West Campus Library

 

West Campus Library

What is the Computer Access Lab?

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The Computer Access Lab is available to any Valencia student with an active atlas account. Currently enrolled UCF Valencia West and/or UCF Valencia Osceola Campus students may also use the lab.

Notice:

  • All food and drinks are prohibited in the Computer Access Lab and in room 6-118.
  • Taking phone calls and talking on the phone are not permitted. Phone calls may be taken in the lobby of the building.
  • Children are not allowed in the Computer Access Lab nor in room 6-118.

Lab staff are available to assist even the most novice computer user.

Please see here for policies on Internet Use.

The Computer Access Lab offers a wide variety of software that can help you complete your assignments. A full listing of available software can be found in our Software Catalog.

We also have a variety of hardware available for student use, including two color scanners (for course related work only), DVD/CD burners, pen tablets, digital cameras and digital camcorders.

The lab has three black and white laser printers (10¢ per page), as well as one color laser printer (25¢ per page). All printing requires a copy card, which can be purchased on the first and second floors of the Library.

We offer both Windows and Macintosh computers. Students are responsible for bringing their own storage media to save their files. It is suggested that students use a USB portable storage device or CD-R/CD-RW.

The Lab is accessible to all students. We have wheelchair accessible workstations, trackball mice, and software to assist low vision and hearing impaired students. (JAWS, Kurzweil, and MAGIc).

To use the lab students must sign in at the computer they wish to use by entering their Atlas user name and password. Eligible UCF students may sign in using their PID and NID.

What is the SPACE (Student Production And Collaborative Education)?

The SPACE is a section of the Computer Access Lab dedicated to developing group projects & presentations.

Students may use this area to work alone or in groups to practice speeches, produce and edit video or create and edit sound files.

In addition to the software and most of the equipment that is available in the Computer Access Lab, SPACE has sound and video editing software (Sound Forge and Vegas Pro). Second Life is also available on all of our computers for students who may need it for their class.

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