Computer Labs and Workstations

Where can I find a computer lab?

Where can I find a workstation?

The Libraries have removed most public computers from our spaces. Please bring your own laptops or mobile devices. Visitors will find limited access to public computers near the service desks in Perkins and Lilly Libraries, and one station in the Music Library.

  • Perkins 1st Floor: 8 workstations (coming soon: 4 stations that don't require a Duke NetID login - individuals not affiliated with Duke are encouraged to bring their own devices and use the Duke Open WIFI network)
  • Lilly Main Floor: 5 workstations (coming soon: 2 stations that don't require a Duke NetID login - individuals not affiliated with Duke are encouraged to bring their own devices and use the Duke Open WIFI network)
  • Music Main Floor: 2 workstations (coming soon: 1 station that doesn't require a Duke NetID login - individuals not affiliated with Duke are encouraged to bring their own devices and use the Duke Open WIFI network)

External monitors

Lilly Basement: 2 screens connected with HDMI cables; liberty universal HDMI adaptor ring with 5 adapters

Software

For access to all software you may need for your research, search this list of Duke-licensed software .

What software is on library machines?

Software on quick look-up stations

  • Web Browsers: Mozilla Firefox & Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Media Players: Windows Media Player
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Unicode/IME Languages software

Additional software on workstations

Please note that some workstation computers require a Duke NetID login and password. If you are a library patron without a NetID, please ask service desk staff for a password.

  • Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, InfoPath Designer, InfoPath Filler, OneNote, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word
  • Windows: DVD Maker, Fax and Scan, Media Center
  • Adobe Digital Editions
  • X-Win,  EndNote , iTunes
  • Networking: F-Secure (SSH)

Software on scanning workstations

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Microsoft Photo Editor
  • Omnipage OCR
  • ABBY FineReader Corporate Edition

Software in the Brandaleone Lab for Data and Visualization Services