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Services | Computing Facilities and Resources

Seminar and Conference Rooms

The Institute's Stryker seminar room (ISR 100) includes four large library tables, a Mitsubishi XD460U projector and notebook computer on an A/V cart, an overhead projector, and a screen. The room seats up to 32 persons. The seminar room can be scheduled by calling (812) 855-4127 or by email.

In scheduling courses in the seminar room, the following priority list, which is dictated by the Institute's primary function for research, applies:

  1. Sociological Research Practicum courses
  2. Departmental seminars
  3. Graduate seminars
  4. Other graduate courses
  5. Undergraduate seminars and courses

The Institute's conference room (201) seats 10-12 persons. This room can be used for dissertation defenses and meetings of departmental committees. This room can also be utilized as flexible research space for short term faculty research activities. Room 201 provides an NEC E421 42" large format TV/Monitor and notebook computer on rolling A/V cart, Microsoft HD webcam for Skype videoconferencing, a Polycom teleconferencing phone, and one OptiPlex 620 (single-core) workstation for checking email. It may be reserved by calling (812) 855-4127 or by email.

Research Offices

Department of Sociology faculty and graduate students who have obtained extra-mural or university awards to support their research can apply for research office space in the SISR. As determined by the Dept. of Sociology Executive Committee, the priority for research offices is:

  1.  SISR administration offices, SISR Research Centers, Sociological Research Practicum Offices, and Sociology graduate student laboratory.
  2. Extra-murally funded faculty research grants & fellowships; Editorial offices for journals.
  3. State research grants to faculty.
  4. University funded faculty research grants and fellowships.
  5. Unfunded faculty research.
  6. Extra-murally funded graduate student research grants and fellowships.
  7. Graduate teaching assistants.

Requests for research office space, describing the intended uses of the offices, expected occupants, and funding sources, should be submitted in writing to Jack Martin, (jkmartin@indiana.edu) the Director of the Institute.

Services

The Director of the SISR is available to consult with faculty and graduate students on technical matters related to proposal development and the formatting of applications for internal and extra-mural awards, including budgeting, and establishing reasonable timelines. The SISR also can provide standard "boilerplate" text describing the Departmental and the IUB environment and resources required by most funding mechanisms. The Institute will also provide letters of support for specific applications.

The SISR Director provides additional assistance on matters related to research compliance including obtaining CITI certification and making applications to the IUB Institutional Review Board.

Statistical consulting. The Indiana Statistical Consulting Center (ISCC) of the IUB Department of Statistics provides weekly consulting services in Room 310 of the SISR. Faculty and graduate students who would like to meet with an ISCC consultant can arrange for an appointment by contacting the ISCC at http://www.indiana.edu/~iscc/contact.html.


SISR / Sociology Computing Facilities and Resources

The primary Sociology Computing facility is the Graduate Student Computer Lab in the Institute for Social Research at 1022 E. 3rd Street, in rooms 315 and 317. Below is a summary of computing facilities and equipment available.

GRADUATE STUDENT COMPUTING LAB (Rooms 315/317)
11 OptiPlex 790s (quad-core) Windows 7 (64-bit) workstations with widescreen monitors
3 workstations equipped with advanced hybrid hard drives (Room 317)
Fuji ScanSnap S1500 fast document scanner
Canon flatbed scanner
Hewlett Packard P4015 network duplexing printer

GRADUATE COMPUTING CLUSTER (Room 203)
3 OptiPlex 755s (dual-core) Windows 7 (64-bit) workstations

The above facilities are open only to graduate students in the Department of Sociology.

CONFERENCE ROOM (Room 201)
NEC E421 42" Large format TV/Monitor and notebook computer on rolling A/V cart
Microsoft HD webcam for Skype videoconferencing
Polycom teleconferencing phone
1 OptiPlex 620 (single-core) workstation for checking email

STRYKER SEMINAR ROOM (Room 100)
Mitsubishi XD460U Projector and notebook computer on A/V cart
Cart also equipped with VCR
Overhead projector

SISR / SOCIOLOGY FILE SERVER
BL-SOC-THESEUS.ADS.IU.EDU provides network drives K:, L: and Y:
Virtual machine housed at the IU Data Center (dual-core, 2.27GHz, 4GB RAM, 540GB storage)
K: drive: shared workspace
L: drive: user workspace
Y: repository for network-based software and licenses (Stata, SAS, SPSS, etc.)

SOFTWARE

ATLAS.ti 6.2 5-user license
DBMS Copy 8 site-license
EndNote X5 site-license
HLM 6 2-user license
Microsoft Office 2010 site license
Mplus 6 2-user license
SAS 9.2 5-user license
SPSS 19 5-user (IU has a site license for a limited version)
STATA/SE 12 10-user
TextPad 20-user license
Ucinet 62-user license

For downloadable software visit: http://iuware.iu.edu

COMPUTING RESOURCES

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Apple Homepage
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Corel Homepage (WordPerfect)
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