Digital Labs

The University of Cincinnati Libraries offer many ways to create and access digital resources in a variety of spaces across campus.

View the full list of UCL's Digital Labs and Computer Labs available across the UC campus.




Informatics Lab

A Collaborative Space for Innovation at the Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Library

The Informatics Lab is designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences. It is a place for UC researchers and graduate students to connect, collaborate, and receive research support services.

To reserve the room fill out the form at With any other questions please contact us at The primary audience for the space is faculty and graduate students at the UC Academic Health Center.

Technology and Software


Windows 7:Office,Skype, SPSS,SAS,R, RStudio, Matlab,Cytoscape, ArcGIS, QGIS, GeoDA, TerraGO Toolbar, Satscan, EpiInfo, 7zip,Notepad++,Python + scipy + NumPy IGV,MySQL Workbench, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, InDesign, InCopy, Dreamweaver, FlashPro/Builder, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Bridge, Animate, Prelude, Fireworks)

OSX:Office, Skype, SPSS, SAS, R, RStudio, Matlab, Cytoscape,QGIS, GeoDA, TerraGO Toolbar, Satscan, EpiInfo, TextMate, The Unarchiver, Python + scipy + NumPy IGV, MySQL workbench, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, InDesign, InCopy, Dreamweaver, FlashPro/Builder, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Bridge, Animate, Prelude, Fireworks)

Equipment: 2 iMacs,2 PCs,1 AirMedia unit for wireless presentation from any mobile device,4 whiteboard tables, 2 standing whiteboards, 1 wall-mounted white board

Policies and Guidelines


  • To reserve this room, contact us at Let us know if you need the whole space, the iMac, or the Windows PC and the requested time. A web form will be available in the future for reservations.  
  • Informatics Lab is open to the UC students, faculty, and staff. The highest priority is given to UC AHC faculty, staff, and graduate students.
  • Due to the unique and specialized equipment available in the Informatics Lab, recurring and repetitive reservations are limited so it may serve a wide range of groups within the AHC.
  • A minimum group of three individuals is required to reserve the entire room. Individuals can reserve the computers.
  • Faculty, staff, or graduate students may reserve the room for two hours at a time. It is possible to reserve two, two-hour timeslots for longer projects or meetings.
  • If this room is not used within 20 minutes of the scheduled reservation start-time, it is considered vacant and will be available to others on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Based on interest and use, we plan to expand this space with more equipment and programs.

Hours:   Mon.-Fri. 9 AM - 5 PM

Food and Drink:   Items for personal consumption (e.g. drinks or snacks) are allowed, but formal, catered events are not permitted.

Contact us:


Computer Labs

Below is a selection of computer labs available to students at the HSL and at Langsam library. Other libraries on campus also have labs.

HSL Computer Lab

HSL Computer Lab

HSL Computer Lab

Health Sciences Library

90 seat computer lab

Hardware: 91 Computers (66 Dell Optiplex 790, 12 Dell Optiplex 7010, 8 Dell Optiplex 780, 5 Printer Release Stations (Dell Optiplex 755))
5 Printers (4 HP Laserjet 602dn, 1 HP Color Laserjet 4700dn), 5 Epson Perfection V200 scanners, 1 Nikon LS-2000 slide scanner, 1 Crestron Airmedia unit (to be installed 2/14)

Software: Microsoft Office 2010 (Access, Excel, InfoPath Designer, InfoPath Filler, Picture Manager, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word), Adobe Acrobat Reader and Pro, Flash Player, Shockwave Player, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Java Plugin, MacAfee, Quicktime Player, SAS, Windows Media Player, Microsoft Silverlight, Turningpoint, QuestionMark Secure Browser, Citrix Online Plugin, Epson Scanning software, Histology Image Review, Neurolab, Nutrition in Medicine, RALE Lung Sounds, RASWIN, Cardiac Auscultation, Dermatology, Pharm-Cardio

Contact: Peter Poulos