New Macintosh computers available at Auburn University Libraries

Published: May 26, 2022

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Auburn University Libraries has recently replaced all of the Macintosh computers in its main and two branch libraries. These computers are available for use by Auburn University students, faculty and staff.

The newly installed iMacs are the latest model utilizing Apple's own M1 SOC with eight CPU cores, eight GPU cores, a 16-core Neural engine and NVME storage for faster load times. They also boast a 24-inch, 4k display and 16 GB of unified RAM. All of this is contained in Apple's thinnest iMac yet in orange and blue.

Rounding out the upgrade of its Macintosh computers, Auburn University Libraries has loaded the computers with a variety of high-end software that includes Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Software, Final Cut Pro, GMetrix, MS Office, Python, QGIS, R/RStudio, XCode and more.

“We are very pleased to be able to provide improved Macintosh capabilities to our users,” said Shali Zhang, Dean of Libraries at Auburn University Libraries. “I am sure they will find many ways to put these new computers to work in their projects, studies and research.” 

Submitted by: Jayson Hill