While Windsor-Essex remains in the Grey "Lockdown" level of the COVID-19 response framework the library will operate on a limited basis and will continue to offer Contactless Pickup and Digital Delivery services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The library encourages patrons to remain patient as some delivery delays may occur during the transition.

Remote hours of operation are 8:30 am - 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday. Please refer to our homepage and Frequently Asked Questions for the latest updates on our remote services, accessing the library building, and hours of operation. Be sure to login to your account to access all of our resources from off-campus.

The Academic Data Centre is Now Offering Remote Access to ADC Computer Workstations

The Academic Data Centre is now offering students and faculty the opportunity to access specialized software from home through remote access.

Students and faculty can reserve a 2.5 hour session to connect to a remote workstation and use a variety of software available through the ADC.

New Changes Implemented

  • Remote access to a computer may be reserved from 10AM-4PM, M-F for 2.5-hour sessions
  • A user is limited to reserving a remote workstation for up to two 2.5-hour session a day


Software Available

There will be two remote computers available for reservation with the following software available:

ArcGIS ArcMap 10.7.1 ArcGIS ArcMap 10.7.1
Google Earth Pro Google Earth Pro
QGIS 3.12.0 QGIS 3.12.0
R for Windows 4.0.2 R for Windows 4.0.2
RStudio 1.3.1073 RStudio 1.3.1073
SAS 9.4 SAS 9.4
SPSS Statistics 26 SPSS Statistics 26
StataSE 15 StataSE 15
Stat/Transfer 13 Stat/Transfer 13

NVivo 12

NVivo 12 SPSS Amos 25


Reserve Your Computer Remote Access Session

Your remote access appointment will be for 2.5 hours. When making an appointment, the reservation will appear to be 3 hours, but the appointment time will remain for only the first 2.5-hours of the 3-hour time slot.