The Library provides workstations for student use throughout our library locations.

  • all workstations in the Library run only on Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System.
  • always log out when you leave to secure your account
  • save your files to USB or cloud storage, files saved to the computers are deleted daily
  • computers log out after 15 minutes of inactivity. Save your work regularly and pay attention to the prompts on the computer

Use of our computers is governed by the UQ Acceptable Use of UQ ICT Resources Policy.

Using library computers

Login information for Library computers.

1. Computer availability

Library computers can be heavily used during teaching periods and you may be required to queue for a computer:

  • it is not acceptable to try to reserve Library computers when you are not actively using them
  • if you leave a computer unattended for 15 minutes, another user can move your personal property aside (but NOT remove it) and use the computer
  • treat people and their property with respect at all times

Check library computer availability 

  1. Log-in to My Library
  2. Select the Computers app
  3. Select a building and a floor to see the floor map.

Available computers are marked in green and computers in use are purple.

Training rooms

The Library runs a range of training sessions and may reserve library computer rooms for this purpose. During training sessions computers are unavailable for general use.

  • you can view the training schedule for a given day on the wall outside the training room
  • please do not growl at Library staff if they politely ask you to clear the room for training
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2. Software

Standard applications

The Library provides a standard set of software on our workstations for students and staff. We cannot provide software for personal use.

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Endnote
  • Microsoft Office
  • Acrobat X Pro
  • Paper cut (printing account)

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3. Additional software in Zenworks

Additional applications are available through the ZENworks application on library computers.

Open a ZENworks application

After logging with your UQ username and password:

  1. Open the ZENworks application
  2. Locate the software by selecting a folder
  3. Double click the software title to open it 

ZENworks applications

ZEN framework provides additional applications which may include:

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Anaconda Python
  • Audacity 1.2.6
  • ChemDraw
  • ChemFinder
  • Chem3D
  • Clib 96
  • CLIVE
  • Corporate Finance
  • FirstRate5.2.1a
  • Foodscan
  • Image Scope
  • Interactive Finance
  • LibreOffice
  • Mathematica
  • Matlab
  • MIMS-IVS
  • MS Movie Maker 2012
  • Notepad++
  • NVivo (on Centre for Digital Scholarship training room 02-D501 computers)
  • Nvu
  • OStats
  • Paint.NET
  • Pharma Calc
  • Power Calculator
  • R - Statistical Computing
  • R Studio
  • SPSS
  • TeXMaker
  • The Art of Bovine Auscultation
  • The Art of Equine Auscultation
  • Turfgrass Diseases
  • VBE (Virtual Business Enterprise)
  • VLC media player
  • Women's Indicators And Statistics
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