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Library: Computing


There are multiple spaces in Abell Library where computers can be accessed. The library has 73 desktop computers running Windows 8 (or later), and which feature a robust variety of software. These computers are open to all current students, faculty, and staff of Austin College. There are 3 additional computers designated for public library catalog access only (2 on 1st floor, 1 on 2nd floor). 


1st Floor/Main Library

  • 4 PCs - located in Collaborative Study Area (just past the Reference Desk on the left as you enter)
  • 4 PCs - located between Large Presentation Area and Bound Periodicals
  • 30 PCs* - located in Abell Library Computer Classroom (NW corner, past the Reference Desk and adjacent to Collaborative Study Area); *open lab use available whenever classes are not being held


1st Floor/Extended Study Area 24 hour access with AC ID

  • 10 PCs - Extended Study Area is on 1st floor to the left of the main entrance, adjacent to circulation desk
  • 3 printers - 2 black & white; 1 color
  • 1 copier


2nd Floor

  • 25 PCs* - located in Instructional Computer Classroom (Rm 208); *open lab use available whenever classes are not being held
  • 1 printer - located in Instructional Computer Classroom (Rm 208)


Guest Wi-Fi

Guests may utilize our wireless Internet while in the building. Please inquire at the circulation desk to obtain credentials.

Library Information


Abell Library Center

900 N. Grand Avenue, Suite 6L

Sherman, TX 75090-4400

Phone: 903-813-2236

Summer 2018 Hours
Days Times
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday CLOSED
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