UC Computer Workrooms

UC has  PC and Apple Mac computer workrooms in various locations on Ilam campus.  All workrooms have a standard set of software and some workrooms have course specific applications available.

This article summarises the locations, open hours and facilities in UCs computer workrooms.

UC Finder app 

You can use the UC Finder app to find the location of a computer workroom and can be downloaded to your smartphone or tablet from the iTunes Store or Google Play.

Overview

This article covers:

  • Central library
  • Central library

    Location Open hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 2 Open library hours 160 0 No Yes
    Level 3 Open library hours 20 0 No No
    Level 4 Open library hours 20 0 No No
    Level 6 Open library hours 4 0 No No
    Level 8 Open library hours 4 0 No No
    Level 9 Open library hours 4 0 No No
    Level 10 Open library hours 4 0 No No
    Level 11 Open library hours 4 0 No No

  • EPS Library workrooms
  • EPS Library workrooms

    Location Hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 1 Open library hours 38 0 No Yes
    Level 2 Open library hours 10 0 No No
    Level 3 Open library hours 25 0 No No

  • Macmillian Brown
  • Macmillian Brown

    Location Hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 2 Open library hours 16 0 No Yes

  • Ernest Rutherford
  • Ernest Rutherford

    Location Hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 2, Room 211 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 35 0 Yes No
    Level 2, Room 211A Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 14 0 Yes No
    Level 2, Room 212 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 42 0 Yes No
    Level 4, Room 464 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 48 0 Yes No

  • Jack Erskine workrooms
  • Jack Erskine workrooms

    Location Hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 0, Room 001 Open 24/7 70 0 Yes No
    Level 0, Room 010 Open 24/7 0 24 Yes Yes
    Level 2, Room 248 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 52 0 Yes No
    Level 3, Room 339 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 0 25 Yes No

  • Rehua workrooms
  • Rehua workrooms

    Location Hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 0, Room 008 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 42 0 Yes No

  • West workrooms
  • West workrooms

    Location Hours PC Mac Bookable for class use Canterbury Card reload station
    Level 4, Room 412 Open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm 20 0 Yes No

  • After hours access to workrooms
  • After hours access to workrooms

    Your Canterbury Card allows after-hours access to computer workrooms in Jack Erskine (level 0, rooms 1 and 10).

    You should keep your card with you at all times while using the workrooms, as it may be requested by security personnel. 



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All of the computers in our workrooms have a standard set of Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X software installed for student use.

Overview

This article covers:

  • Standard Win10 Sofware
  • Standard Win10 Sofware

    SOFTWAREVENDORTYPE
    Adobe Reader Adobe Document viewer
    Chrome Google Web browser
    Firefox Mozilla Web browser
    Internet Explorer Microsoft Web browser
    Word Microsoft Word processor
    Excel Microsoft Spreadsheet
    PowerPoint Microsoft Presentation
    OneNote Microsoft Note taking
    Access Microsoft Database
    Publisher Microsoft Desktop publishing
    Visio Microsoft Charting
    InfoPath Microsoft Timelines
    Outlook Microsoft Email


  • Standard Apple OX Software
  • Standard Apple OX Software

    SoftwareVendorType
    Audacity The Audacity Team Audio editor
    BlueJ Java IDE BlueJ Team Java IDE
    Chrome Google Web browser
    Celtx Greyfirst Corporation Screenwriting/preproduction
    Chemdraw Prime PerkinElmer Molecule editor
    CoRD Arcadiclife Remote desktop software
    ELAN The Language Archive Linguistic annotator
    Endnote Thompson Reuters Bibliography management
    Excel Microsoft Spreadsheet
    Fetch Fetch Softworks FTP (File Transfer)
    Firefox Mozilla Web browser
    GarageBand Apple Audio editor/composition
    GIMP The GIMP Development Team Image editor
    iBooks Apple eBook reader
    iMovie Apple Video editor
    iTunes Apple Music/podcast player
    Keynote Apple Presentation
    Latex MacTex Latex type setting
    Libre Office The Document Foundation Productivity suite
    Mail Apple Email
    Maps Apple Map viewer
    MatLab Mathworks Technical computing
    Numbers Apple Spreadsheet
    Outlook Microsoft Email
    Pages Apple Word processor
    Python Python Software Foundation Programming language
    R/RStudio R Foundation Statistical analysis
    Safari Apple Web browser
    SPSS Statistics IBM Statistical analysis
    StatPlus AnalystSoft Statistical analysis
    TextWrangler Bare Bones Software Text editor
    VLC Video LAN Video player/transcoder
    Word Microsoft Word processor
    Wing Wingware Python IDE


  • Additional Win10 Software
  • Additional Win10 Software

    The software listed in the table below can be installed using these instructions: Click on search Icon then Type "Software Center".

    SOFTWAREVENDORTYPE
    7zip Igor Pavlov File compression tool
    Audacity The Audacity Team Audio editor
    Autodesk Design Review Autodesk CAD plan viewer
    ChemDraw CambridgeSoft Chemical drawing
    CorelDraw Graphics Suite Corel Drawing/paint tool
    EconData dXTime David Vachula Time series analysis
    Endnote Thompson Reuters Bibliography management
    Google Earth Google Map viewer
    IrfanView Irfan Skiljan Image viewer/editor
    MiKTeX Christian Schenk Typesetting tool
    Minitab Minitab Inc Statistical analysis
    MovieMaker Microsoft Movie editor
    NotePad++ Don Ho Text editor
    PowerPoint Microsoft Presentation
    R/RCMDR/RStudio R Foundation Statistical analysis
    Read and Write Gold TextHelp OCR/reading/note taking
    Skype Microsoft IP telephony/messaging
    SPSS Statistics IBM Statistical analysis
    Statistica Statsoft Statistical analysis
    VLC Video LAN Video player/transcoder



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Some courses require software which has been installed on workroom computers in specific workrooms. 

This article provides information about this software and where it has bee installed.

Overview

This article covers:

  • Jack Erskine 010
  • Jack Erskine 010

    SoftwareVendorType
    Adobe Creative Cloud Adobe Digital media editing
    Photoshop Adobe Image editing and compositing
    Illustrator Adobe Vector graphic editing
    InDesign Adobe Page design and layout
    Dreamweaver Adobe Web design
    Fireworks Adobe Image editing for websites
    SketchUp Google 3D modeling
    VMD University of Illinois Molecular modelling


  • James Logie 213, 214 (The Language Labs)
  • James Logie 213, 214 (The Language Labs)

    SoftwareVendorType
    Praat Paul Boersma & David Weenink Phonetics analysis
    SoundSource Rogue Amoeba Audio output utility


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The Māori language keyboard is available on all workroom computers but you will need to install this software if you wish to use it.

Overview

This article covers:

  • Installing Māori keyboard from Software Centre
  • Installing Māori keyboard from Software Centre

    The Māori language keyboard is published to workroom computers from the Software Center via the Start menu.

    1. Click on the search icon then type Software Centre. Click on the application to open it.

    software centre on start menu

     It can take up to a minute for the software center to show all of the application available for you to install.


    2. In the Search dialogue (top right hand corner) type UC Maori Language and press Enter.

    software_centre_search

    3. Click on the application icon and select the install button.


  • Using Macrons
  • Using Macrons

    You can easily enter a macronised vowel by pressing ` (the key with ~ on it) and then the vowel.

    For example:

    Māori Keyboard macron A

    To get the acute sign ` , push the  ` twice

    `a = ā

    To enter a macronised capital vowel, press `, then hold down shift and press the vowel,

    For example:  `A = Ā>

     You don't have to hold down ` while you press the vowel, just press ` then press the vowel.



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