Summary: Software Requests Mann Library Public Access Computing
Mann Library's public access computing (PAC) environment deploys a suite of software that is available at
no cost via the Cornell site license agreement. In addition, we install standard forfee software packages
provided by, and paid by the colleges we represent; the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS), and
the College of Human Ecology (CHE). The software on PAC computers is used for instruction, general
academic use, and access to academic and researchrelated resources, by all patrons of the Library.
Software for instruction and research:
If you require software that is available at no cost (free), then please make your request for software to
Mann Library staff by July 15th
for fall semester courses, and by December 15th
for spring semester courses.
All requests placed after these deadlines will be handled as follows: Requests placed after the deadline,
but before the first day of classes, will be installed by the beginning of the 3rd
week of classes. Requests
placed after the 1st
day of classes will be handled on a casebycase basis and will require, at the very least,
2weeks for installation. We will make every effort to accommodate each request, but cannot guarantee
that software requested less than 2 weeks in advance will be available on the requested date.
If you require software that involves a fee or cost, please be aware that Mann Library does not purchase
any software for PAC computers. Software on the PAC computers is purchased by the College of