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Date archive for: January 2017

Group Work PCs

Posted in Library Facilities

We know that Level 3 of the Northampton Square is one of the most popular areas in the Library for group work. Lots of you need to work together on a PC to research or prepare group assignments, but up to this point, all the PCs on this floor were set up for individual work. We’ve noticed that this can mean that groups end up squashed around one PC with little space to work. So we have now installed six additional PCs that should make group working easier. These collaborative PCs are spread out with plenty of desk space in…

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Assistive Technology Centre update: alternative PCs

Posted in Accessibility

While the Assistive Technology Centre remains closed due to a major leak; we have made three alternative PCs available. We have made three pcs in the Northampton Square Library bookable by students referred for ATC access, until the Centre reopens. Two PCs are available in Level 6 silent study PC lab and one PC is available on Level 2. The following software is available on these pcs: ZoomText magnifier/reader TextHelp Read&Write (includes text-to-speech output) Inspiration (mindmapping) Level 2 PC NAME: NSQU0201A02 (opposite the technobooths) Level 6 PC NAMES: NSQB0602A01 & NSQB0602A04 You can book the pcs via the usual booking system.…

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