McMaster University


Available on most computers throughout the Library.

Type Title Version
Office Suite ** Microsoft Excel ** 2010
Microsoft PowerPoint **
Microsoft Word **
Document Viewers Adobe Acrobat Reader current
Anti-virus Trend Micro current
Media/Plug-ins Flash Player
Shockwave Player
Windows Media Player
Library e-Resources Software Write-N-Cite
SciFinder Scholar
E-Brary (On-Line Document Viewer)
Adaptive Software*** Kurzweil 3000 Pro* 10
ZoomText* 9.1
JAWS* 11.0
McMaster Courseware LearnLink
Stats ** SPSS (click HERE to view which computers have SPSS) ** 22

*** Not all of the library's online collections may be accessible using adaptive software. Please contact the Library Accessibility Services for further assistance.

** Not available on all machines. LibAccess / MAC ID Required.

* Available on all machines except the express stations.


  • Computers are intended for health research and educational pursuits. During peak periods, you may be asked to vacate if you are not engaged in these activities.
  • Files and Documents can be saved to an e-mail address or to a USB Key (Flash/Jump Drive)
  • To open a file on a USB key (Flash/Jump Drive), start the application that is associated with the file, click File, Open and select the file from the drive.
  • You will not be able to open or save a file to a "Secure Protection" location on a USB key (Flash/Jump Drive).


Equipment and software at the other campus libraries.

UTS Student Technology Centres - equipment & software.