Guide to Software in The Ames Library

All public workstations (including laptops)
  • Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office - Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Publisher
  • Media Players - Real Player, Windows Media Player, Quicktime/ iTunes and Adobe reader
  • SPSS Statistics
  • Secure File Transfer (SUN Server) (SFTP)
Thorpe Center Third Level (Digital Editing Software)
  • Adobe Design Standard CS5 - Ames School of Art (Macintosh)
  • Adobe Acrobat - Create PDF documents (Windows & Macintosh)
  • iLife Series 11- iMovie, iPhoto,iTunes,iWeb, iDVD (Macintosh)
  • Epson & HP Scan Pro - Scanning Software (Windows & Macintosh)
  • Adobe Premiere Elements - Video editing software (Windows)

 Course-Related Software (by floor)

Title Description Scholarly Workstations
Aldrich Spectral Viewer The Aldrich Spectral Viewer is an electronic reference book that contains thousands of actual spectra from the Aldrich spectral libraries. 4th Level
Architecture, Interiors and Furniture An extraordinary look at architectural design and furnishings from ancient Egypt to 1975 3rd Level
Business Plan Pro Premiere Create a Professional Business Plan 2nd level SW2E01
Marketing Plan Pro Create  a Professional Marketing Plan 2nd level SW2E01
Chaucer Complete works of Chaucer 3rd Level
Chem Draw/Bio Ultra Chemistry 4th Level/Instruction Lab
Fathom Educational Studies Instruction Lab
Finale School of Music Standard for Notation Software Thorpe Center
Geo Sketchpad Educational Studies Instruction Lab
Intuit QuickBooks Accounting Dept Instruction Lab
Mathematica Analyze data or solve equations 4th Level
Mental Health II & III Mental Health Assessment 4th Level
Morningstar Direct Stock and Fund Analysis Instruction Lab / 2nd Level
Nursing Assessment New Family Physical, Gestational Age and Nursing Assessments 4th Level
On Common Ground World Religions in America Lower Level
Pilgrims & Pilgrimage Journey, Spirituality and Daily Life Through the Centuries

3rd Level
Psychmate Student Educations tools for undergraduate psychology instruction Lower Level
Sibelius Music Comp/Notation Software (School of Music) Thorpe Center
SPSS Predictive analytics software All Levels
Text Wrangler for iMacs Text editor program Thorpe Center
TinketPlots Educational Studies Instruction Lab
TI-NspireCAS Educational Studies Instruction Lab

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Last revised: June 25, 2012