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Anderson Computing Complex

The Anderson Computing Complex has over one-hundred and sixty internet ready Windows / Mac computers. There are also five classrooms available by reservation for all academic departments. Current class schedules are posted at the ACC. This is a general purpose computing center. Each classroom has a different purpose and thus has different software installed. Refer to the list below to find which classroom has the desired software:

Hardware/Software by room:

Software

  • Director 8
  • InDesign 1.5
  • Dreamweaver 4
  • Fireworks 4
  • Flash 5
  • PageMaker 6.5
  • Illustrator 9
  • Photoshop 6
  • EZ-CD Creator
  • PowerDVD
  • iMovie 3
  • SoundEdit 16
  • Assistive Technology Workstation with scanner and Braille printer
  • 3 General user scanners
  • 4 Macs and 1 Mac scanner

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 4, 2.6 GHz Processors
  • 40 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 512 MB RAM
  • DVD/CD-RW
  • 17" LCD Monitors
  • EZ-CD Creator
  • PowerDVD

Software

  • Lotus Notes
  • S-Plus 2000
  • Vensim
  • EndNote
  • Assistive Technology Workstation

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 3 Processors
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Assistive Technology Workstation

Software

  • Photoshop 5
  • Forte for Java 4.0 CE
  • MS Visio
  • MS .NET SDK
  • PowerDVD
  • MS SQL Server
  • EZ-CD Creator
  • Rational Rose
  • Macromedia Suite MX
  • Visual Studio .NET
  • Dreamweaver MX
  • C#
  • Fireworks MX
  • C++
  • Flash MX
  • VB.NET
  • Freehand 10
  • Assistive Technology Workstation with scanner
  • General use scanner

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 4, 2.6 GHz Processors
  • 40 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 512 MB RAM
  • DVD/CD-RW
  • 17" LCD Monitors
  • EZ-CD Creator
  • PowerDVD
  • Preference for this room is given to CAP students
  • Assistive Technology Workstation

Software

  • Hyper Studio 3.1
  • Dreamweaver 4
  • S-Plus 2002
  • Fireworks 4
  • Java Mathwright 32
  • Flash 5
  • Generator 2
  • Assistive Technology Workstation

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 3 Processors
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 256 MB RAM

Software

  • GIS Data (Nwo4/SATHR)
  • Forte for Java 4.0 CE
  • ArcExplorer 4
  • GhostScript
  • Crystal Reports 8.5 for ESRI
  • Hugs98
  • MS Visio
  • MS .NET SDK
  • ArcView GIS 3.3 w/ Spatial, 3D, and Image Analyst
  • MS SQL Server
  • Rational Rose
  • ArcGIS 8.3 w/ Spatial and 3D Analyst
  • Visual Studio .NET
  • C#
  • C++
  • VB.NET
  • Visual Studio 6
  • Visual Basic 6
  • Visual C++ 6
  • Visual FoxPro 6
  • Visual InterDev 6

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 3 Processors
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Public Informatics and News Media Lab
  • GIS Equipped courtesy of ESRI

Software

  • ArcGIS/ArcMap 10.4
  • GeoDa
  • GRASS GIS 7.0.4
  • QGIS 2.16
  • R 3.3.1
  • TerrSet
  • ENVI+IDL (beginning in Spring 2018)
  • Geolytics Neighborhood Change Database

Assistive Technology Resources:

Three assistive technology workstations are available in the Anderson Computing Complex. The workstations are located in B10, 12, and 13. The workstations in B10 and B12 are attached to scanners. The workstation in B10 is also connected to a Braille printer. Following is a list of the assistive technology available, as well as the location:

  • Alternate Input Devices: Kensington Expert Mouse, Kensington Orbit Trackball, and NoHands Mouse (available from the front desk)
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred (voice recognition software) - available at all 3 workstations
  • JAWS for Windows (screen reading software) - available in B10
  • OpenBook (optical character recognition software for visual impairments) - available in B10 and B12
  • Versa Point Duo Interpoint Braille Embosser and Duxbury Braille Translation - available in B10
  • WYNN Wizard (optical character recognition software for learning disabilities) - available in the main area and in B12
  • ZoomText Magnifier/ScreenReader - available at all 3 workstations

Documentation on each of these software programs is available from the front desk at the ACC. The Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) serves as a campus resource for ensuring that individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, the university's programs, services, and activities. For more information, please contact ASAC at (202) 885-3360.

Custom Software / Data Files Installation Policy

For faculty members who need specialized course-related software installed on classroom workstations, it is necessary to complete the following:

  • Submit an e-mail to the ACC Manager describing the software package to be installed, the duration of the installation and the number of workstations on which to install the software.
  • Following the approval from the ACC manager, supply the software installation disk(s) or CD(s), detailed installation instructions, along with the original licensing agreement from the manufacturer.

Software will be uninstalled at the completion of the semester unless another agreement has been made for it to remain longer.