SLU Libraries

iCommons Software Availability Policy

The primary purpose of the Pius XII Memorial Library’s Information 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 2010 Suite
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Adobe Reader XI
  • SPSS 23
  • Maple 2015 and 2016
  • Paint.NET
  • QuickTime
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player 12
  • R Statistical Software
  • EndNote X7.5



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

  • Adobe Distiller XI Pro
  • Adobe Photoshoop CS6
  • Barenreiter
  • Biblioteca Agiograficia Italiana
  • Bloomberg Professional Service
  • Brepols
  • Guild Press Programs
  • Hengwrt Chaucer Digital Fascimile
  • Libronix Digital Library System
  • Routledge Wellesley Index
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae





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

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