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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

General Information

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: large format scanner, OCUL Quest 2 VR Headset, Trimble R2 receiver and Tablet. Inquiries regarding the availability of Mac computers should be directed to: 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, Story Maps)
  • QGIS 
Remote Sensing Software 
  • ENVI + IDL, ENVI Feature Extraction Module 
Statistical Software
  • SPSS (coming soon !) 
  • 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