January 25, 2022

Popular: UC San Diego Library Web App Now Provides Users With Real Time Computer Availability Info

The University of California San Diego Library partnered with the Academic Computing & Media Services team to make this service available via the library’s mobile web app.

From UC San Diego:

According to the Library’s Web manager, Steve Wieda, the app has been among the five most used resources on the Library’s mobile platform, with thousands of students and other Library users accessing the app.  The PC Availability app provides users with instant, minute-by-minute feedback on the availability of approximately 400 computers in computer labs and common areas in the Geisel and Biomedical Library buildings.


According to Wieda, the Library Web services team is constantly evaluating the mobile resources offered by the Library and will be continuing to add new features to the platform on a regular basis.

Take a Look at: http://libraries.ucsd.edu/m

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