Computer workstations

Computer Finder

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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Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Location of computer workstations

  • Main floor Redpath Library Building
  • McLennan e-Classroom - Main floor McLennan Library Building
  • 125 public computers are available in the Cyberthèque

Specialized software/hardware 

  • Adobe Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Cyberthèque: CYBER052, CYBER053)
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Cyberthèque Classroom: CYBER024, CYBER025, CYBER026, CYBER027, CYBER028)
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (McLennan e-Classroom: ECLASS018, ECLASS019, ECLASS020, ECLASS023, ECLASS024)
  • Cmap Tools (McLennan e-Classroom, Cyberthèque Classroom)
  • Can 8 (Group Study Area, Redpath Main Floor: COMMONS001 to COMMONS024) 

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 Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (BLDR002, BLDR003)

Data Lab (M2-37A)

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

Specialized software/hardware

  • ArcGIS
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (EDRS014, 108-272-03)
  • Adobe Photoshop (EDRS001)
  • Beyond 2020
  • Google Earth
  • MATLAB
  • NVivo (workstations EDRS010, EDRS11, EDRS13)
  • QGIS
  • R
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stat/Transfer
  • STATA
  • WSftp
  • 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 Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & 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
    • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Morrice Hall, Main Floor: ISLAMICS011, ISLAMICS012)

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    Macdonald Campus Library

    • 52 public computers available

    Specialized software/hardware

    • Adobe Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Barton Building, 2nd Floor: MACD018, MACD019)
    • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Barton Building, Main Floor: MACD023, MACD024)
    • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop on OSD computers with scanners (Barton Building, Main Floor: MACD-OSD001, MACD-OSD002)
    • ArcGIS on 23 computers (eZone, MACD26, MACD29)
    • JAWS on 2 computers (MACD-OSD 001 and MACD-OSD 002)
    • SAS on 20 computers (eZone)
    • Stat/Transfer on 5 computers (MACD-OSD 001, MACD-OSD 002, MACD47, MACD48, MACD49)
    • STATA (eZone)
    • Stella

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    Marvin Duchow Music Library

    Location of computer workstations

    • 54 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 12 Mac 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. (Access limited to students in Music)

    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 Macs (OS X) and 5 PCs (Windows 7) - are available in the MSCR.

    Specialized software

    I. Available on public computers

    • Audacity
    • Finale – 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 Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (3rd Floor: MUSIC033, MUSIC038, MUSIC041 / 5th Floor: MUSICLAB001, MUSIC-OSD)
    • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (3rd Floor: MUSIC001 / 4th Floor: MUSIC042 / 5th Floor: MUSIC037, MUSICLAB003, MUSICLAB004)

    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

    Specialized software/hardware

    • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Dobrin Steinberg Classroom: DSCC07, DSCC20, DSCC21, DSCC22, DSCC24)

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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 Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, 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 (new in 2016) 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

    November 2016: Thanks to the SSMU Library Improvement Fund, 16 new computers were installed in room 413 eZone (Schulich024, Schulich026, Schulich029, Schulich054, Schulich055, Schulich068, Schulich069, Schulich070, Schulich071, Schulich072, Schulich073, Schulich074, Schulich075, Schulich076, Schulich103, Schulich103).

    They all have up-to-date components, to provide a faster and overall better user experience. Learn more »

    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 (Room 413: Schulich083 ) 
    • Adobe Creative Suite CS5, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (Room 313: Schulich038, Schulich041, SchulichOSD / Room 413: Schulich079)
    • Adobe Creative Suite CS6, includes Acrobat & Photoshop (4th Floor eClass: Schulich025, Schulich029, Schulich054, Schulich055)
    • Adobe Photoshop on Schulich083 (Room 413)
    • ArcGIS on all workstations in Room 313 and Room 413
    • Stata on all workstations in Room 313 and 413

    The following specialized software is available on 16 computers in Room 413 - Schulich024, Schulich026, Schulich029, Schulich054, Schulich055, Schulich068, Schulich069, Schulich070, Schulich071, Schulich072, Schulich073, Schulich074, Schulich075, Schulich076, Schulich103, Schulich103:

    • Camtasia Studio 8
    • MATLAB R2016
    • SAS 9.4
    • Snagit 11
    • Wolfram Extras/Mathematica 11

    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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