Open Computers
Circulating Items
  • PC Computer Cluster

    Mac Station

    • 2 27" dual-boot iMacs
    • Epson DS-7500 flatbed scanner with automatic document feeder

    Teaching Laptops

    • 10 units available
    • users may access classroom monitors with
      their own laptops

    GPS Devices

    contact GIS Librarian for more information

    • 8 Garmin eTrex 20 handheld units
    • 2 Trimble Juno 3b handheld units


    Specialty Printers

    Specialty Scanners

    • Esri HD Ultra 4350i+ 42-inch wide
      color scanner

    Digitization Hardware


    • cables/adaptors (HDMI/VGA to Mac)
    • scanner weights


    Data Use & Analysis

    • ATLAS.ti
      (desktop folder: Library & Information Resources > Business & Economics > ATLAS.ti)
    • MatLab
    • R
    • SAS
    • S-Plus
    • SPSS
    • Stata
    • Stat Transfer

    Digitization & Metadata Services

    • ABBY FineReader OCR
    • Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator

    Text Encoding, Mining, and Analysis

    • ATLAS.ti
      (desktop folder: Library & Information Resources > Business & Economics > ATLAS.ti)
    • ABBY FineReader OCR
    • Oxygen XML
    Recommended Web Tools
    • Bamboo Dirt
    • HathiTrust
    • JSTOR Data for Research
    • TAPoRware
    • Voyant Tools


    Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    GIS Platforms
    • ESRI ArcGIS
    • GRASS*
    • Quantum GIS*
    • uDig*
    • Google Earth
    • HyperCube*
    • Sketchup
    Imagery Analysis
    • Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
    • ENVI
    • GeoExpress
    Vector Analysis
    • GeoDa*
    • FME*
    *teaching laptops only
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    on mobile devices, nor is it viewable unless you
    are connected to the ND network (either
    on-campus or via VPN).

    Click here to view current machine availability at other campus computer labs.

    Available Software

    Mac Stations

    GIS Stations (Windows OS)

    Additional GIS Station software:

    - ATLAS.ti (Qualitative Data Analysis) (desktop folder: Library & Information Resources > Business & Economics > ATLAS.ti)

    - ABBY Fine Reader (OCR/Text Analysis)

    - Oxygen XML

    - Tableau (Data Visualization)

    - Tabula (extract tables in PDF to CSV)

  • Items Available for Check-Out

    Who May Borrow Items?
    What Items May be Borrowed?
    How Are Items Loaned?

    Who May Borrow Items? [top]

    Currently enrolled students and faculty/staff

    What Items May be Borrowed [top]
    View the Equipment Catalog

    How Are Items Borrowed? [top]

    -NDID Card Required

    -Reserve an item online via the Equipment Catalog

    -To check out or return an item, inquire at the CDS Help Desk

    -If the Help Desk is not staffed during a weekday between 9 AM and 5 PM, please inquire in the CDS Office Suite (131).

    Problems [top]

    If you are experiencing circulation issues, please email