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This guide describes the resources and services found in Trent Library's Data Visualization Lab located in Room 402, Thomas J. Bata Library

Hours and Contact

Hours and appointments

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



About the Data Visualization Lab



The Data Visualization Lab in Peterborough and the Data Visualization Workstation in Durham are part of the Moore Innovation Hub and are managed by Trent Library Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MaDGIC). 

These resources are available for use by registered members of Trent University who require access to spatial and statistical technologies for research or coursework. 

Please refer to our Lab Policies and Procedures (insert link) for more details.

Access Options - Symons Campus

  • Drop-in use and appointments are available during regular service hours.
  • After-hours access to the Peterborough lab is available subject to approval.

Access Options - Trent Durham GTA Campus

  • Durham users have access to a data visualization workstation in the Trent Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre.
  • Access to the Durham workstation is subject to Library & Learning Centre hours and workstation availability.

Access and appointment requests can be sent to

Software Availability

Various spatial, statistical and visualization software packages are available. Note that not all computers will have the same packages installed. A software key is available here (insert link) and posted in the lab for users.

Software Availability: Peterborough and Durham Data Visualization Workstations
Software Peterborough 
(11 workstations)

(1 workstation)

Adobe Creative Cloud

(Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Lightroom Classic)

11 Yes

ArcGIS Pro

(also available on all campus computers)

11 Yes
Autodesk ReCap 11 Yes
Beyond 2020 11 Yes
ENVI 11 Yes
MeshLab 11 Yes
Nvivo 10 No
Oculus 2 No
RStudio 11 Yes
SPSS 3 Yes
Unity 11 Yes