Computer Labs

Quick Facts about Odum's Labs

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Deep Freeze software is installed improving the reliability of lab computers, especially those in high-use areas and increasing the overall availability of working machines in the library. Deep Freeze is a piece of software that 'saves' the computer's configuration, settings, etc. Anyone can change the desktop, install/delete programs, change software configurations, etc., but on restart, the computer returns to the original settings. Save your work often! 

Odum Library has over 200 computers available for use by VSU students, staff and faculty. iMacs are available in the New Media Center along with other specialized software. 

Single Sign On

Odum Library computers are operated in compliance with campus IT regulations. As with the rest of VSU, Odum Library computer access is controlled via Single Sign On login (this is your MyVSU username and password). Each VSU Student, Staff, and Faculty member has an account, and must comply with all VSU Information Resources Acceptable Use Policy

REMEMBER: LOG OUT before you leave your computer.

Only VSU Students, Faculty, and Staff have access to Single Sign On accounts - this means that, except for the two public computers located behind the Reference desk, community patrons will not be able to use the computers in the library.

You can use the password reset tool if you need to reset your password. Note: This resets your password for these VSU services as well.

To learn more, please visit VSU Accounts > Single Sign On

Library Visitors

Anyone without a Single Sign On account will need to use the designated public computers, which are located on the 2nd Floor, behind the Reference Desk. There are two workstations available to the public.

Software

The computers in Odum Library contain the following software packages:

  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 365 Suite
    • Access
    • Excel
    • OneNote
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher 
    • Word
  • Edge/Firefox/Chrome
  • SSH/FTP Client Secure Shell
  • Adobe CC 2021 Master Suite
    • AfterEffects
    • Animate
    • Audition
    • Bridge
    • Character Animator
    • Dreamweaver
    • Illustrator
    • InCopy
    • InDesign
    • Lightroom
    • Lightroom Classic
    • Photoshop
    • Prelude
    • Premiere Pro
    • Premiere Rush
  • IBM SPSS
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro

Technology

  • Laptops may be reserved and borrowed from the first floor Media Center.  
  • iMacs are available in the first floor Media Center
  • Remember this is a library -- audio headset use in computer labs is a must (Library Noise Policy). Each computer has a sound card and available headset jack.
  • A bi-level computer workstation on a height adjustable table that accommodates wheelchair access is located in the library in the Internet Café. (More Library Resource Information for Students with Disabilities)
  • Temporary installation of software as required to complete class assignments is permitted on the workstations located in the 2nd and 3rd floor labs. For assistance, contact Library Automation (automation@valdosta.edu or 333-5868.).
    • Loading New Software: All software must be loaded by the Library Automation Staff. Faculty may contact automation@valdosta.edu or use the software installation request form, providing proof of licensing and master copies of the software. It is recommended that you allow at least two full business weeks in advance because of the testing and loading that accompanies the loading of any new software. Although rare, sometimes software cannot be loaded because it causes conflict with the campus standard application suite.

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