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Group Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms

Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle Group Study Rooms

Below is a listing of what is inside each of these rooms.

  • Dual Boot iMac - These computers boot in the Windows operating system as well as the MAC operating system.
  • Large Monitor - with a screen of 27 inches
  • The rooms are made to hold up to 5 students
  • Every room has two small dry erase boards
  • Rooms can be rented for 2 hours at a time with the option to renew if there are no prior reservations.

Below is a list of the programs available on the iMacs.

On the Windows side:

  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • SPSS
  • Basilica of St. Francis (Only available in the Socrates room)
  • Atlas Ti

On the Mac side:

  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • Adobe Suite CS4, Including Bridge, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Media Player, and Photoshop
  • iLife 2010, Including Garage Band, iMovie, iPhoto
  • Rosetta Stone for Spanish (Only available in the Socrates room)
 

 

Confucius Connect media:scape

Confucius Connect has media:scape technology which makes it easy for groups to collaborate on group projects. Up to six users can display their laptop screen on one of two monitors. 

media:scape is very easy to use:

  • Open the media well and remove a Puck™
  • Connect the Puck™ to your laptop
  • Share what’s on your laptop by pressing the Puck™

 

de Beauvoir Group Study Room

 The de Beauvoir Group Study Room is equipped with:

  • 5 swivel chairs with a swivel work surface
  • 1 PC computer

 

 Hypatia Group Study Room

The Hypatia Group Study Room is equipped with:

  • 5 swivel chairs with a swivel work surface
  • A monitor for viewing VHS tapes
  • 1 PC computer

 

Learn more about our Group Study Rooms!

 

How to Reserve a Group Study Room

To reserve your group study room stop by the library's Circulation Desk or call 610-796-8223

Dr. Frank A. Franco Library Learning Center

Alvernia Library
Contact:
Dr. Frank A. Franco Library Learning Center
Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine St.
Reading, PA 19607
610.796.8223
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