Introducing the Informatics Lab: A Collaborative Space for Innovation at the Health Sciences Library

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Informatics Lab

The Informatics Lab is a new space in the Donald C. Harrision Health Sciences Library and is designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences and discussions. It is a place for UC researchers and graduate students to connect, collaborate and to receive research support services.

Open from 9am – 5pm, the Informatics Lab provides students at the Academic Health Center with software programs (listed below) and equipment not available in the normal computer lab. The room has a large iMac and Windows PC, four whiteboard tables that can be set up for a large group meeting or used individually, two standing whiteboards, a wall-mounted whiteboard, and an AirMedia unit for wireless presentation.

  • Windows 7 Software: Office, Skype, SPSS, SAS, R, RStudio, Matlab, CLC Main Workbench, Cytoscape, ArcGIS, QGIS, GeoDA, TerraGO Toolbar, Satscan, EpiInfo, 7zip, Notepad++, Python + scipy + NumPy IGV, MySQL Workbench, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, InDesign, InCopy, Dreamweaver, FlashPro/Builder, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Bridge, Animate, Prelude, Fireworks)
  • OSX Software: Office, Skype, SPSS, SAS, R, RStudio, Matlab, CLC Main Workbench, Cytoscape, QGIS, GeoDA, TerraGO Toolbar, Satscan, EpiInfo, TextMate, The Unarchiver, Python + scipy + NumPy IGV, MySQL workbench, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, InDesign, InCopy, Dreamweaver, FlashPro/Builder, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Bridge, Animate, Prelude, Fireworks)

To view policies and guidelines visit the Informatics Lab website (http://www.libraries.uc.edu/hsl/digital/digital-labs-hsl.html). The Informatics Lab can be reserved through a web form available at http://med.uc.edu/comlibraries/informatics-lab-form/. Don’t hesitate to contact us at informaticslab@uc.edu!