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Computer Labs

Library
Chapin
Pearsons
Java Joint

These computer labs are open to the general student population and contain Beloit College purchased software for student or instructor use.


Colonel Robert H. Morse Library - Richard Black Information Center

The Library features three floors with computers available for users with a current Beloit College ID.  Your Beloit College email account User Name and Password will serve as your network authentication.  Please Log off using the icon on the desktop when you are finished working.

Limited guest access to computers is available.  Please visit the Circulation or Reference Desk desks for a copy of our Building and Computer Use Policies.

Library Hours


Main Floor

Main floor near library entrance

  • Twelve Windows based stations – including two Guest Access stations
  • Mainly used for locating articles and books available through the library
  • Connected to high speed laser duplex printers

Innovation Space

The purpose of this space is to facilitate the creation of a variety of digital media projects - podcasts, videos, and other multimedia.  This space will work in concert with the Learning Studio providing a place where students can use what they learn about these tools to create new digital projects.

Technology in this space includes:

  • Seven Audio/Video Editing stations
  • A Group Collaboration space (LCD display with connection for a laptop or other device)
  • Three Flatbed and Two High-volume Document scanners
  • Computers that are dual-booted to run Windows and Mac OS

The computers have the following software applications installed on them:

  • Adobe Design suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat Pro)
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Audacity
  • Final Cut Pro
  • iLife suite (iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand)
  • iWorks suite (Keynote, Pages, Numbers)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Screenflow (video screen capture)
  • Windows Live Movie Maker

    Main floor study carrels in the North risers

    • Four Windows based stations which have Microsoft Office, SPSS, and JMP
    • Connected to a high speed laser duplex printer

    Library Upper Level

    • Six Windows based stations which have Microsoft Office, SPSS, and JMP
    • Connected to a high speed laser printer which is the default printer for the second floor stations

    Library Lower Level

    • Six Macintosh stations which have Microsoft Office and JMP
    • Six Windows based stations which have Microsoft Office, SPSS, and JMP
    • All of the stations are connected to a high speed laser duplex printer located in the corner 

    Learning Studio

    The primary purpose of this space is to provide a venue for instruction.  This space will work in concert with the Innovation Space providing a place where students can learn about the tools available to create new digital projects.

    • May be reserved for library instruction sessions
    • Open to general campus users after 4:00 PM, Sunday through Thursday
    • Twelve student stations and an instructor station which is connected to a projector.  The computers are dual-booted to run Windows and Mac OS
    • Connected to a high speed laser duplex printer outside of the classroom

    The computers have the following software applications installed on them:

    • Adobe Design suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat Pro)
    • Adobe Premiere
    • Audacity
    • Final Cut Pro
    • iLife suite (iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand)
    • iWorks suite (Keynote, Pages, Numbers)
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Screenflow (video screen capture)
    • Windows Live Movie Maker

      Chapin Hall

      • Chapin Hall Room C08 located in the basement hallway
      • Open 24 hours 7 days a week during the academic term
      • Five Windows based stations which have Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, JMP
      • Two Macintosh based stations which have Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, and JMP
      • Connected to the default high speed laser duplex printer which is located in the room with the stations

      Pearsons Hall

      Pearsons Hall features two general computer labs

      Pearsons Lab

      • The main computer lab is located in the basement across from the Mail Center
      • Open 24 hours 7 days a week during the academic term
      • Seven Windows based stations which have Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, JMP
      • Two Macintosh stations which have Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, and JMP
      • Connected to the default high speed laser duplex printer which is located in the lab with the stations

      Java Joint

      • Coffee house located in the basement of Pearson Hall
      • Three Windows based stations which have Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, JMP
      • Connected to the high speed laser duplex printer in the Pearsons Lab
      • Open 24 hours 7 days a week through the academic year