UGL 291

Below are some details about the computers and technology in the instructional classroom 291 Undergraduate 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 an OTRS ticket.  Remember any software updates are done annually at the beginning of the summer.

Computer Information

Lenovo ThinkCentre M710q

  • Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit Operating System
  • Intel Core i5-7400T at 2.40GHz
  • 8 GB memory (RAM)
  • 22inch monitor
  • Student computers –
    • External speaker is turned off; only headphones work
    • 2 USB ports located within speaker bar on the bottom front of the monitor
    • Computer mounted behind the monitor on the right side
    • Power button within speaker bar and right side behind monitor; either button will turn computer on/off
    • Change monitor height using the monitor arm behind the monitor.  Pulling directly on the monitor to adjust the monitor can be difficult.

Instructional Area

  • Instructor computer –
    • 2 USB ports located within speaker bar on the bottom front of the monitor
    • USB phone, only works when logged into the computer
    • Computer mounted within instructor desk in the cabinet on the left side
    • Power button within speaker bar and on computer within instructor desk; either will turn computer on/off
    • Change monitor height using the monitor arm behind the monitor.  Pulling directly on the monitor to adjust the monitor can be difficult.
  • Projector, ceiling mounted
    • Projector screen controls are on the left side of the button panel
  • Document camera/transparency projector
  • DVD player
  • VHS player
  • Available laptop connection for projection; VGA only
  • Available power outlet on the right side of the button panel

Other Room Features

  • 1 instructor computer
  • 40 student computers
  • Wireless
  • 2 extra seats
  • Banked lighting switches are at the front and back of the room
    • front – within the instructor area
    • back – by entrance door

Software

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. Accessibility software, applications are listed alphabetically within the start menu, there is no Accessibility Software folder
    • Dolphin EasyReader
    • Jaws
    • Kurzweil 3000
    • OpenBook
    • Zoom Text – coming soon for Windows 10
  3. Adobe Acrobat DC
  4. ARTstor – OIV (OIV folder > OIV)
  5. Blackboard Collaborate Launcher (instructor unit only)
  6. Google Chrome
  7. Google Earth
  8. Microsoft Edge (Windows 10 version of Internet Explorer)
  9. 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
    • Skype for Business (instructor unit only)
    • Word
  10. Mozilla Firefox
  11. Notepad++
  12. OCLC Connexion
  13. TurningPoint Technologies, library clicker software (Turning Technologies, LLC folder)
  14. VLC Media Player (VideoLAN folder)
  15. Voyager – CARLI Voyager
    • Access Report
    • Acquisitions
    • Callslip
    • Catalog
    • Circulation
    • Reporter
  16.  Windows Media Player

 

 

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

Go to the UGL 291 – Library Instruction Classroom page for usage guidelines.

Return to the Library Room Reservation page.