Funk ACES 509

Below are some details about the computers and technology in the instructional classroom 509 Funk ACES 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.  Remember any software updates are done annually at the beginning of the summer.

Computer Information

  • Windows 11 Enterprise 64 bit Operating System
  • 8 GB memory (RAM)
  • Instructor unit – Lenovo ThinkCentre M720q
    • Intel Core i5-8500T CPU @ 2.10GHz
    • 24 inch monitor
  • Student units – Lenovo ThinkCentre M720q
    • Intel Core i5-8500T CPU @ 2.10GHz
    • 24 inch monitor
    • Built-in camera at the top of the monitor
    • External speaker bar is turned off; only headphones work

Instructional Area

  • Touch Panel for room system control, behind lectern on wall next to whiteboard
  • Manual height adjustable/ADA lectern
  • Confidence Monitor on adjustable monitor arm
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse for Room PC
  • 3 available USB ports behind lectern, on the wall under the whiteboard for Room PC
  • Video conferencing using campus standard soft codecs (Microsoft Teams, Zoom) with Room PC
    • Microphones (2 ceiling mics, lavalier, and handheld). Lavalier and handheld mics are stored on 508 shelf, along with charger
    • Room cameras (podium = camera 2 and audience = camera 1)
  • Wall plate behind lectern on wall under whiteboard
    • 3 available USB ports for Room PC
    • HDMI port

Other Room Features

  • 1 instructor computer
  • 40 student computers
    • 4 manual height adjustable/ADA tables; 2 student computers per table
  • Projector, ceiling mounted
  • 3 – 85 inch displays
  • ALS – Assistive Listening System; use Channel E (CH-E): 4 receivers with headphones and 2 neckloops, stored on 508 shelf, along with USB cable charger
  • Laptop connection – Laptop Wireless Presentation (Solstice app) and HDMI. HDMI port with USB ports on wall plate under whiteboard behind lectern
  • WiFi
  • Projector screen controls are located by the main entrance door in room 509 ACES, projector switch says up/down
  • Banked lighting switch by the main entrance door
  • 2 mobile whiteboards
  • 2 wall mounted whiteboards


Windows 11 note – Start menu; bottom center of the screen.

  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 DC
    • After Effects
    • Media Encoder
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere Pro
  4. Google Chrome
  5. Google Earth Pro
  6. Microsoft Edge (formerly Internet Explorer)
  7. Microsoft Office, applications are listed alphabetically within the start menu, there is no Microsoft Office folder
    • Access
    • Excel
    • OneDrive
    • OneNote
    • Outlook – use Webmail (Microsoft Outlook Web App)
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Teams
    • Word
  8. Mozilla Firefox
  9. Notepad++
  10. OCLC Connexion
  11. Reaper
  12. VLC Media Player (VideoLAN folder)
  13. Windows Media Player
  14. Zoom


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

Go to the Funk ACES Library Room Reservations page.

Go to the Funk ACES Room 509 Library Instruction Classroom page for usage and equipment details.

Return to the Library Room Reservation page.