182/163 Shields Library, UC Davis
Regular Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00AM - 11:45PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 5:45PM
Saturday: 12:15PM - 5:45PM
Sunday: 12:15PM - 11:45PM
Summer Session Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 7:45PM
Friday: 8AM - 5:45PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:15PM - 6PM

The Shields Computer Labs are computer labs located 182/163 Shields Library. When you enter the library, proceed to the right and continue down. You will see 182 on your right, and 163 will be all the way down past the Reserves desk.


182 Shields-Open Access Computer Lab featuring:

  • 3 black and white printers
  • 1 color printer
  • 15 Sit-down PC stations
  • 19 10-minute PC stations
  • 4 Sit-down Mac stations
  • 2 10-minute Mac stations
  • This lab is also set up for Wireless Printing so clients can print from their laptops.

163 Shields is the Center for Acessible Technologies featuring:

  • 4 Mac Minis running both Windows and Mac OS X
    • All on ADA table, and have Dell 30” LCD monitors running, equipped with headphones
      • Mac station 1 – VHS/DVD player
      • Mac station 2 – Epson Flatbed scanner
      • Mac station 3 – SnapScan Scanner
      • Mac station 4 – all region DVD player, has Dragon Naturally Speaking 10
  • 9 Audio/visual stations (one on ADA table)
    • All equipped with 14” Toshiba television set and 2 headphones
    • 7 VHS/DVD players
    • 2 all region DVD players
    • Telesensory Aladdin Classic Video Magnifier (CCTV)
  • Specialized software
    • JAWS (Windows XP)
    • ClaroRead 5 (Window XP)
    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 (Windows XP, Mac #4 only)
    • VoiceOver (Mac OS X)

Headphones are also available for checkout in the labs.

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