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IT Department

This page is provided by the IT department to answer some common questions.

For further technical information, call the IT Help Desk at extension 2049.

If you need training on using any of the LACC systems, contact the Staff and Organizational Development office at extension 2887.

 

Software

The following is a list of software available to LACC employees. If you need any of these to be installed in a LACC computer, make your request at the IT HelpDesk site.

Available software falls into these categories:
  • Under LACC/LACCD license: License paid by LACC or LACCD to be installed in LACC computers.
  • Freeware with Conditions: Free to be installed under certain conditions.
  • Freeware without Conditions: Free to be installed without any conditions.
  • Licensed software: software purchased by you or your department.
  • Microsoft and Adobe Work-at-Home Program.
  • Equipment Software: Software that comes with specific equipment.

 

LACC/LACCD license
This software is to be installed only on LACC computers.
  • Microsoft Office (PC/Mac): It includes: Word (word processor), Excel (spreadsheet), PowerPoint (presentation), Access (database), Outlook (email) and Publisher (publications).
  • Microsoft FrontPage: Create and maintain Web pages.
  • Microsoft Windows XP: PC operating system.
  • Microsoft Virtual PC (Mac): PC emulator for Mac. It requires OS X Ver 10.3 or later.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio.net Pro: Programming environment.
  • Eureka: Job/Career software.

 

Freeware with Conditions
Free as long as the user is an employee/student of an academic institution and the software is used for academic purposes only.
  • CutePDF: Create PDF files via File -> Print.
  • WS_FTP LE: Upload/download files via FTP.
  • PowerArchiver 2001 File compression program. Windows XP already has a compression program build on it.

 

Freeware without Conditions
Free without conditions.
  • Mozilla Firefox Alternative to Internet Explorer. This software is not being installed at LACC employee computers because the LACCD portal is not compatible with Firefox..
  • AMP Calendar Small utility that displays a calendar.
  • SeaMonkey All-in-one Internet application suite. It containing an Internet browser and a WYSIWYG HTML editor among other tools. You can download the application from http://www.seamonkey-project.org/

 

Licensed Software
This is software purchased by your department. If the software is to be installed in a lab, make sure to buy licenses for all the computers in the lab. The sites below can be used by the school, employees and students:
  • www.uscollegebuy.com (ComputerLand)   Quote request via Web or phone: (800) 639-1319
    Software for the school: The purchase of software license does not include the CD/DVD to install the program. If you do not already have the CD/DVD, make sure to order it. They are listed as media. Many software items do not include paper manuals; they are located in digital form in the CD/DVD. To check if paper manuals are available for the software, search for them under the “Media-CD & Docs” link on the left side of the screen.
    After selecting the school name, you need to login to get Institutional prices. If you don't know your department login data, please call the 800 number above. After adding the software license(s) and media to the cart, click “Create/Edit Quotation”. At that point, delete the current information, enter your department information and print it using the “Print” button at the bottom of the page.
    Software for personal use: Most software for personal use comes boxed and it includes license, CD/DVD and manuals. To purchase, you will have to create your own login account to order.


  • www.journeyed.com   Quote request via Web or phone: (800) 874-9001
    Software for the school: When you buy from JourneyED.com, make sure to look at the “Who is eligible to purchase?” area of the software description. Also make sure to click the “Purchase Requirements” link at the bottom of the page. To request a quote, click the “School Quote Request” link at the bottom of the page.
    Software for personal use: When you buy from JourneyED.com, make sure to look at the “Who is eligible to purchase?” area of the software description. Also make sure to click the “Purchase Requirements” link at the bottom of the page.

 

Microsoft and Adobe Work-at-Home Programs
The work-at-home programs are just two of the benefits included with the college’s annual paid subscriptions to Microsoft Campus Licensing Agreement and Adobe Enterprise Licensing Agreement. These subscriptions allow faculty/staff to get their own copy for the cost of the media (CD-ROMs). The media is fully licensed as long as the college’s subscription is in place and you remain an eligible employee.

 

Equipment Software
Software that comes with specific equipment.
  • Epson PowerLite 1715C: EasyMP software (AKA EMP softwate).
    • Projects multiple or one large display to up to 4 projectors via LAN or wireless.
    • Allows to control projector (on/off) from LAN.
    • Converts files for display via USB Flash drive.

 

Note: If we missed any software, please let us know at it helpdesk@lacitycollege.edu