314 PC: Hardware/Software

The following list describes the software and computer features available in room 314 Main Library.

Instructors – Please make sure to test any application(s) you plan to use for instruction at least a few weeks prior to your instruction.  If there are application problems, then please submit a ticket

Software updates – Campus wide software updates will follow shortly after when campus applies and makes those updates available. While any specialty software updates are done annually at the beginning of the summer and need to go through Scholarly Commons, please email sc@library.illinois.edu.

Computer Information

Lenovo ThinkCentre M70q

  • Windows 11 Enterprise 64 bit Operating System
  • Intel Core i5-7400T at 2.40GHz
  • 8 GB memory (RAM)
  • 22inch monitor

Instructional Area, Room 314

Multi-use classroom and learning space – Lecture and group work (e.g. active learning).
Room lectern/AV cabinet does not move, please use mobile keyboard and mouse stand for mobility. One can also use keyboard and mouse at the central tables.

  • Touch Panel for room system control
  • Confidence Monitor on height adjustable monitor arm
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse for Room PC
  • Mobile, height adjustable stand for keyboard and mouse or laptop; the lectern/AV cabinet does not move
  • Room PC Video conferencing using campus standard soft codecs (Microsoft Teams, Zoom)
    • Microphones (ceiling mic and lavalier). Lavalier at lectern
    • Room cameras (mounted on the North and South walls)
  • Lectern input plate
    • 2 available USB ports for Room PC
    • 2 HDMI ports. HDMI devices: devices other than laptops may be utilized with the HDMI inputs. Devices such as document cameras, gaming systems, or DVD/BluRay players may be borrowed from the Scholarly Commons or Library IT.
  • Laptop connection – Laptop Wireless Presentation (Solstice app) and HDMI.
  • ALS – Assistive Listening System; use Channel C (CH-C 72.5MHz): 2 receivers with headphones, neckloops and extensions; located in their boxes on the window sill next to the lectern
  • Projector screen controls on the North wall behind the lectern

Other Room 314 Features

  • 1 instructor computer
  • 12 student computers
    • 1 manual height adjustable/ADA table; 2 student computers per table
    • External speaker is turned off; only headphones work
  • Projector, ceiling mounted
  • 2 – 86 inch displays
  • WiFi
  • Banked lighting switch at the front of the room only, opposite the instructional area by the east entrance door
  • 1 mobile whiteboards
  • 2 wall mounted whiteboards
  • Central collaboration tables with 12 seats, but no desktop units in center of room
  • 3 additional chairs
  • 2 North facing windows


NOTE:  Some of the software listed is only available on the instructor computer.

Instructors – Please make sure to test any application(s) you plan to use for instruction at least a few weeks prior to your instruction.  If there are application problems, then please submit a ticket.

  1. 7-Zip
  2. Accessibility software, applications are listed alphabetically within the start menu, there is no Accessibility Software folder
    • Dolphin EasyReader
    • Jaws
    • Kurzweil 3000
    • OpenBook
    • Zoom Text
  3. Adobe
    • Acrobat Pro
    • Bridge
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Media Encoder
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere
  4. ArcGIS
    • ArcCatalog
    • ArcGlobe
    • ArcMap
    • ArcScene
    • ArcGIS Pro
    • Python
  5. Audacity
  6. EndNote (teaching license only)
  7. Evernote
  8. GIMP 2
  9. Google Chrome
  10. Google Earth Pro
  11. IBM SPSS Statistics (instructor unit only)
  12. Mailing Slip (instructor unit only)
  13. Microsoft Edge (formerly Internet Explorer)
  14. Mendeley Reference Manager

  1. Microsoft Office
    • Access
    • Excel
    • OneDrive
    • OneNote
    • Outlook – use Webmail (Microsoft Outlook Web App)
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Teams
    • Word
  2. Mozilla Firefox
  3. Notepad++
  4. OCLC Connexion Client
  5. Oxygen XML Editor
  6. QGIS
    • Grass GIS
    • SAGA GIS
  7. QSR Nvivo (QSR folder), (instructor unit only)
  8. R
  9. Tableau Public
  10. VLC Media Player (VideoLAN folder)
  11. Windows Media Player
  12. Zotero Standalone

Other Applications and Remote Access for Students

Need another application or remote access? Please use UIUC AnyWare, this is a virtual desktop environment provided by Technology Services allowing students to access software whether remote, on campus, or in class.

  • See the UIUC AnyWare Software List for applications that can be accessed remotely
  • Technology Services’ overview on UIUC AnyWare
  • Students can access UIUC AnyWare on multiple devices and operating systems including Windows, MacOS, and Linux, iOS, and Android

Please contact the Library IT Help Desk (217-244-4688) about any questions or problems regarding the equipment.

Go to the Scholarly Commons room 220 Main software list page.

Return to the library room reservation page.