Adobe Creative Cloud

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

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, or Zotero. Training workshops through the library are also available.

Digital Research Methods

Incorporate digital methods into your teaching. Contact the Center for Digital Scholarship to discuss using GIS/text analysis/visualization in your course and available teaching spaces.

Digitize Movies

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

GIS and Storymap

Software suite and workshops for visualizing spatial data. Training and support available through the Library or attend the S4 GIS Institute.

Google Course Groups

A class Google Account for emailing students and sharing Google events, docs, etc.

Google Sites

Simple public-facing website creation for Brown users. 

Kanopy Streaming Movies

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

Lab Notebooks

Cloud-based Electronic Lab Notebook for instructors and students to input and organize laboratory data and collaborate. For use in a wide variety of laboratories.  [email protected]

Lecture Capture

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

Library Research Instruction

Workshops support student learning and course-specific instruction cover the use of digital and other information resources in your course.


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.

Top Hat & In-Class Polling

Personal response system to obtain instant in-class feedback.  

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.