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Computer and Media Labs Overview

The Library provides over 150 computer workstations for access to the Library catalog, the Internet, and a range of Microsoft Office applications. These include some specialized workstations with various graphics, multimedia and GIS software. All are connected to the campus Pay-for-Print service.

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Support: If you have any questions about software installed on library computers, please contact Kong Lee.

Login Workstations (Mac OS)

  • Check-out requirement: Fresno State student, staff or faculty login (campus username and password)
  • Offer: Microsoft Office Suite, Camtasia, Mathematica, Read & Write Gold, Snagit, SPSS, JMP Pro.
  • LockDown Browser is available on the last row of computers in the 2nd floor south quiet study area.

Media Labs (Mac OS)

  • Ask at Music and Media, 3rd floor, north
  • Check-out requirement: Fresno State student login
  • Software includes: Adobe Creative Cloud, Mudbox, Maya, Final Cut Pro, Google Sketchup, GarageBand, Microsoft Office Suite, Camtasia, Komodo 8.5, Read & Write Gold, Snagit, Real Flow Learning Edition, ToonBoom Anime Pro, Zbrush 4r6, Apple Motion, Corel Painter, Bamboo Dock.

Public Computers (Mac OS)

  • Check-out requirement: Open to anyone
  • Offer: Internet access, Microsoft Office Suite

Computer Access for Guests

  • Computers available for guest use are located on the first floor west of the printing assistance desk.
  • Community users can request a guest pass by going to the Circulation Desk and presenting a current/valid Driver’s License or another form of government issued ID.
  • Community users will be limited to 2 hours of computer use per day.
  • Community users may only have one active guest pass at a time. If guest pass information is lost, please see the Circulation staff.
  • By accepting a guest pass, you agree to abide by all Library and University policies concerning the use of the internet and computer resources. For further information, please visit: Internet Use at the Library

Quick Print Stations

  • Send print jobs to the Pay for Print system from your campus email, Blackboard, or USB device
  • Located near the Printing Assistance desk on the 1st floor, north wing

Microform Digitization Stations

  • Located on the 2nd floor, north wing
  • Check-out requirement: Do not require a login
  • View, print, and save images from microform (microfilm, microfiche and microprint)
  • Restricted to microform use only

Catalog Only Stations

  • Allow access to the library catalog only
  • Various locations in the Library

Music Editing Stations (Mac OS)

  • Ask at Music and Media, 3rd floor, north
  • Check-out requirement: Fresno State student login
  • Software includes: Finale, Sibelius, GarageBand, Soundtrack Pro, Pyware 3D, Logic Pro X, iLife, OBS Studio, Microsoft Office Suite.

Four types of Analog Converting Stations

  1. VHS to digital file converter
  2. VHS to DVD-R converter
  3. LP to CD-R (Audio/Music only) converter
  4. Audio cassette to CD-R converter
  • Ask at the Music and Media desk, 3rd floor, north wing
  • Check-out requirement: Open to anyone, however users must check in at the desk
  • Software will convert analog formats (VHS, audio cassette or LP) to digital format
  • Patrons are responsible for complying with copyright laws