Located on the first floor of the Ronald Williams Library, the Research and Publishing Lab (R&PL) is designated for the research and publishing needs of Northeastern students, faculty, staff and alumni. Priority will be given to University-affiliated users of limited licensed software such as:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Captivate
  • SPSS

View a current list of all the software available in the R&PL, then reserve a seat at a Mac or PC.


The R&PL has technology equipment available to borrow. This includes:

  • Dell Latitude 7420 laptops
  • Canon VIXIA video recorders with tripods
  • Raspberry Pi with electronic and programming components

Reserve a laptopvideo camera kit or Raspberry Pi kit for pickup in the Research and Publishing Lab.


The Research and Publishing Lab is available for reservations whenever the Library is open. Consult the Library’s hours for specific days and times.


The Research and Publishing Lab is not staffed. If you require technical assistance, please visit the nearby Library Tech Desk during drop-in hours or request an appointment at librarytechdesk@neiu.edu.