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Libraries & Technology


With more than 3.5 million volumes, Rochester ranks among the top 50 of academic research libraries in the United States and Canada. Libraries include:

The River Campus Libraries, holding approximately 3 million volumes;

Edward G. Miner Library of the Medical Center;

The Sibley Music Library of the Eastman School of Music, one of the foremost music research libraries in the world; and

The Charlotte Whitney Allen Library of the University's Memorial Art Gallery.

Information technology

Information technology is integral to the learning process at the University of Rochester.

The University has hundreds of student-accessible personal computers, both Macintosh and PC/Intel workstations as well as a number of Unix workstations. Classrooms equipped with computer projection and computers at each seat are used in courses, including those in art history, computer science, electrical engineering, and statistics. The Eastman Quadrangle, Rush Rhees Library, and Wilson Commons offer wireless Internet access for students, faculty, and staff. All residence hall rooms are equipped with switched Ethernet connections to the University-wide data communications network and the Internet; most undergraduates receive a free NetID for e-mail, voting, lab printing, web registration, wireless computing and other University services.

Maintained by the Office of Communications.

Last modified: Wednesday, 11-Apr-2007 13:32:48 EDT