Public Computers & Software

At UBC Vancouver

Public Computers at UBC Vancouver Libraries

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UBC Library computers require users to log in using their Campus-Wide Login (CWL) or a Guest OpenAthens account. Community members, alumni and public users can obtain a generic OpenAthens access account or apply for their own OpenAthens account from the circulation desk at the branch they are visiting.

Remote Access Workstations

A select number of UBC Vancouver Library public workstations and lab computers are available for use by remote access using RemoteLabs. Take a few minutes to read through the user guides and best practices for students and for faculty.

Dual Display Stations

Dual Display Stations provide library users with a robust workspace on campus. Using personal devices, users can add a keyboard, mouse and monitor with a simple plug-in (USB-C or USB-A) through a Dell D6000 universal dock. Dual Display Stations are located at the following locations:

  • David Lam Library
  • Education Library (Near entrance)
  • Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
    • Near Ike's Cafe (Level 2)
    • Chapman Learning Commons (Level 3)
    • Music, Art & Architecture Library (Level 3)
  • Koerner Library (Level 2 and Level 4 in Room 497)
  • Woodward Library (Level 1)
  • Law Library (Levels 2, 3, 4)

Public Workstations

350 public PC workstations are located at all UBC Library locations.

64 public Mac workstations are located at the following locations:

The following keyboards are pre-installed, and other language input options are available through computer settings:

Software at Public Workstations

Software Available at all
PC Public Workstations
Available at all
Mac Public Workstations
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
Adobe Acrobat Distiller DC
Adobe Creative Cloud : Sign in Required

After Effects,Animate, Audition, Bridge,
Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, InCopy,
InDesign,Lightroom, Muse, Photoshop,
Prelude, Premiere, Scout, SpeedGrade

Please note: Due to licensing restrictions,

Adobe Creative Cloud software is not available

remotely.

Adobe Digital Editions
Adobe Flash
Apple: Garageband, iMovie, Keynote,
Numbers, Pages, Photos
Quicktime Player
Audacity
Beyond 20/20 Professional Browser
Camtasia (TechSmith)
CyberDuck (for FTP)
Epson Scan
Google Earth
FileOpen
Filezilla
Final Cut Pro x
Juris-M
LibreOffice 6
Microsoft Office 2021 : Excel,
OneNote, Powerpoint, Word
Microsoft Office 2021 : Access, Publisher
7zip
Skype
Snagit (TechSmith)
VLC Media Player
Xcode and Bbedit
Zotero

Additional Mac Software

Mac: Additional Software Availability
Chapman
Learning
Commons
Level 3
Music,
Art &
Architecture
Level 3
Canaccord
Learning
Commons
Rm 221
Adobe Creative Cloud : Sign in Required

After Effects,Animate, Audition, Bridge,
Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, InCopy,
InDesign,Lightroom, Muse, Photoshop,
Prelude, Premiere, Scout, SpeedGrade

Please note: Due to licensing restrictions,

Adobe Creative Cloud software is not available

remotely.

Apple: Garageband, iMovie, Keynote,

Numbers, Pages, Photos

Audacity
Final Cut Pro X
Github
Redcine-x Pro
Videoscribe
Zoom

Additional PC Software

PC: Additional Software Availability Chapman

Learning

Commons

Level 3

Koerner

Rooms 217 and 218A

Koerner

Room 497

Woodward

Room B25

Adobe Creative Cloud : Sign in Required

After Effects,Animate, Audition, Bridge,
Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, InCopy,
InDesign,Lightroom, Muse, Photoshop,
Prelude, Premiere, Scout, SpeedGrade

Please note: Due to licensing restrictions,

Adobe Creative Cloud software is not available

remotely.

Artstor Desktop
ArcGIS Pro
Atom Code Editor
ESRI City Engine
FME Desktop
Google Earth Pro
Grass GIS
IrfanView Image Viewer
Lockdown Browser

Please note: must be installed by user

Matlab(Mathworks)
NVivo
Oxygen XML Editor ✔*
QGIS
R & R Studio
SAS
SketchUp Pro
SPSS
Stata SE ✔*
Zoom

At UBC Okanagan

Public Computers at UBC Okanagan Library

IT Services provides 81 networked campus computers, three flatbed scanners and three printers on the first floor of the library. The second floor has 13 computers in a quiet area. Wireless is provided on the UBC Secure network. Useful links:


Remote Access Workstations

A select number of UBC Okanagan Library public workstations and lab computers are available for use by remote access using RemoteLabs. Take a few minutes to read through the user guides and best practices for students and for faculty.

source: https://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Public_Computers_&_Labs