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Computers & Laptops

The Tarleton Libraries provide over 200 computers and laptops for the Tarleton community to use. These include desktops, laptops and collaboration tables. For assistance with library computers, please contact the Library Systems department at libsys@tarleton.edu or 254-968-1955.

For computer policies see our Computer Policies page.

Desktop Computers

Student wearing headphones on a desktop computer.

Laptop Computers

Two female students checking out a laptop from the laptop vending machine
  • The Dick Smith Library has 36 laptops available for checkout via two laptop vending machines on the main and upper levels of the library.
  • Laptops check out for 4 hours and must be returned to the vending machine from which they were checked out. 
  • See the Computer Policies page for full laptop policies.

Library Training Center

  • To reserve, call 254-968-9456.
  • Hands-on computer access.
  • Seats up to 36.
  • Equipped with presenter computer station, SmartBoard, projector, speakers, phone and 36 desktop computers, including one ADA station.

Collaboration Tables & Rooms

Three students working together in a collaboration room
  • Located on the main and lower levels of the Dick Smith Library.
  • First come, first served.
  • Tables are equipped with an on-board computer and cables for connecting your device to the display.
  • Cable adaptors/ dongles are available for checkout from the Circulation Desk.

Software/ Applications Available on Public Workstations and Laptops

  • Web Browsers
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox
    • Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2016
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Access
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • OneNote
    • Project
    • Visio
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Master Collection (Includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro and more)
  • AutoDesk Product Design Suite (Includes Inventor & AutoCAD)
  • ArcGIS
  • Google Earth
  • Mathematica
  • MatLab
  • R Statistical
  • SPSS

List is not comprehensive and is subject to change.