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University Library

First Floor

Information Commons area (LI-106): 55 stations. 
Information Commons area (LI-103): 68 stations. 
Information Commons Macintosh Room (LI-137): 41 iMacs. 

Basement

Information Commons:
Current Periodicals Reading Room (LI-B3): 4 stations. 

Bound Periodicals Reading Room (LI-B39): 11 stations. 

Innovate Make Create center, IMC  
(LI-B2 and LI-B41): 15 Macs and 17 Windows stations: Macintosh and Windows platforms support digital image editing, web applications, audio and video editing, etc. Equipment available for capturing, editing, recording and creating digital formats.

Use Our WiFi

Wireless access is provided by UAlbany Information Technology Services. Connect your laptop, cell phone or other portable device to the University's WIFI and the UniPrint printing services.
Instructions for WiFi on Campus

Dewey Graduate Library

Main Floor

Information Commons area (first floor): 15 stations.
1 workstation in Microforms area: Microsoft Office, various media players, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and software for students with disabilities: Kurzweil 1000, Dragon Speaking Naturally and JAWS
Lower Level

Information Commons area (basement): 28 stations.

Science Library

First Level

Information Commons:
Information Commons Area (SL-112): 28 stations. 
Information Commons Area (SL-152): 65 stations. 
4 workstations near Current Periodicals Room
CD-ROM Workstations (no internet access)

4 workstations on the east side of the Information Commons with variable configurations including Science Citation Index, SciFinder Scholar, ACM Electronic Guide to Computing Literature, Meteorological and Geophysical Abstracts, Statistical Theory and Methods Abstracts, McGraw-Hill Science and Technical Reference Set, Science Magazine, New England Journal of Medicine, American Medical Association journals.

Video Workstations

Video Chat Rooms
LI-B29 and LI-B30, within the Current Periodicals Reading room are dedicated to audio and video chat. The rooms accommodate one person. The rooms may be reserved in advance and may be available on demand. Each room is equipped with a Windows 7 computer and webcam. Some of the applications that are installed include: Audacity, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Google Hangouts, WebEx, Skype for Business, Skype, and Video Call Recording for Skype.

VCR, DVD and Laser Disc players for media playback

University Library, basement, in the IMC:

  • 2 VCR/DVD combination units.
  • 1 region-free DVD player that plays DVDs originating from anywhere in the world; this model is also available for loan.
  • 1 Laser disk player

Science Library, first level, near the Current Periodicals Reading Room 

  • 2 VCRs

Dewey Graduate Library, lower level

  • 1 VCR/DVD combination unit.

Where To Find

Computers and WiFi are available in all three of our Libraries, see details above