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UBC Library Research Commons: Rooms & Software

Please Note

Please note that when you log out of the lab's computers, all files stored on the computer will be deleted. Please store all files on an external storage device.

Koerner 218A - Data/GIS Lab

Technology & Facilities

Hardware: There are 6 workstations with widescreen LCD monitors and a large-format scanner. For assistance, please ask at the Reference Desk on level 2.

Software: GIS and statistical analysis software, including:

Access Policies & Procedures

The lab is available Monday through Friday on a first-come first-serve basis for those needing access to GIS and statistical software. 

Several hours each week, Research Commons consultations take place in this room.  If you find it difficult to work near quiet conversation, check the Consultation Schedule on the home page of this guide.

Koerner 217 - Main Computer Lab

Technology & Facilities

Hardware: There are 32 workstations

Software: In addition to the software provided on all library public machines, there is some GIS and statistical analysis software, including:

Access Policies & Procedures: 

The room is accessible on a first-come, first-served basis whenever Koerner Library is open, and there isn't a class being held in the room. For room availability, please check the calendar posted on the wall outside the room.