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Equipment and Technology: Medical

This page provides an overview of the hardware, software, and other accessories available at NOVA Libraries.

MEC Library: Equipment Snapshot

Hardware/ Equipment:

In the Library Classroom:
(open for student use when vacant)

  • PC (Internet access & Microsoft Office)
  • Projector & pull-down screen
  • SMART Board
  • Overhead projector
  • Whiteboard

 

Software Snapshot

General Software:  

All computers come equipped with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access).

ADA Software:

  • Windows Eyes
  • Zoomtext
  • Read & Write Gold
  • Dragon Speak Naturally


Program-Specific & Specialized Software:

The MEC Open Computer Lab (next door to the library) has all program-specific software for nursing and allied health.

Print, Copy, Scan (color, black & white)

There are two Printer/Copiers located in the library, one Printer/Copier located in the Open Computer Lab, and one Printer/Copier located outside the library.  These machines can also make copies and scan documents.  All machines work for both black & white and color printing and copying.

2 Printer/Copiers inside the library

  • Black & white printing
  • Color printing
  • Black & white copying
  • Color copying
  • Scan items and save to a thumb drive
Printer/Copier outside the library (Available at all times, even when library is closed)
  • Black & white printing
  • Color printing
  • Black & white copying
  • Color copying
  • Scan items and save to a thumb drive

For more information on printing (included prices), visit: http://www.nvcc.edu/library/students/print.html

For most scanning needs we recommend that you use the Open Computer Lab, next door to the library.

There are 6 scanners available in the lab, including one high-capacity Epson GT-S80 scanner.

Anatomical Models

Anatomical models available at MEC Library

Loan period: In-library use only with valid NOVACard

Models available: 

  • Skeleton-in-a-box
  • Skull
  • Heart
  • Spine
  • Leg
  • Foot
  • Arm
  • Hand
  • Brain

Voice Recorders

Voice recorders available at MEC Library

  • Loan period: 3 days with valid NOVACard
  • Includes:  batteries, stand, USB cable, case, and user manual.

Memory Card Reader

Memory Card Reader available at MEC Library

  • Loan period: 3 days with valid NOVACard
  • Includes:  memory card reader, and USB cable.

Headphones

Headphones available at MEC Library

  • Loan period: In-library use only with valid NOVACard

Wireless Keyboards

Large Print USB Keyboard available at MEC Library

  • Loan period: In-library use only with valid NOVACard
  • Includes: USB Large Print Keyboard

Lare Print Wireless Keyboard available at MEC Library

  • Loan period: In-library use only with valid NOVACard
  • Includes: large print wireless keyboard, wireless  mouse, and USB antenna.

Mac Workstations

Mac Computers

  • 6 Mac workstations are located in the Open Computer Lab, next door to the library.

Full Anatomical Models

Loan period: In-library use only with valid NOVACard

Models available: 

  • Skeleton Sam
  • Sleleton with Muscles
  • Torso Model

iPad Mini

     iPad     

  • Loan period: 7 days with valid NOVACard (one week renewal based on availability)
  • Includes: cover (attached to iPad), AC adapter with USB cable, and carrying case.

Laptops

mac laptop

MacBook Pro

Loan period: One week with valid NOVACard (one week renewal based on avialability)
Includes: Carrying case & power cable

 

Dell laptop

Dell Laptop

Loan period: One week with valid NOVACard (one week renewal based on availability)
Includes: Carrying case & power cable
(mouse & headphone available upon request)

Digital Cameras

Digital cameras available at the MEC Library

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

  • Loan period: 3 days with valid NOVACard
  • Includes: battery (inside camera), 8GB memory card, USB cable, AC adapter, and user manual.

Microphone Headsets (USB)

Microphonse Headser (USB) avialable at MEC Library

  • Loan period: In-library use only with valid NOVACard