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Academic Technology Commons Software Availability Policy

The primary purpose of the Pius XII Memorial Library’s Academic Technology Commons is to provide access to Library resources such as databases, ejournals, ebooks, and other electronic resources that relate to the Library’s mission.

To further support the research needs of the Saint Louis University community, the Information Commons also provides access to the following University-licensed software:

Available Software

Software available on every machine in the Information Commons:

  • Microsoft Office 2016 Suite
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Acrobat Reader DC
  • SPSS 24
  • Maple 2015 and 2016
  • Paint.NET
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player
  • R Statistical Software
  • EndNote X7.5
  • Affinity Designer
  • Affinity Photo
  • Audacity
  • Autodesk Inventor 2018
  • Autodesk Netfabb
  • GIMP
  • Inkscape
  • Ocenaudio
  • SketchUp 2017

Along with these standard pieces of software, there are specific machines that have more specialized software installed. The available software is:

  • Adobe Distiller DC
  • Adobe Photoshoop CC 2018
  • Barenreiter
  • Biblioteca Agiograficia Italiana
  • Bloomberg Professional Service
  • Brepols
  • Guild Press Programs
  • Hengwrt Chaucer Digital Facsimile
  • Libronix Digital Library System
  • Routledge Wellesley Index
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae
  • Corel Draw Graphic Suite 2017

Specialized computers

Microfilm/Microfiche Scanners:
Two computers in the Information Commons also feature a microfilm scanner. These computers are available for general use, but priority is given to those who need to view or scan microfilm or microfiche. The ScanPro 2000 scanners make microforms easy to view, and the installed software (below) works seamlessly to allow users to adjust image size, brightness, contrast and save images as high-quality PDF files:

  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
  • Adobe Distiller XI Pro
  • Adobe Lifecycle Designer 8
  • Power Scan 2000