COVID-19 update

All libraries are CLOSED due to poor air quality.
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Access to campus libraries is limited.

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Computers, equipment, software

This page was last updated on October 2nd, 2020 and reflects services available during this time of social distancing. 

Use a campus computer remotely

Cluster computer software is available for remote use at Cluster Computer Checkout. Stanford affiliates can remotely log in to a cluster computer with their Stanford account from a personal computer. The cluster checkout program is a free service open to Stanford affiliates.


  • Mobile Maker Cart
    Tools available for check-out so you can tinker and prototype from the comfort of your own home, dorm, office, or classroom.

Computers, equipment, and software to use in the library

  • 6 iMac dual-boot computers (MacOS & Windows 10)
  • 2 Dell Optiplex 9020 (Windows 10)
    • 7-Zip File Manager
    • Adobe Acrobat Pro X
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
    • Access 2016
    • Firefox
    • Google Chrome
    • iTunes
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Microsoft Office 2016 (Suite)
    • OneNote 2016
    • Powerpoint 2016
    • Publisher 2016
    • Skype
    • Solidworks
    • Windows Media Player
    • Word 2016
  • 1 Macbook Pro
  • 1 Bloomberg Professional Terminal
  • 6 24" monitors to connect your own laptop
  • 2 printers (1 color and 1 b&w)
  • 1 scanner
  • 2 copiers

Are we missing something?

Email to let us know what else we can provide!