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E. H. Butler Library, Buffalo State, The State University of New York

Computer Labs

E. H. Butler Library hosts the largest open computer labs on campus, with a variety of technologies and services available:

  • Approximately 97 PCs & 20 Macs
  • Black-and-white printers (2), color printers/copiers (2), black-and-white copiers (2).
  • Two scanners for academic-related projects.
  • An Assistive Technology Lab with equipment and software for patrons with disabilities.
  • Wireless network access throughout the library.
Computer Lab Locations

Four general labs and an Assistive Technology lab are located throughout Butler Library.

StudyQuad BUTL 110
49 PCs & 11 Macs
QuietQuad BUTL 181
48 PCs & 7 Macs
Assistive Technology Lab BUTL 181G

Stop by the Ask Us Desk on the second floor to consult with a reference librarian. Butler Library’s Equipment Loan service, located at the circulation desk, provides a variety of items for checkout including laptops, tablets, and audio/video equipment.

Available Software

The following is a list of the software available for use in the labs:

All Macs:

  • Apple OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Safari and Chrome web browsers
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Mathematica
  • SPSS (may need to search for IBM SPSS on lab computers)
  • Read&Write Gold assistive software
  • EndNote
  • Mendeley Desktop

All PCs:

  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Edge, Chrome and Internet Explorer web browsers
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Geometer’s Sketchpad​
  • Mathematica
  • SPSS
  • Read&Write Gold assistive software
  • EndNote
  • Mendeley Desktop

StudyQuad PCs #29-42:

  • (includes all PC software above)
  • Visual Studio Professional 
  • ArcGIS 10.4
  • AutoCAD 2017 suite
  • Orwell Dev C++
  • Citrix Receiver (to allow for the use of virtualized SAS)
  • SAS (via Citrix XenApp)

To obtain software and hardware for home use, please visit the Software and Hardware for Home Use website.

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