College of Humanities' Resources
The College of Humanities has a number of resources for student and faculty
use. These resources include the following:
The College of Humanities Student Computer Lab, HUM 407, is open most of each day from Monday to Friday. Student assistants are available provide students with help. Please check the bulletin board outside of the room for weekly information on hours.
Humanities 407: College of Humanities Student Computer Lab
8 PC's: OmniPro Pentium II-MMX 233 mgz 32 mb
8 Macintosh G3 233 mgz 32 mb Computers
Windows '95 (PC)
OS 8.1 (Mac)
Netscape 4.04 (PC Browsers)
Netscape 4.04 (Mac Browsers)
Telnet QVT Email (PC)
Foolproof Security 3.0 (PC)
Foolproof Security 3.1 (Mac)
Hera Software (PC)
Hera Software (Mac)
See College of Humanities Software for a list of
programs available on the file server Hera.
Humanities 294: The English Tutoring Center (E.T.C.)
A self-service facility with both PC and MAC platforms and full Internet capabilities.
While this facility is reserved primarily for English students' and tutors'
use, other College of Humanities' students may use the facility when computers
are available. English faculty members are welcome to use the MAC computer reserved
for them in the E.T.C.
Humanities 405: Faculty Computer Laboratory
This facility is equipped with four MAC and four PC computers as well as a printer,
a scanner and other useful equipment. Members of the College of Humanities'
Computer Advisory Committee often work in this room and are often available
to help colleagues. Still in the initial stages of evolution, the facility will
eventually include resources of many sorts: books, periodicals, software evaluation
guidelines, software reviews and technical information. Many of these guidelines
are now available on H.E.L.P.
4 Power Macintosh 7200s
1 Power Macintosh 8600
4 Compaq 5100s
1 Omnipro 166
1 HP LaserJet 4M laser printer
1 HP Deskwriter 600 color printer
1 Epson 800 color printer
1 InFocus LitePro LCD projection unit (very high quality)
2 Epson Expression 636 flatbed scanners
1 SprintScan color slide scanner
Available for short-term faculty use. Checkout from HUM 484:
1 Toshiba Satellite 100cs laptop computer
1 Compaq Armada laptop computer (on order)
1 Macintosh PowerBook 540c laptop computer
1 Macintosh Powerbook 5300c laptop computer
1 Macintosh Powerbook 1400 laptop computer
1 External/Portable SCSI Jaz drive for Windows 95 or MAC OS
3 Iomega Zip Drives for Windows PC
3 Iomega Zip Drives for MAC and PC
2 External CD-ROMs (one each for PC and Macintosh)
1 Olympus D-200L digital camera
1 Personal Amplifier
1 Epson-3300 LCD Projector on a cart
Use of the Faculty Lab:
The Faculty Lab is available only to College of Humanities faculty members
and their supervised assistants. Occasional users of the facility are welcome
and can gain access to the facility by requesting a key from the College of
Humanities front desk in HUM 484. Faculty members interested in more extensive
use can receive written materials on procedures (also available from HUM 484).
Humanities 403: A Student Classroom Facility with 25 MAC Computers
Humanities 401: A Student Classroom Facility with 25 PC Platform Computers
Help with Computer Problems for Faculty
If you would like help learning how to use College computer equipment or if
you have problems, please call the College of Humanities Technical Support Hotline
Or you can fill out a "blue form," the College of Humanities Service/Support
Request form, which also brings assistance. These forms are available in the
College of Humanities Mail Room/Service Area, Humanities 125.
Faculty Education Program
The College of Humanities frequently sponsors workshops,
discussion groups, software demonstrations and other special events designed
to help faculty members feel comfortable and competent using computers for teaching, research, presentations and administrative work.
Workshop arrangements are made by the Office of the Dean of the College of Humanities and coordinated by Elizabeth Sommers, Associate Professor of English and College of Humanities Computer Education Coordinator. The Center for Enhancement of Teaching (CET), Computing Services, the Audio-Visual Center (AVC) and other campus groups also continue to give presentations for SFSU faculty.
Contact Elizabeth Sommers firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.