Computers

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Computers & Software

Take advantage of the computer facilities in the Chapman Learning Commons (located on level 3 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre) which include 23 PC and 16 Mac workstations. Students, faculty and staff can access our computers with a CWL login or library barcode and pin number. Community members and public users can obtain guest access IDs from the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre circulation desk. Government issued photo ID is required for the guest access IDs.

If you are experiencing technical issues, please contact the Learning Commons Information Desk during operating hours or submit a ticket to UBC IT. (Please include your name, email address, CWL and the specifics of the issue, including workstation number)


The 23 PC Workstations have the following software installed:
All PC workstations have sound cards, USB ports, and a DVD-RW drive.
Mac Workstations
Mac workstations are available on level 3 of the Chapman Learning Commons, on level 3 of the Music, Art & Architecture Library, on level 3 of Koerner Library and on level 2 of the Law Library.
All Mac Workstations have the following software installed:
Mac workstations in the Chapman Learning Commons also have:
  • Adobe CC These programs include: Acrobat DC; After Effects CC 2017; Animate CC 2017; Audition CC 2017; Bridge CC 2017; Character Animator CC (Beta); Dreamweaver CC 2017; Extension Manager CC 2017; Fireworks CS6; Flash Builder 4.7; Illustrator CC 2017; InCopy CC 2017; InDesign CC 2017; Lightroom; Media Encoder CC 2017; Muse CC 2017; Photoshop CC 2017; Prelude CC 2017; Premier Pro CC 2017; Scout CC; SpeedGrade CC 2015; Adobe XD - Coming soon!
  • Final Cut Pro X (all Macs in Chapman Learning Commons)
  • Redcine-x Professional
Mac workstations in the Music, Art & Architecture Library also have:
In the Chapman Learning Commons, there are 6 scanners available at the Mac workstations, including an express scanning station with a ten minute time limit.