Lab & Computers

The main floor of the library features 53 desktop workstations, four Catalogue Express stations, two scanners, two printers, one photocopier, and one LAS workstation.  An active Passport York or guest account is required to log in (guest accounts may be obtained with photo ID).

Computer Software

List of Available Software

Floor Map

Laptop Borrowing

Four MacBook Airs are available for borrowing. They can be borrowed from the circulation desk for in-library use only. Ask at the circulation desk for further details.

Basement Lab

The lab in the basement of the Steacie Library contains 34 computers for student use, one instructional computer, two projectors, and whiteboards. The lab is open for public use on most weekdays. The Basement Lab is the only place in the library where SPSS & SAS software are installed.

Free Software Access on Your Computer

Most of the software available at the library is also available through the WebFAS service. This allows you to run programs like SPSS on your personal computer (with some limitations) even at home.