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Trent Library Data Visualization Lab : Hardware and Software

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

Hardware: Workstations, GPS, Scanners

The Data Visualization Lab is available to registered members of Trent University. It includes 11 Windows Workstations (Bata Library Room 402) and 1 satellite Data Visualization workstation (Durham Campus Library).  Each workstation includes dual monitors (range from standard 22" monitors to 27" gaming monitors). All PCs include independent graphics cards and a minimum of 32 MB RAM. The Data Visualization lab includes the following peripheral devices, available by appointment: small format scanner, large format scanner, OCUL Quest 2 VR Headset, Trimble R2 receiver and Tablet. The library also offers advanced critical making facilities through the Odette Critical Making Studio

DV Lab Floor Plan by Workstation Number

Data Visualization Lab: workstation plan and number


Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop 
Data Visualization & Analysis 
  • NVivo
  • ArcGIS Drone2Map Standard 
  • ArcGIS Drone2Map Advanced 
Geographic Information Systems Software                                                
  • ArcGIS Pro                                                                                             
  • ArcGIS Online 
  • ArcGIS Apps ( e.g. Field Maps, StoryMaps, Survey123 )
  • QGIS 
Remote Sensing Software 
  • ENVI + IDL, ENVI Feature Extraction Module 
Statistical Software
  • SPSS 
  • R / RStudio  
VR & 3D
  • AutoDesk ReCap
  • Blender 
  • Mesh Lab 
  • Unity

Please note: Not all software is available on every workstation. Please contact us for further information. 

Contact Us

Location: Room 402,  4th floor,  Thomas J. Bata Library