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What do PC workstations at the SLUB offer?

Our PC workstations are based on a Linux Mint system with a Firefox and Google Chrome browser. The language of the system and the application programs can be switched from German to English. Zotero is pre-installed. LibreOffice is available at all workstations. Research results can be sent by email or to a printing station, or can be transferred to a USB flash drive.

 

 

Can I edit my own texts at the library's PC workstations?

Yes. At all PC workplaces there is LibreOffice installed. You can edit own texts, presentations or tables - also if they are created in MicrosoftOffice - via the Viewer. It is important to save the file in your editing format.
Please note: after ten minutes of inactivity the current user will be logged out, following a respective warning. At this point at the latest, all your personal data such as downloads, forms, histories and passwords are permanently deleted.

I am visually impaired - is there a PC workstation available for me?

Yes. The PC workstation for the blind and visually impaired is located at the Central Library, level 0, room 0.44. There, the software JAWS - Job Access with Speech is installed. The PC is equipped with a screen reader, a text-to-speech audio reader and a scanner for book edges. Please contact our staff at the Service Counter.

Can I use a PC workstation although I am not a registered SLUB user?

No. SLUB offers, for example our catalog, our Internet pages, the overview of our specialist databases and electronic journals and pages from other providers are available to you after an authentication with user number and password. The only exception is the online user login, which is necessary to become a user of SLUB.