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Students studying and working at Milner's workstations.

Library Workstations

Milner Library provides Windows-based computer workstations available for use by our patrons.

On Floors 2 through 6, we have workstations placed around the building that are available on a first come, first served basis. These machines have Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, as well as other commonly used software.

If you are not a member of the Illinois State University community and would like to use one of our computers, please check in at the Reference Desk on the main floor for assistance.

Workstation Software List

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Base Applications (Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier Rush, XD)
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • Audacity
  • FileZilla
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • IrfanView
  • iTunes
  • Mathematica
  • Microsoft 365 Apps (Access, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Publisher, Teams, and Word)
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Minitab
  • Notepad++
  • R for Windows
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • SPSS
  • VLC Media Player
  • VMware Horizon Client
  • Zoom

Specialty Workstations

These workstations include all the above software and additional, specialty software is also installed:

ADA Low-Vision Workstation (located in North East Corner on Floor 2)

  • ZoomText & JAWS Fusion Suite 

Audio/Video Workstations (located on Floor 5, near main stairwell) 

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Full Application Suite

Digital Scholarship Lab (located in Milner 165)

Milner Library offers a lab full of resources and tools to support digital scholarship and digital humanities projects.

Digital Scholarship Lab

College Workstations(located on Floor 5, near main stairwell)

We also offer computer workstations with software needed for coursework in specific colleges or departments. If we don't have what you need, you can visit other computer labs on campus, or virtual computer labs.

College of Applied Science and Technology Applications

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe CC Base + Premire
  • AnyLogic 8.3.3
  • AutoCAD 2019
  • Bluebeam Revu 2018
  • Disco
  • Firefox
  • GIMP
  • Google Chrome
  • Inventor 2019
  • Microsoft
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Minitab 17
  • Navisworks 2019
  • Netbeans 8.2
  • Rapidminer Studio 9.1
  • Revit 2019
  • SPSS 25
  • Visual Studio 2015
  • VLC Media Player
  • Zoom

College of Business Lab Computer Applications

  • CaseWare IDEA
  • Morningstar Direct
  • RStudio
  • SAP GUI
  • SAS Foundation with Enterprise Miner
  • Tableau Academic

College of Arts and Sciences, Chemistry Applications

  • Atoms 6.4
  • Cambridge Structural Database
  • ChemDraw
  • Crystal Structures
  • Crystal Viewer
  • Wingx

Department of Geography, Geology, and the Enviroment

  • AQTESOLV
  • Google Earth Pro
  • ArcGIS
  • ENVI
  • GMS – Groundwater Modeling System
  • Google Sketchup
  • Groundwater Vistas
  • GW-Chart
  • PyCharm Community Edition
  • QGIS Pisa
  • R
  • Sublime Text
  • TileMill
  • TopoDrive & ParticleFlow
  • TRAC
  • VESTA – Visualization for Electronic and STructual Analysis
  • WinQuake