Several computing options are available: InfoStations: - 22 public-access computers with access to the Internet and networked printing. These computers can be used by anyone - no logins required. These are not equipped with Microsoft Office applications, but users can use online productivity tools such as Google Docs.
Over 70 computers available to UCSD users via Active Directory login. These feature Internet, as well as productivity software including Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional, and graphics software. Five of these are Macs equipped with Adobe Creative Suite. Four additional Commons computers are available in the Graduate Study. Medical students can access their file storage from Educational Computing via an icon on the desktop on these computers.
Five wireless-equipped laptops are available for check-out to UCSD faculty, staff, medical students and graduate students. These Windows laptops provide wireless Internet access and Microsoft Office applications.
The Media Room workstation is equipped with a Windows computer with Adobe software for video, audio, graphics and Web design, as well as a scanner capable of handling print and transparencies and a webcam. This room can be signed out by UCSD students, staff and faculty for three hours at a time.
Scanning/CD Station: we maintain one workstation with a public scanner, Microsoft Office and graphics software, CD/DVD playback and CD burning. Assistance is available with use of the scanner and graphics software. Scanning is the priority use for this workstation.
Printing for these computers is available via Imprints debit cards, 10c/page for black & white, 50c/page for color.
|Wireless Access: use your own laptop or mobile device
The Biomedical Library has building-wide access to the UCSD Wireless network.
Interested in getting wireless access for your laptop? UCSD users should connect to the UCSD-PROTECTED network for enhanced security and access to library resources. Non-UCSD users can connect to the UCSD-GUEST network. Please see the campus Wireless Network page for details on how to connect your laptop or other mobile device to the UCSD wireless network.
OTHER CAMPUS LABS
UCSD faculty, staff, and students may use various General Access Computer Labs located throughout campus for email, word processing, etc. Academic Computing Services maintains a Web page of these labs, showing opening hours as well as information the hardware, software and printers available in each lab.
Faculty may also reserve some of these labs for limited times during the quarter for classes. Information on printing in these labs is available from Academic Computing Services.