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Location: Room 264 (next to the LINC at the end of the "computer hallway", on the main floor)
Hours: open for general public use during all main library hours when language classes and other groups do not have it otherwise booked. Generally, that means it is available evenings and weekends, but not as much during the business day. Facilities or Conference Services may book additional times for one-time-use groups. Unfortunately, Library staff does not have access to the full schedule.
See below for the schedule of regular classes for the current semester (to be updated).
Having technical issues with the Language Lab?
Please consult the Language Lab FAQ.
Language Lab Software - Rosetta Stone
The Language Lab provides access to Rosetta Stone software with several basic modern languages available for self-learning. To use Rosetta Stone, you need to first register for an account (free to all members of the public) at the Service Desk, as the software tracks individual lesson progress and thus each user needs their own account. To access the Rosetta Stone account:
If you would like a personal account for Rosetta Stone or need a headset to use the Rosetta Stone software please contact the Service desk at the Robertson Library.
Languages currently available with Rosetta Stone include:
Where a single license is noted, only one user in the lab at a time can access the language pack; they would not be suitable for groups.
As an alternative to Rosetta Stone you may want to explore these free online options:
The room contains 30, 20" iMacs running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, plus one 24" instructor's workstation with SMARTBoard and projector (not for public use). The stations have, in addition to Rosetta Stone and standard Mac software, Firefox, OpenOffice, and Microsoft Office for Mac.
If there is a problem with any of the equipment, please fill out the Report Language Lab Equipment Problem form.
Revised: January 16, 2017