Northern Sydney TAFE Libraries:Wireless Internet and computers

Standard software applications

Adobe Flash Player v11.8
Adobe Shockwave v12
Adobe Presenter v8.1
Adobe Photoshop Elements v11
Adobe Captivate CS6

Adobe Pro 11
Microsoft Office 2010 SP2
Microsoft Lync 2010

Microsoft Internet Explorer v9
Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2010
Microsoft Silverlight v5
Microsoft Photostory v3

Sun Java v7 Update 40
ISO Recorder v3.1
K-Lite Codec v10
VLC Player v2.08
Apple Quicktime v7.7


EBSCO eBooks

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) TAFENSW Wi-Fi network

The Bring your Own Device (BYOD) wireless network at TAFE NSW - Northern Sydney. Please note that TAFE requires students to be authenticated when accessing the wireless network. This means that you will need to log into the network with your current TAFE username and password. 

Library staff can also offer some assistance to connect your device to the network. Given the age, complexities and settings of some devices, it may not always be possible to connect your device. For further details including videos and detailed instructions in English, check the TAFE Wireless network page.

For instructions in Chinese use the screen capture videos below:

Office 365 Education - free software for students

Office 365 Education - this free software is available for students and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, and Access on up to 5 PCs, Macs or mobile devices including Android, iPad®, and Windows tablets. The software is available for the duration of your course. More information is available from the Office 365 Education website. To get started students must go to:

Do you want to learn how to use Office 365? The eBook and eVideos below will teach you how. You can download the eBook permanently to any of your devices. More eBooks on Microsoft Office are available via our Springer eBook collection.

Opening hours and contact details

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Opening hours and contact details
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Phone: 994 20100

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Laptops and computers

Free computing facilities are available in all the libraries for currently enrolled students. Access to the Internet and various application packages such as Office and MYOB, are available on all computers. For a list of software available at your local library, ask library staff.

Laptops and/or notebooks are available for loan to students for use in the library only. Contact your local library for booking conditions.

Computer bookings

A student booking service for library computers is available in person or by phoning your library. You will need to produce your TAFEcard when making or taking up your booking. Bookings can be made up to a week ahead for a maximum of 2 hours per day. Bookings not taken up within 15 minutes of the booking start time will be forfeited.

Please contact your library for information re booking laptops and notebooks.

Phone: 9942 0100