Instruction Labs

Ekstrom Library has five instruction labs that can be reserved for library instruction. The labs can be reserved by all teaching faculty and staff.

Instruction Lab W102

Lab W102 contains 32 student workstations, all with CD-ROM drives and sound capabilities. They contain the complete suite of University communications software including Internet Explorer and MS Office. The instructor's station has Smart classroom technology including Sympodium screen interface and simple controlled switching between applications:

  • Computers
  • DVD/TV/VCR
  • Document camera
  • Distributed sound system
  • Ceiling-mounted projector

Location: Ekstrom Library, Rm W102 (West Wing 1st floor)

Instruction Lab W103

Lab W103 contains 24 student workstations, all with CD-ROM drives and sound capabilities. They contain the complete suite of University communications software including Internet Explorer and MS Office. The instructor's station has Smart classroom technology including Sympodium screen interface and simple controlled switching between applications:

  • Computers
  • DVD/TV/VCR
  • Document camera
  • Distributed sound system
  • Ceiling-mounted projector

Location: Ekstrom Library, Rm W103 (West Wing 1st floor)

Instruction Lab W104

Lab W104 has a tiered seating arrangement with 42 student workstations. If arrangements are made ahead of time, students can use wireless laptops to access Internet applications or the Microsoft Office Suite. The instructor's station has Smart classroom technology including Sympodium screen interface and simple controlled switching between applications:

  • Computers
  • DVD/TV/VCR
  • Document camera
  • Distributed sound system
  • Ceiling-mounted projector

Location: Ekstrom Library, Rm W104 (West Wing 1st floor)

Collaborative Learning Center

The CLC has 25 Pentium 4 Dell workstations running Windows XP, all with CD-ROM drives, Iomega Zip 100 drives and sound capabilities. They contain the complete suite of University communications software including Internet Explorer 5, Telnet, and WS-FTP Pro; they also run MS Office 2003. The room can comfortably seat about 35 students if workstations are shared. There is an instructor's station with a PC running Windows XP. This can be projected on a large screen behind the instructor's workstation using our NEC projector system. In addition the room contains a VCR, a video disc player and a stereo sound system.

Location: Ekstrom Library, Rm 117A (East Wing 1st floor)

Library Instruction Classroom

The Library Instruction Classroom (LIC) may be used for information literacy classes, library meetings, and presentations.

The LIC seats 32 students and contains an instructor's station, projector, and interactive SmartBoard. The instructor's station has a Pentium III computer, VCR, Cable TV connection, a document imager/overhead projector, Zip drive and an Ethernet connection hookup. If arrangements are made ahead of time, students can use 32 Dell Inspirion 5000e wireless laptops to access Internet applications or the Microsoft Office Suite.

Location: Ekstrom Library, Rm 254 (East Wing 2nd floor)

Lab schedules

Schedule a session taught by librarian or taught by professor

Information Literacy Program

Phone: (502) 852-8699

Hours: Can be scheduled during hours that Ekstrom Library is open.