Library Study and Research Commons


Study Commons, Library Ground Floor
Research Commons. Library First Floor


Please visit the Library hours page.

Sign-up procedures

These are public computers that are reserved for people with disabilities. Please use another computer station when this software is needed by a person with a disability. 

Saving Files

Please back up your work on to a USB flash drive. The workstation desktop and hard drives are for temporary storage only and are erased frequently. You are responsible for backing up your files.


There are multiple Print Release Stations in the Study Comons and Research Commons. Printing is paid for using your SF State OneCard. For more information about printing and costs, please visit the Library's Printing page


If you need to use audio output on these computers, we suggest you bring your own headphones for your comfort.

Software and Hardware List

For the latest software versions and descriptions, please visit the assistive software page. All workstations have the following technology with the exception of one Apple iMac in the Research Commons.

Study Commons and Research Commons

  • Windows 8.1 PC
Adaptive Software
  • JAWS
  • MAGic
  • Kurzweil 3000 (web license)

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