Adobe Creative Cloud

Software suite for media production including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and After Effects.


Software suite for visualizing spatial data. Check Library Workshops for training or attend the S4 GIS Institute.

Book Scanning

A dedicated book scanner is available to patrons, at no charge, on level 2 of the Rock, adjacent to the reference/periodical collection. 

Brown Blogs

Online platform to quickly and easily publish text, images, audio, and video to web pages.


Course websites with built-in tools for communication, collaboration, assignments, assessments, grade book, etc.

Citation Management

Software download and online instructions for EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks or Zotero. Training workshops through the library are also available.

Course Wikis

Interconnected web pages created and edited by multiple people. 

Digitize Movies

Service to digitize movies for courses, presentations and research for items not available in Kanopy

Google Course Groups

Suite of Google tools for course use including a shared email, calendar, documents, and website.

Google Sites

Simple public-facing website creation for Brown users. 

iClickers & In-Class Polling

Personal response system to obtain instant in-class feedback.  

Kanopy Streaming Movies

Over 8,500 films, documentaries, and training videos available for viewing by faculty, staff, and students

Lecture Capture

Prescheduled automated classroom recording of instructor and projected content; available in several rooms on campus.  

Library Research and Course Guides

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled for courses or subject area. 


Allow students to audio record their names to help instructors with pronunciation.

Online Course Reserves

Request digital versions of articles, e-books, book excerpts, audio, and video for course use.


Online discussion tool where students can ask and answer course questions 24/7, under the guidance of their instructors.

Turn It In

Software that checks student papers for plagiarism and delivers originality reports. Available within Canvas. 

Wireless Projection

Connect laptops and mobile devices wirelessly to classroom projectors and displays with AirMedia. 

Zoom Web Conferencing

Software that allows multiple people to participate in a live web video or audio conference.