The University of Miami Libraries have a variety of public computing facilities, offered on a first-come/first-served basis.
The Libraries public PCs are equipped with at least 2 GB RAM, a 20/48x CD/DVD-ROM drive, 250 MB Zip Drive, 1.33 MP 3.5 Floppy Drive, and 80 or 160 GB hard drives, with 20″ or 17″ flat panel monitor.
1st Fl Information Commons: 154 PCs ; 12 Stand-up PCs ; 9 PCs with dedicated scanners ; 2 UPrint Color print/copy/scan stations. Map of 1st Fl IC computer locations
1st FL Mac Alcove: 6 iMacs
1st Fl Digital Media Lab: 5 iMacs ; 2 Mac Pros
1st Fl Seminar Room: 12 dual-boot MAC-minis
1st Fl Group Study Rooms: Rm 103 & Rm. 120 with Plasma screen and PC
2nd Fl Information Commons: 12 PCs ; 1 UPrint Color print/copy/scan stations ; 2 stations w/ TV and VHS/DVD players [NOTE: DVDs may be viewed on all IC computers
2nd Fl Microforms: 4 stations dedicated to viewing/printing microfilm
2nd Fl Group Study Rooms: Rm 203, 205, 206 with Plasma screen and PC
2nd Fl Faculty Reading Room: 2 PCs with shared B&W printer
2nd Fl Cuban Heritage Pavilion: 3 PCs for catalog and CHC resources
3rd Fl Information Literacy Lab: 24 PCs plus Instructor Station
3rd Fl Faculty Exploratory: 12 dual-boot iMacs, plus Instructor Station
4th-7th Fl Richter Stacks : 1 PC per floor for catalog searches and library web site
8th Fl Special Collections: 1 PC for catalog and Special collections resources
Architecture Library: 6 PCs ; 1 large format scanner ; 2 UPrint Color print/copy/scan stations
18 PCs ; 1 UPrint Color print/copy/scan station
2 PCs ; 6 iMACs ; 1 UPrint Color print/copy/scan station
Weeks Music Library
1st Fl Listening Lab: 12 PCs ; 4 dedicated scanners ; 4 stations with CD, LP, and cassette equipment ; 2 stations with DVD / VHS equipment ; 1 PC for catalog searches / Variations Listening ; 1 UPrint Black and White printer ; 1 Color coin-operated copier
1st Fl Group Study Rooms: 2 rooms with CD, LP, and cassette equipment ; LCD screen ; Rm. 120 is equipped with a Mac Mini which is connected to the receiver system to play CD / DVD / VHS ; Rm. 122 is equipped with a PC and VCR. Both rooms allow for laptop connections.
2nd Fl Information Commons: 1 PC for catalog searches ; 10 iMac computers ; 1 UPrint Color print/copy/scan station ; 3 stations with CD, LP, and cassette equipment
2nd Fl Group Study Rooms: 1 room with CD, LP, and cassette equipment, LCD screen; 1 Mac Mini with laptop connection; 1 electric piano
The Libraries Information Commons computers use the same software packages as the University’s Student Computer Labs. The University Computer Lab image is updated annually from feedback supplied by the Libraries and Computer Labs. The Libraries do not have the ability to add new software packages at will to Information Commons computers. Please use the Library Suggestion Box to suggest new software for the IC computers.
|Selected Specialized Software on Information Commons Computers|
|Adobe Acrobat Professional (on scanner pc’s)||Omnipage (on scanner pc’s)|
|Adobe Media Player||SAS 9.1.3|
|Adobe Photoshop ( on scanner pc’s)||SciFinder Scholar|
|iTunes||UMLIBRARIES – LIBX Toolbar & Conduit Toolbar|
|LE Winzip||Visual Minteq|
|MS Office Suite||Win FTP|
Digital Media Services computers are supplied with expert video, audio, and graphic software and support for digital media project, web development, image creation /editing, and audio / video editing. Check for software available on Digital Media Lab computers, as well as the Richter Mac Alcove.