There are about 230 workstations in the Library distributed on floors 1-7. Software is as listed below. No additional software can be downloaded or installed. Additional hardware and exceptions are noted below.
Please report problems to Library IT Services. We also welcome your comments and suggestions.
VMware Horizon Client is UMBC's virtual computing environment. In addition to having specialized lab software such as MatLab and SPSS, the virtual computer will also be able to access the Library's printers, scanners and your usb devices.
Follow these steps to connect:
More information about VMware Horizon Client is
Complete software lists for lab computers
Wireless networking is available throughout the library. See Wireless Support for information on connecting to the wireless network.
Faculty, staff, and students can print from their laptops or mobile devices using mobileprint.umbc.edu. Just log in using your UMBC credentials. If you have trouble or need device-specific directions, please consult the Wireless Printing FAQs.
Individuals who require assistive technology (AT) have access to rooms 121, 122, and 455. The rooms remain locked when not in use. Admission is available by requesting access at the Check Out Desk.
The computers require a UMBC account or a library guest account. Guest accounts are also available at the Reference Desk. Please notify staff at the Check Out Desk when you have finished.
The first and second floors each have 1 computer table and 1 study table that are wheelchair accessible. The third floor also has 1 wheelchair accessible study table. Talk to Library staff for help locating or using these facilities.
In addition to the standard computer lab software, the AT workrooms have the following special assistive technology software and equipment: