
      • 16 computer workstations in the turret
      • wired VPN network jacks for laptop users in the turret and in the room across from the elevator
      • 1 black and white printer/photocopier/scanner in the hallway

      Specialized software

      • Adobe Acrobat Professional on Schulich038 (Room 313), Schulich041 (Room 313), Schulich079 (Room 413), Schulich083 (Room 413) and Schulich-OSD (main floor in Consultation Zone)

      Guest access

      Guests to the library may sign into all workstations, except the workstations in the two eZones (Room 313 and Room 413).

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