The Learning Commons on the 1st floor, designed for individual and collaborative group work, is equipped with limited PCs and Macs. The computers are equipped with the following software:

  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

Additional tools & software for PC include:

  • R for Windows
  • SAS 9.4
  • Wolfram Mathematica
  • Zotero
  • Audacity with LAME plugin
  • VLC Media Player
  • More

When users login if they have an Adobe account already they are presented with the option to select either their “Personal” or “Work/School” account, much like what happens with e-mail and other services. They must choose “Work/School” in order to use the university license.

Additional tools & software for Mac include:

  • Mathematica
  • Python 2.7
  • Text Wrangler
  • Eclipse
  • iTunes
  • More

Active Tulane affiliates (i.e., currently enrolled or employed students, staff, and faculty) may access these computers with their Tulane username and password. For more information on using computers at the library, please review the Computer Use Policy.