Arts computer labs

Where to find a computer to use in the Faculty of Arts.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am-5:00pm (except public and University holidays)

Locations

Social Sciences 151

Social Sciences Building | Level 1 (ground) | 15 Wynyard Street

  • 54 PCs
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Self-access

Social Sciences 259 (currently unavailable)

Social Sciences Building | Level 2 | 15 Wynyard Street

  • 30 PCs
  • Teacher PC
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Presentation equipment (audio, DVD to data projector and screen)
  • Self-access
  • Course classes

Social Sciences 330 (currently unavailable)

Social Sciences Building | Level 3 | 15 Wynyard Street

  • 10 PCs
  • 2 PCs at print stations
  • Copying, printing and scanning

Multimedia Lab

Social Sciences Building | Room 160 | Level 1 (ground) | 17 Wynyard Street

  • 24 iMacs
  • Teacher iMac
  • Film production software
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Presentation equipment (audio, DVD, video to data projector and screen)
  • Self-access
  • Course classes

Cultures, Languages and Linguistics Lab

Cultures, Languages and Linguistics Building | Room 302 | Level 3 | 18 Symonds Street

  • 13 PCs
  • Teacher PC
  • Presentation equipment (audio, DVD to screen)

Translation Lab

Cultures, Languages and Linguistics Building | Room 312 | Level 3 | 18 Symonds Street

  • 20 PCs
  • Teacher PC
  • Translation Studies software
  • Sony Virtuoso Language Lab System
  • Language course audio software
  • Presentation equipment (audio, DVD to screen)
  • Self-access
  • Translation Studies and language classes

Fale Pasifika

Pacific Studies Building 274 | 20 Wynyard Street

  • 26 PCs
  • Teacher PC
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Presentation equipment (audio, DVD, video to data projector and screen)
  • Self-access
  • Course classes

Te Huka-a-tai

Māori Studies | Room 108 | 16 Wynyard Street

  • 10 PCs
  • Copying, printing and scanning
  • Self-access

Software and resources available

Standard Software

  • Microsoft Office 2016 including: Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016 and Powerpoint 2016
  • Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud 2017
  • Web Browsers: Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer and Firefox
  • Webmail (mail.aucklanduni.ac.nz)
  • QSR nVivo 11
  • IBM SPSS Statistical Analysis 25
  • ESET anti-virus
  • WinZip
  • VideoLAN VLC Media Player
  • Citation: Endnote, ProQuest RefWorks Write-N-Cite and Zotero

Course-related Software

Undergraduate labs, Arts Graduate Study Centre and Anthropology

  • Calib
  • Oxcal as required

French

  • Deux Mondes (CD and headsets available from the Arts Labs Help Desk)

Linguistics

  • Collocate
  • MP v2
  • ParaConc
  • UAC Tools

Sociology

  • R and R Studio

Translation Studies

  • SDL Trados Studio 2017
  • SDL MultiTerm 2017
  • SDL Passolo 2018
  • WinCAPS
  • Language Lab Sony audio software including Chinese, Cook Islands Maori, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Maori, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, Tongan samples

Specialist labs

Translation Lab

  • Audio files of resources for languages: Chinese, Cook Islands Maori,
    French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Maori, Russian, Samoan,
    Spanish, Tongan
  • Audio files of resources for: Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, Linguistics, Translation Studies, NAATI Interpreting examinations
  • Video files of language resources for Māori
  • Multimedia software for Chinese, Media, Film and Television, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish.
  • Rosetta Stone software Italian Level 1 (10 licences), Level 2 (5
    licences), Level 3 (4 licences), Level 4 (4 licences), Level 5 (3
    licences).
  • Rosetta Stone software Spanish Level 1 (3 licences), Level 2 (3
    licences), Level 3 (3 licences), Level 4 (3 licences), Level 5 (3
    licences).

Multimedia Lab

  • Adobe Design Premium CS 5.5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Flash Pro, Fireworks, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop)
  • Proxima veritati (Classics and Ancient History)
  • Microsoft Office
  • EP Scheduling
  • Final Draft
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Quicktime Pro
  • Toast

Support

Support staff are available at the Arts Labs Help Desk in the Social Sciences Building Room 158 during undergraduate lab opening hours. The Help Desk is on ground level, entry off Wynyard Street, opposite the Social Sciences Building 151 self-access lab and adjacent to the Arts Graduate Study Centre.

  • Headphones, course-related CDs, external drives, dictionaries and a thesauri are available for loan from the Help Desk for lab use.
  • During peak times of the day, support staff have to restrict assistance to five minutes so they can assist everyone who needs help.
  • The disciplinary areas within our schools provide further training in specialist software if they require work in those applications.

Contact

Arts Labs Help Desk

Room 158 | Social Sciences Building | 15 Wynyard Street (opposite the Fale Pasifika)
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext. 87959
Email: artslabs@auckland.ac.nz

Multimedia Lab

Martin Hansen
Technician
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext. 89405
Email: m.hansen@auckland.ac.nz