Computing in the Libraries

Find an available computer at the UCI Libraries.

Note: All public Windows PCs support typing in multiple languages.


Public computers are Windows 7 PCs with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft Office 2013 and a variety of tools to view online information and research as well as instructional media. Printing is available using a library copy card. Computers have USB connections and CD/DVD drives. There is a scanner available near the Ayala Science Library's reference desk and on the 1st and 2nd Floor at Langson Library.

Langson Library Ayala Science Library Grunigen Medical Library
  • Basement
  • 1st Floor Reference / Government Information
  • 2nd Floor Lobby, Current Periodicals
  • 2nd Floor Library Classroom 228 (except during instruction)
  • 3rd Floor
  • 4th Floor
  • 1st Floor Lobby
  • 2nd Floor Grand Reading Room & Check Out Desk
  • 4th Floor Elevator Lobby
  • 5th Floor Elevator Lobby
  • 6th Floor Elevator Lobby
  • 1st Floor
  • Laptops can be taken anywhere on campus; not limited to the Libraries or Study Centers
  • Laptops with wireless capabilities are available for check-out at the
  • Laptops can be loaned for two hours at a time and are available for check out to UCI students, faculty, and staff on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Borrowers will need a valid UCI ID card in hand, a valid Official Photo ID (California Driver’s License, Passport, US Military ID, etc.), and a valid UCINetID

 MacBook Air 13 inch Laptop includes:

  • Mac OS 10.10.3  Yosemite
  • Microsoft Office 2011: Word, Excel Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
  • Picasa 3.9
  • iLife '11: iDVD, iMovie, iPhoto, iWeb and GarageBand
  • Firefox(R)ESR 31.6, Google Chrome 43.0 and Safari 8.0
  • Audacity 2.0, Flash Player 11.6, iTunes 12.1, QuickTime Player 10.4, RealPlayer SP 12.0 and RealPlayer Converter 1.0
  • FaceTime 3.0, Messages 8.0, Skype 7.6

HP Elite Book Revolve 810 G2 Tablet PC includes:

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
  • Microsoft Office 2013 Professional: Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook,  PowerPoint, Publisher and Word 
  • Firefox(R)ESR 24.1.0, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari
  • Audacity 2.0.4, iTunes, QuickTime Player 7.7.4, RealPlayer Cloud, Windows Media Player 
  • 7-Zip 9.2, Acrobat Pro Xi, Calculator, Cisco AnyConnect VPN client,  Google Earth ,  HP WebCam, 3.5.1, Skype 


  • Assistance in the use of wireless technology provided in Multimedia Resources Center (MRC) and the Grunigen Medical Library's Information Technology Center (ITC).
  • Assistance in use of network resources provided by the MRC and ITC staffs and also by reference staffs at the Langson Library Ask Us  Desk (2nd floor); the Ayala Science Library Ask US Desk (2nd floor); and the Grunigen Medical Library's Ask US Desk
  • For information about the laptop loan service, please call the MRC desk at (949) 824-7072 or the ITC desk at (714) 456-5585.
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