Computing

Ask Us Desk

The Ask Us Desk provides library patrons with support for printing and scanning, computer logons, microform machines, self-checkout machines, the collaborative workstation, basic tech help such as email, attachments and scanning, and using the wireless network.

Stop by the Ask Us Desk on the First Floor of the library for assistance during library hours: 
http://library.auraria.edu/hours

Logging in to a library workstation

The computers in the library are for students, faculty and staff of the Auraria Campus. Log in to a library workstation with your last name and 9-digit student ID (exceptions: CU Denver faculty add three zeros before your 6-digit ID).

Saving your work

Students may save work:
1. In the “My Documents” folder on any computer
    - Note: documents saved on computers are deleted automatically every night
2. To a flash drive
3. By emailing documents to themselves

HARDWARE AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY

  • Windows 7 Workstations: 160 total
    - North Computing: 41
    - South Computing: 72
    - West Computing: 20
    - East Computing: 20
    - Group Study: 1 (130B), 1 (130C)
    - Microfiche: 1 (dedicated)
  • Windows 8 Research Bar Workstations, 3 (dedicated), located at the Research Bar
     
  • iMac Workstations, OSX Yosemite, 12 located in the new Research Computing Zone 

iMac Web browsers: SafariFirefoxGoogle Chrome 

iMac Software Includes:

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Master Collection

SPSS Statistics

Microsoft Office 2011

Pages

Numbers

Google Earth

VLC Player

Audacity

  • 2 ADA Compliant Computer Stations (with adjustable desks), located in North Computing 
  • 1 HP Color Scanner located in North Computing
  • 2 KIC Click Self-Serve Book Scanners, 1 (North Computing), 1 (South Computing)
  • 1 lynda.com Kiosk (Computer AL-SOUTH03) in South Computing Area)
  • 2 Color Printers
  • 4 Black & White printers
  • 2 Copiers, located near South Computing - more information on print, scan, copy
  • Microformat Digital Scanning Station
  • Mediascape Collaborative Workstation for up to 6 people: 1 located near North Computing
  • 8 group study rooms, 6 with big screen monitors and computer
    more information on group study rooms

HARDWARE AVAILABLE FOR CHECK OUT

Available at the Ask Us Desk on a first-come, first-served basis for in-library use during regular library hours.
Note: Valid student, staff, or faculty ID is required:

  • 15 iPads
    check out up to 4 hours 
  • 29 Laptops
    Students: check out up to 4 hours     |       Faculty: check out up to 2 weeks 
  • 50 TI-84+ Graphing Calculators
    check out available from 2 hours to one semester
  • 5 DVD Players
    see the Ask Us Desk for check out information
  • 1 Webcam
    check out for up to 4 hours

SODTWARE AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY

ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE AVAILABLE FOR ADA COMPUTER STATIONS

WIRELESS ACCESS

There are five wireless network connections available in the Library. For information on connecting, please see our Wireless Access page.

Other computer labs/facilities on campus:

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