306 PC: Hardware and Software

The following list describes the software and computer features available in the Scholarly Commons Room 306 and 316 Main Library.

Upon request software updates are done annually at the beginning of the summer.  Room 306 and 316 Main software and/or updates go through the Scholarly Commons staff that manage these spaces, please email sc@library.illinois.edu.

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 an OTRS ticket.  Remember any software updates are done annually at the beginning of the summer and need to go through Scholarly Commons.

Windows Computer Information

 HP Compaq 8200 Elite Ultra-Slim Desktop

  • Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit Operating System
  • 3.0GHz Intel Core i5-4590s
  • 16 GB RAM
  • Dual 21.5 inch monitors
  • Computer’s external speaker is turned off; only headphones work

Windows Software

Note – some of the software listed is only available on either Room 306 Main Data Analysis PCs OR Room 316 Main only.

Windows 10 note – at times applications are arranged slightly different in the start menu compared to Windows 7.  If you have problems finding an application, then type in the application name within the Search Windows bar located next to the start menu, bottom left corner of the screen.

  1. 7-Zip
  2. ABBYY FineReader
  3. Accessibility software, applications are listed alphabetically within the start menu, there is no Accessibility Software folder
    • Dolphin EasyReader
    • JAWS
    • Kurzweil 3000
    • OpenBook
    • ZoomText – coming soon for Windows 10
  4. Adobe
    • Acrobat Pro
    • Bridge
    • Dreamweaver
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere
  5. ArcGIS
    • ArcGIS
    • ArcGIS Pro
    • Python
  6. ARTstor – OIV (OIV folder)
  7. ATLAS.ti (Scientific Software folder)
  8. Audacity
  9. Camtasia Studio (TechSmith folder), (Room 316 Main only)
  10. EverNote
  11. GIMP 2
  12. Google Chrome
  13. Google Earth Pro
  14. IBM SPSS Amos (IBM SPSS Statistics folder)
  15. IBM SPSS Statistics
  16. Mendeley Desktop
  17. Microsoft Edge (Windows 10 version of Internet Explorer)
  18. Microsoft Office, applications are listed alphabetically within the start menu; there is no Microsoft Office folder
    • Access
    • Excel
    • InfoPath Designer
    • InfoPath Filler
    • OneDrive for Business
    • OneNote
    • Outlook – use Webmail (Microsoft Outlook Web App)
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Send to OneNote
    • Skype for Business
    • Word
  19. Morae (Room 316 Main Only)
  20. Mozilla Firefox
  21. Notepad++
  22. OCLC Connexion Client
  23. Oxygen XML Editor
  24. QSR Nvivo (QSR folder), (not in Room 316 Main)
  25. QGIS
    • Grass GIS
    • SAGA GIS
  26. R
  27. Rstudio
  28. SAS
  29. Stata (Room 306 Main Data Analysis PCs only)
  30. Tableau Public
  31. VLC Media Player (VideoLAN folder)
  32. Windows Media Player
  33. Zotero Standalone

Mac Computer Information

 Apple iMac Desktop

  • OS X 10.11.6
  • 3.1GHz Intel Core i5
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 27 inch monitor
  • Computer’s external speaker is turned off; only headphones work

Mac Software

Note: some of the software listed is only available on the Mac in 316 Main

  1. ABBYY FineReader Express
  2. Adobe
    • Acrobat Pro
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
  3. Camtasia
  4. GIMP
  5. Google Chrome
  6. Google Earth
  7. IBM SPSS Statistics (Room 306 Main Only)
  8. Microsoft Communicator
  9. Microsoft Messenger
  10. Microsoft Office
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint
    • Word
  11. Oxygen
  12. Python
  13. R
  14. RStudio
  15. Silverback (Room 316 Main Only)
  16. Snagit

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

Go to the library room 308 and 314 Main software list page.

Go to the library room reservation page.