Library FAQ – Computers and Technology | UNCW Randall Library

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On the first floor of the library there are over 100 computers, including 16 Macs, for UNCW student staff and faculty use. There are also Dell and Apple laptops available to check-out from TAC, and 6 iPad kiosks around the library for quick browsing. Visitors have 5 designated computers for use. In addition, the TAC has specialized collaboration and video editing computers and software. There are 11 collaboration stations located on the first floor of the Randall Library near the TAC area. The collaboration stations consist of 6 PCs, 5 Macs, and 3 scanners. They all have Adobe CS6 Design Standard (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat X Pro) and TI-84 Plus Calculator emulator as well as access to SPSS, SAS, and various other software titles through Tealware. There are also 5 video editing stations in the TAC Area. The video editing stations consist of 2 PCs and 1 Mac with dual displays and 2 Macs with single display. All have video conversion equipment and editing software. Located on the first floor learning commons, and second floor group study rooms are large collaboration monitors. laptops can be attached to make use of the monitors. Located in the Pelican Gallery is an 80” Smart Board, and presentation station equipped with an LCD projector. Both group study pods near Port City Java are equipped with The Extron TeamWork® 601 (Collaboration station). UNCW students, staff and faculty can check out headphones for 6 hours at TAC, located at the back of Randall Library on the first floor. Headphones for visitors are secured to the visitor computers, available for use when using the computers. Laptop computers are available for check out at TAC (located on the first floor of Randall Library). You must provide your student ID to check out a laptop, and you must keep the laptop in the building. They can be checked out for 6 hours. Visit our Computer Availability webpage to see how many laptops are currently available for checkout. Yes, there is a workstation on the first floor of the library, in the Learning Commons. Visit our Adaptive Equipment/Software page to learn more about the equipment/software available. To access these resources from off-campus, start at the library website and use the links provided on our Articles & Databases page, or in our Library Catalog. For instructions on how to use our microfilm and microfiche machines (located on the second floor in Government Documents) please refer to the How to use the Microfilm ScanPro 2000 and How to use the Minolta Microfilm Machine guides. Please visit the TAC help page to view their open hours. Equipment checkout is available anytime TAC is open. Hours may vary during finals. RL2034 is a dedicated media viewing room located on the second floor, it is available for students, faculty, and staff. The room is equipped with the following: Visitor computer users can save materials either by emailing to your personal email account (ex. Yahoo, Gmail…) or by saving to a CD ROM or a flash drive (you will need to bring your own). Visitor computers are not equipped with floppy or zip drives and do not allow downloading software. UNC Wilmington | Randall Library | 601 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403-5616 | 910-962-3272 Contact Us | Suggest a Purchase | Online Resources and Systems Availability | Directions & Parking | Floor Maps | Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Mobile Site | Site Search Source.

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