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Software in the Library

Software found throughout the libraries

We have a large selection of software for use across hundreds of public computers. The exact software titles vary by location and area, but you can expect to find the following on every computer:

  • Microsoft Office Professional,
  • Browsers: Chrome, Firefox

Additionally, we have loaner laptops that have the following applications installed:

  • SPSS
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

The Digital Studio, located in O'Neill 205, has a large selection of software available. See Software in the Digital Studio for a comprehensive list.

The library also has a number of Adaptive & Assistive Technologies available for use.

 

Have a question about a software title?
Send us a question through our Ask Us form, or browse our extensive FAQ collection. Also see the BC Research Software page for information about specific research software titles.

Specialized software

The library contains several specialized software titles across a limited number of library computers. Here is a brief list of these titles.

The following list is being expanded, and may not include every software title.
Software Location Type Description
Adobe Creative Cloud Educational Resource Center,
Digital Studio
Multimedia Adobe Creative Cloud includes Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro DC, Experience Design, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Animate, Dreamweaver, Adobe Muse, Fuse, Adobe Audition, Bridge, Flash Builder, InCopy, Prelude, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Spark, Scout, SpeedGrade, Story Plus, PhoneGap Build, Prelude Live Logger, Gaming SDK, Extension Manager, and ExtendScript Toolkit. Available on Mac and Windows.
ArcGIS O'Neill Library 307,
Digital Studio
Data Analysis A Geographic Information System (GIS) used for creating and using maps; compiling geographic data; analyzing mapped information; sharing and discovering geographic information; using maps and geography. (Note: Also see the BC Research Software page.)
Bibleworks Theology and Ministry Library Reference Provides Greek, Hebrew, and Septuagint Bibles as well as translations in English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and other languages. Also included are a variety of Bible search tools, lexicons, dictionaries, and other resources for morphological analysis.
Bloomberg Terminal O'Neill Library 3rd Floor Reference Bloomberg provides current and historical financial information on equities, stock market indices, commodities, fixed-income securities, currencies, and futures for both international and domestic markets. (Note: Access is limited to the BC community.)
JAWS (Job Access With Speech) O'Neill Library 3rd Floor Assistive A screen reader developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. JAWS provides speech and Braille output.
PowerScan 3000

O'Neill Library 1st Floor,
O'Neill Library 3rd Floor

Document Editor ScanPro 3000 microfilm scanner features a 26 megapixel camera, nearly twice the optical resolution of any microfilm scanner. The optical resolution is over 500dpi on a letter page and saved files are both archival-quality and small in size.

 

Software in the Digital Studio

The Digital Studio is located on the 2nd floor of the O'Neill Library in room 205. Please see this Digital Studio about page for information about hours of operation, and how to reserve a computer.