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Computers

Fifty six desktop computers (50 Dell Optiplex and 6 Apple iMac) on all three floors are dedicated to accessing Mountainlynx (the library's electronic catalog) and numerous Web-based databases. Library users can use the Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer web browsers to access the Internet and e-mail. The computers have the Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word) to create and edit documents, as well as the Adobe Acrobat X Professional Suite. Many other applications are available, including MATLAB, the Respondus LockDown Browser, iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Real Player, Windows Movie Maker, Google Sketch Up, GIMP 2 graphics editor, and Audacity.

Twenty-five wireless laptop computers--15 Dell Latitudes and 10 Apple MacBooks--are available at the Service Desk to be checked out for 4 hour, in-library use. The laptops are wirelessly connected on the WVU.Encrypted network to two Pharos print touchscreen stations and three laser printers (two black & white and one color) on the first floor.

A computer with adaptive technology is available to aid sight-impaired individuals. Call Mary Strife, Director of Evansdale Library, for assistance at (304) 293-9756 for information.

The Evansdale Academic Computing Lab is housed on the ground floor of the building. Access is by a separate entrance near the east parking lot. Call (304) 293-2900 for information.