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Collaborative Areas in Davis Library: Collaboration Table

Find places to work as a group including Davis Library's wireless presentation device which connects multi-platform devices (Windows/Mac/IPad/Smartphone) for interactive collaboration.

Connecting to the Collaboration Table (CT) via HDMI Cord

  1. Generally: Open the center panel, pull out the HDMI connector, and plug it into your laptop.
  1. On CT, for Input: Select HDMI 2.

See the Library Staff for Help.

Different Ways to Connect to the Collaboration Table

On the Back Panel of the Collaboration Table

  1. Power = Top Button.
  2. Input = Bottom Button.
  3. Select = Third Button from Top (CH^).

Connecting Wirelessly to the Collaboration Table (CT) via MirrorOp Download

Generally: Personal devices (smart phones, laptops, etc.) may interact differently.

  1. Download the free MirrorOp application from wePresent on your device.
  1. Turn on CT.
  1. On CT, for Input: Select HDMI 2.
  1. If needed on your device: Select the “Library wePresent” Wi-Fi option.
  1. Open the wePresent/MirrorOp application on your device.
  1. If asked on your device: Select the Receiver Name “Library wePresent”.
  1. Enter four-digit login code on your device displayed from the CT screen.
  1. Select Play > on the opened wePresent/MirrorOp application.
  1. Select your preferred internet browser (Firefox, Explorer, etc.) or other application.

If Needed:

  • Password = RioGrande.
  • Login Name = Your First Name.
  • Login Code: Four Digit Code on CT screen.

See the Library Staff for Help.

Collaboration Table Policy

  • The Collaboration Table is an area on the Main Floor of Davis Library designed for group work.
  • Up to four Students can work collaboratively and share screens between up to four different devices although multiple users can be connected.
  • The Collaboration Table may be reserved in advance and used for up to two hours at a time.
  • One student using the Table must leave a photo ID at the Circulation Desk while using the Table.
  • If needed, a WePresent flash drive will be issued and must be returned after use for return of photo ID.
  • Students must use their own devices, adapters, and flash drives.
  • Students should be considerate of others in the library in terms of volume.
  • Personal headphones and ear buds are encouraged.
  • Food and drink are prohibited
  • Library Staff reserve the right to end use for unacceptable content or behavior.
  • Students must adhere to Rio’s Acceptable & Ethical Use of Technology Resources Policy.

Collaboration Table Main Floor Davis Library

How to Use the Collaboration Table

Connecting Wirelessly to the Collaboration Table (CT) via CT Flash Drive

Generally: Personal devices (smart phones, laptops, etc.) may interact differently.

  1. Check-Out the CT Flash Drive from the Circulation Desk.
  1. Insert the CT Flash Drive into your device.
  1. Select Windows or Mac Installer.  Follow the prompts.
  1. Turn on CT.
  1. On CT, for Input: Select HDMI 2.
  1. If needed on your device: Select the “Library wePresent” Wi-Fi option.
  1. Open the wePresent/MirrorOp application on your device.
  1. If asked on your device: Select the Receiver Name “Library wePresent”.
  1. Enter four-digit login code on your device displayed from the CT screen.
  1. Select Play > on the opened wePresent/MirrorOp application.
  1. Select your preferred internet browser (Firefox, Explorer, etc.) or other application.

If Needed:

  • Password = RioGrande.
  • Login Name = Your First Name.
  • Login Code: Four Digit Code on CT screen.

See the Library Staff for Help.

Save Your Work!

Size comparison of a flash drive and a 3.5-inch floppy disk. The flash drive can hold about 11,380 times more data.

Students must save all work to a flashdrive or other personal storage device!

Connecting to Collaboration Table

 Generally:

1.       Settings: Library WePresent

2.       Password: RioGrande

3.       Join IPhone: MirrorOp Presenter

          Join Laptop: Provided Flash drive, WePresent File, Library WePresent.

4.       Login Name = Patron Name

5.       Login Code: Upper Right four Digit Code