In Burnside Hall on the 7th floor in room 708A there is a computer lab free for anyone to login. The computer lab is reserved for teaching when classes are in session.
Like all computers at McGill, use of these computers are a indication of acceptance of McGill-wide IT policy.
We also employ an e-classroom environment called iTALC giving the instructor the ability to see everybody's monitors in the lab.
In addition to these policies, if you are physically logged-in and inactive:
These computers are also available for running jobs so long as they do not interfere with teaching or lab use. As such, it is recommended that no more than 75% of the processors of each system be used for non-interactive jobs.
Finally, these computers are not backed-up and data is subject to removal at any time.
A SMART Sympodium tablet display connected to a project is available for use with presentations. This system is connected to a display switch that may either be connected to the Windows workstation in the lab or your own personal laptop.
The names of the computers in the lab are as follows:
In addition to the standard open source software packages installed on most computers, the following additional closed-source packages are available: