Computing in the Mulford Library
The Mulford Library computers are primarily for research and education. The 13 workstations in the 4th Floor Online Resources Room, 10 workstations on the 5th Floor, and 30 workstations in the 6th floor Computer Learning Resource Center (CLRC) are equipped with web browsers (Internet Explorer and Firefox), basic utilities such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, and standard office applications such as word processors, spreadsheets, etc. Please see the IT Responsible Use Policy for rules governing computer use.
In order to provide a secure network and to prevent illegal download activity of copyrighted materials from University Library computers, UTAD logins will be required to access all computer workstations within the library. Public access is available for health and medical research -- please see the staff at the Service Desk to be logged on to a workstation.
The Computer Learning Resource Center (CLRC) on the 6th Floor is available to UT students and affiliates only. Use the north elevators on either the 4th or 5th floors to access the CLRC; upon exiting the elevator the computer lab is located to your left. Details of the CLRC:
See Mulford Library Hours of Operation for CLRC hours
[The CLRC closes 30 minutes before Mulford Library closing]
For CLRC information call: 419.383.4225
Software available at CLRC:
- Office 2013 Suite (Includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
- SPSS 21.0
- Microbes in Motion II
- Adobe Acrobat Reader X1
- Adobe Photoshop CS4 on the workstations that have flatbed scanners
- Endnote X7
- Img Burn software
- Histology Image Review
Other hardware available at CLRC:
- 2 flatbed scanners
- 2 black and white laser printers for general printing
- 12 Macintosh computers
All floors of Mulford Library are equipped with a wireless computing network. The library now uses PEAP or LEAP type authentication for security purposes, which may not work with every operating system or wireless card. Visit the UTNET Connection Page for more information configuring your Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Mac OSX laptop for connecting to the wireless network. Please note that wireless coverage may be reduced in some areas, especially near the outer walls of the building.
Laptops equipped with wireless cards may be checked out from the Mulford Library Service Desk for up to 5 hours. This service is available to UT students, faculty and staff (valid identification is required). Laptops cannot leave the building or be checked out overnight. Overdue fines are $20.00 per hour and a replacement charge of $3,000.00 will be assessed if the laptop is not returned in three days. Technical assistance with using the laptops is available from the Service Desk at Mulford Library.The 4th Floor Online Resources Room (ORR) has two available printers. Any 5th Floor workstation print jobs will print to the HP 602 printer in Room 511 (photocopy room) . Laptops on the wireless computing network in Mulford Library also print to Room 511. The CLRC has two available printers. Print quotas will be in effect; for questions about print quotas, contact your college computing office on the Information Technology home page.Two flatbed scanners are available in the CLRC, as well as in the ORR.
To ensure equal access to library services and collections for all patrons, the Mulford Library has adaptive equipment and software located in the Online Resources Room and the CLRC. There is a computer workstation that is customized to assist those with visual and mobility impairments or learning disabilities. This workstation is equipped with
- ZoomText - screen enlargement software
- Dragon Naturally Speaking - dictation software
- Kurzweil 3000 - scanning system (also on three other workstations)
- Wheelchair-accessible, adjustable height desk with swing-arm monitor
- Jaws 9.0 - speech technology which allows access to applications on the Internet
A UTAD login is used for this workstation. The CLRC staff can provide basic assistance, but cannot provide technical assistance or software instruction. Please see the Student Disability Services if you need training on this software.
For questions about Mulford Library-related computing services please contact Mulford Reference Assistance at 419.383.4218 or Ask a Health Science Librarian.
For questions about CLRC-related computing services please contact the Mulford service desk at 419.383.4225 or Howard Burkert at 419.530.2808.