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The Library has over 50 computers in our Database Centers and Haystac Island (public use PCs), and over 100 computers in the Learning Commons (NetID required. Includes PCs and Macs). All computers have unrestricted Internet access and include the full Microsoft Office suite. Specialized software is available in the Learning Commons.

PC

These workstations have the following software installed:

Operating System(s)

  • Microsoft Windows XP

Main Apps

  • Microsoft Access 2003
  • Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft Publisher 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2003
  • Microsoft Works 4.0
  • SPSS 13.0 for Windows
  • Microsoft Visio 2000
  • Microsoft Project 2000

Communication Apps

  • AOL
  • Finger
  • Internet Explorer
  • MSN Explorer
  • MSN Messenger 7.5
  • Microsoft Office Outlook
  • Outlook Express
  • Netscape
  • Ping
  • Rapid FTP
  • Telnet Presenter
  • TN3270
  • TN5250
  • VT 420
  • Windows Messenger
  • Yahoo Messenger

Courseware Apps

  • FinCoach
  • MGMT 3100
    • AMS (Applied Management Science)
    • Win QSP
  • MGMT 6115
  • MGMT 6130
    • SBE Oracle Classes Login
  • Paralegal
  • POM for Window
  • Peachtree Accounting 8.0
  • QM for Windows
  • Quick Books Pro
  • SBE Faculty
  • Science Coursework
  • NetBeans

Multimedia Apps

  • Acrobat 6.0
  • Acrobat Distiller 6.0
  • Adobe Illustrator 10.0.3
  • Adobe Pagemaker 6.5
  • Adobe Image Ready 2.0
  • Adobe Photoshop 5.5
  • Microsoft Front Page
  • Microsoft Office Picture Manager
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2003
  • Windows Movie Maker

Utilities

  • Acrobat Distiller 6.0
  • Acrobat Reader 7.0
  • Burn CDs & DVDs /Record Now
  • Calculator
  • eGems Collector Pro
  • iTunes
  • McAfee Virus Scan
  • Windows Media Player
  • Power DVD
  • QuickTime Player
  • Real Player
  • VirusScan Console
  • winamp
  • Windows Journal Viewer
  • WordPad
  • Zoom Text 8.1

Tutorials & Docs

  • Encarta Encyclopedia
  • Encarta English Dictionary
  • Encarta Interactive
  • Encarta Research Organizer
  • Introduction to Microsoft Works 4
  • Peachtree Accounting Tutorial
  • POWERPREP GRE
  • POWERPREP GMAT
  • QuickBooks Pro Help
  • Scanner Utilites (Scanner station only)
  • HP ScanJet Copy Utility
  • OmniPage Pro 10
  • HP Scanner Test

Power Macintosh Workstations

These computers have the following software installed:

Operating System(s)

  • MAC OS 10.4.7

Communication

  • America Online 10.3
  • Fetch 4.0.3
  • ichat
  • ICQ 3.4
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2.3
  • MSN Messenger 4.0
  • Netscape 7.2
  • Safari 2.0.4
  • Sherlock 3.6.1
  • Telnet/SSH App/JellyfiSSH 3.1.2
  • Yahoo Messenger 2.5.3

Main Apps

  • Microsoft Excel 11.2.3
  • Microsoft Power Point 11.2.3
  • Microsoft Word 11.2
  • SPSS 11
  • AppleWorks 6
  • Adobe Reader 7.0

Multimedia and Desktop Publishing

  • Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1
  • Adobe PageMaker 6.5
  • Adobe ImageReady 7.0.1
  • Adobe InDesign 2.0.2 (Limited availability)
  • Adobe Illustrator 10.0.3 (Limited availability)
  • iTunes
  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 6.1 (Limited availability)
  • Macromedia Flash MX 6.0 (Limited availability)
  • QuarkXPress (Limited availability)
  • Quicktime Player
  • RealPlayer
  • Windows Media Player

Utilities

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 & 7.5
  • Apple System Profiler
  • Calculator
  • DropStuff
  • Disk First Aid
  • Font Book
  • Calculator
  • Preview 3.0.7
  • Shareware
  • Scrapbook
  • Sherlock
  • Simple Sound
  • Simple Text
  • Stickies
  • Stuffit Expander
  • TextEdit
  • Virex 7.5 Virus Protection

Scanner Apps (scanner station only)

  • ABBYY FineReader 5 Sprint Plus

Assistive Technology Software

JAWS – Screen reading software (Blind or Low Vision) (PC ONLY)

  • Screen reading software, will read most text on the screen, which is accessible with the screen reader, using keyboard commands
  • Activated from icon on the desktop, in the start menu, or in the Assistive Technology folder

ZoomText – Screen enlarging software (Low Vision) (PC ONLY)

  • Enlarges everything on the screen from 2X – 16X magnification
  • Speech can also be activated to speak as it the cursor passes a word
  • Available on all lab computers
  • Activated from icon on the desktop, in the start menu, or in the Assistive Technology folder

Kurzweil 1000 – Scanning software for the blind (Blind) (PC ONLY)

    Allows text documents to be scanned and read back or saved into various formats for reading or translation at a later time. (Read back can only be done with K1000 or another screen reader. Translation can only be done with a Braille translator program such as Duxbury.) NOTE: K1000 is an OCR program, Tables, columns, graphs, illustrations and other odd formatting will not be scanned as you see it on the original document or book, or read back correctly.

Kurzweil 3000 – Scanning software for the Learning Disabled (LD) (PC & MAC)

    Allows scanning of materials that will be read back and highlighted at various speed, colors, sizes for users with learning disabilities. This is Not an OCR program, it will scan what it sees, the ways it sees it, however, if the text quality is poor, the read back will be poor. (ie, poor quality originals, lines, notes, shaded areas with text, highlighters, smudges, (mainly found in used textbooks) will all make poor quality scans.)

Inspiration – Brainstorming software for the Learning Disabled (LD) (PC & MAC)

    Thought mapping software will allow you to put your thoughts down (on the computer) into shapes (bubbles, squares, etc.) then connect them with lines, to make a diagram of your thoughts. It also allows you to convert the diagram into an outline.

Dragon Naturally Speaking – Voice recognition software (Physical or LD) (PC ONLY)

    Speak into a microphone connected to the computer and it will type what you DICTATE to it, it will also activate commands spoken into the microphone.

TextHelp Read & Write – Word Prediction software (LD) (PC ONLY)

    Software that will assist in typing papers by word predictions, a speaking spell checker, a dictionary, speech, and a calculator with calculations shown step by step, not just calculated.

Last Updated 04.12.08

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