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Graduate Research and Innovation Center (GRIC) - English: Technology

Graduate Research and Innovation Center Informative Guide.

Technology

The Graduate Writing and Innovation Center (GRIC) offers access to state-of-the-art technologies to support graduate student and faculty research endeavors:

Fuijitsu Image Scanner Scan snap SV600

  • Scans and digitizes at the touch of a button.
  • Sends scanned documents to your email or the Cloud.
  • Converts PDF documents to text.​

Lenovo Yoga Home 900 (all-in-one mobile PCs, placed on Lenovo Horizon Multimode tables)

  • 10-point multitouch touchscreen.

80” Sharp Aquos Board Interactive System powered by wePresent System

  • Interactive touchscreen.
  • Connects, views, and works with up to 4 devices.
  • Vibrant display allows for interactive presentations. 

80” Sharp LC-80Le661U Monitor powered by wePresent System

  • Connects, views, and works with up to 4 devices.
  • Vibrant display allows for interactive presentations.
LG 35" Curved LED Monitor
  • Comfortably displays two screens simultaneously.
Dell Precision Tower with two (2) 24” monitors
  • Comfortably displays two screens simultaneously.
23" Monitor HP EliteOne 800 All-in-One
  • Various operation systems.
  • ​Interactive touchscreen.


Surface Studio with 28" monitor

  • Adjusting monitor for more comfort.
  • ​Interactive touchscreen.

Any GRIC equipment must be reserved before use.

Software and Applications per computer
Below is a link to the software and applications available for each computer. Use this list to check if the program or application you need is installed.

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Available Technologies

The Graduate Writing and Innovation Center (GRIC) offers access to state-of-the-art technologies to support graduate student and faculty research endeavors:

Two (2) Fuijitsu Image Scanner Scan snap SV600

  • Scans and digitizes at the touch of a button.
  • Sends scanned documents to your email or the Cloud.
  • Converts PDF documents to text.​

Two (2) Lenovo Yoga Home 900 (all-in-one mobile PCs, placed on Lenovo Horizon Multimode tables)

  • 10-point multitouch touchscreen.
  • Multimode tables allow for Lenovo PCs to freely move around the GRIC.

One (1) 80” Sharp Aquos Board Interactive System powered by wePresent System

  • Interactive touchscreen.
  • Connects, views, and works with up to 4 devices.
  • Vibrant display allows for interactive presentations. 

One (1) 80” Sharp LC-80Le661U Monitor powered by wePresent System

  • Connects, views, and works with up to 4 devices.
  • Vibrant display allows for interactive presentations.
One (1) LG 35" Curved LED Monitor
  • Comfortably displays two screens simultaneously.
One (1) Dell Precision Tower with two (2) 24” monitors
  • Comfortably displays two screens simultaneously.
2 (two) 23" Monitor HP EliteOne 800 All-in-One
  • Adjusting monitor.
  • ​Interactive touchscreen.

Any GRIC equipment must be reserved before use.

Policies

The Graduate Research and Innovation Center is a space that promotes an academic atmosphere focused on creation, collaboration, interaction and self-sufficiency. Users are encouraged to behave in a civil and respectful manner, in accordance with the GRIC policies discussed below:

Users: The equipment can only be used by graduate students, professors, and researchers with valid UPRM identification cards.

Academic Integrity: The equipment should be used solely for instructional, academic and/or research purposes -related to the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez.

Recommended Use: Access to GRIC equipment is available exclusively to graduate students, professors and/or investigators to work, - individually or in groups, on research-related, academic tasks.

  • All equipment can be reserved for a maximum of two (2) hours at a time.
  • Users must be part of the authorized groups (graduate students, professors/investigators)

Appropriate Use of Equipment:
Users must read and accept the following terms and conditions before using any GRIC equipment:

  • Equipment must be reserved before use.
  • Equipment and technologies should be used solely for instructional, academic and/or research purposes related to the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez.
  • Users are responsible for the proper use of any equipment.
  • GRIC staff recommends that users consult the available user guides prior to operating any equipment.
  • If in doubt, or if the equipment malfunctions, users should contact the Research Services Librarian through the LibGuides chat or email.
  • The user will be responsible for the full cost of replacing any equipment that is damaged or lost.
  • Documents and materials scanned using GRIC equipment should be directly related to scholarly work that requires digitalization as a means of preservation or dissemination, abiding by Copyright laws, fair use of information, and academic integrity. For more information about Copyright and fair use, please consult Foundations of Copyright.
  • Digitized material must be saved to personal storage devices or other preferred method and must erased from GRIC computers immediately.
  • The GRIC will not be held responsible for files left on its computers; equipment is set to automatically delete any downloaded or saved files.
  • GRIC equipment must remain within the premises at all times.
  • Users are responsible for maintaining the equipment in excellent conditions, for signing out their personal accounts after each use and for deleting any downloaded files. If any damage or loss occurs, the user who reserved the equipment will be held accountable and will be responsible for the full cost of replacement.

Questions about these policies should be directed to: gric@uprm.edu

Reserve GRIC equipment now

For equipment availability check here

By proceeding to reserve GRIC equipment, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions stated above.

Credits

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GRIC is one of the components of the Transformational Initiative for Graduate Education and Research (TIGER) program at UPRM; it is supported by the US Department of Education, Title V, Part B, Promoting Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program (#P031M140035).

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Note: This guide was created by Alessandra Otero, augmented and edited by Hilda Teresa Ayala. English translations by Carlos Santaella and Jocelyn A. Géliga Vargas.