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ITS maintains around 17 computer labs accessible across campus. These labs:
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*all are connected to the network and to a nearby printer
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*all allow you to log on using your Middlebury username and password
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*all have the Microsoft Office suite installed (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook / Entourage) as well as other standard applications
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*are mostly PCs with Windows XP, but some are all Mac computers
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*some have Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. installed
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== Useful Links ==
 
== Useful Links ==
  
 
==== Lab status ====
 
==== Lab status ====
* [http://go.middlebury.edu/findapc go/findapc], [http://go.middlebury.edu/findamac go/findamac], or [http://go.middlebury.edu/findaprinter go/findaprinter] - view live status of many labs on campus.
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* [http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/labmap_list.jsp Labstats Live] - see the computers available in a classroom (updated every few minutes)
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*[http://go.middlebury.edu/findapc go/findapc], [http://go.middlebury.edu/findamac go/findamac], or [http://go.middlebury.edu/findaprinter go/findaprinter] - view live status of many labs on campus.  
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*<u>'''Lab Maps'''</u> - see the computers available in a classroom (in the works)  
  
 
==== Software and technology available in labs ====
 
==== Software and technology available in labs ====
* [http://go.middlebury.edu/software go/software] - a table of software available in each classroom (PDF)
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* [http://cat.middlebury.edu/~et/facilities/ Directory of all classrooms on campus] - lists available A/V equipment, DVD, VHS, LCD projector, etc.
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*[http://go.middlebury.edu/software go/software] - a table of software available in each classroom (PDF)  
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*[https://25live.collegenet.com/middlebury/#space_browse Directory of all classrooms on campus] - lists available A/V equipment, DVD, VHS, LCD projector, etc.  
  
 
==== Scheduling of spaces ====
 
==== Scheduling of spaces ====
* [http://go.middlebury.edu/mls go/mls] - see when classrooms and other spaces are scheduled for use
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* [http://go.middlebury.edu/r25 go/r25] - scheduling information about classrooms and other facilities
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*[http://go.middlebury.edu/mls go/mls] - see when classrooms and other spaces are scheduled for use  
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*[http://go.middlebury.edu/r25 go/r25] - scheduling information about classrooms and other facilities  
  
 
==== Smart classroom help ====
 
==== Smart classroom help ====
* [http://go.middlebury.edu/media go/media] - guides to technology etc. in each classroom.
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* [http://www.middlebury.edu/administration/helpdesk/facilities/smart_classrooms/ Smart Classroom Documentation] - instructions for using A/V equipment and computers with projection
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*[http://go.middlebury.edu/media go/media] - guides to technology etc. in each classroom.  
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*[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/LIS/Category:SMART Smart Classroom Documentation] - instructions for using A/V equipment and computers with projection  
  
 
== Smart classroom troubleshooting ==
 
== Smart classroom troubleshooting ==
  
See also [[PC laptop projection problems]].
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See also [[PC_laptop_projection_problems|PC laptop projection problems]].
  
==== Computer Projection ====
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==== Computer Projection ====
  
 
Generic:
 
Generic:
  
*VGA cable is connected firmly to correct port (blue color, typically)
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*Video cable (VGA, HDMI) is connected firmly to correct port  
*System has powered ON
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*System has powered ON  
*Projector is ON
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*Projector is ON  
**If the projector is on, it will project a message in one of the corner, at least indicating it is ON
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**If the projector is on, it will project a message in one of the corner, at least indicating it is ON  
  
 
PC
 
PC
  
*Dell laptops: Press the Function (Fn) key and the F8 key together (Fn+F8), then wait a few seconds
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*Dell laptops: Press the Function (Fn) key and the F8 key together (Fn+F8), then wait a few seconds  
**This toggles the display mode so the laptop is using its LCD, as well as the VGA connection
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**This toggles the display mode so the laptop is using its LCD, as well as the video connection  
*Other PC laptops may have a similar keyboard combination, usually indicated by the symbolic representation of a computer screen
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*Other PC laptops may have a similar keyboard combination, usually indicated by the symbolic representation of a computer screen  
*If your laptop's LCD is showing your Desktop, but the LCD is only projecting your desktop background:
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*If your laptop's LCD is showing your Desktop, but the LCD is only projecting your desktop background:  
**Right-click on a blank spot on the Desktop:
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**Right-click on a blank spot on the Desktop:  
**Vista: select "Personalize"
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**Vista: select "Personalize"  
**XP: select "Display Properties" <br>TBD
 
  
==== Password Protected Classrooms ====
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==== Password Protected Classrooms ====
  
 
The audio/visual equipment in Dana Auditorium, Sunderland 110, Twilight Auditorium, and the Old Chapel boardroom is password protected. Please contact the Helpdesk x2200 for the passwords. Helpdesk staff can visit the [http://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/hi Internal Wiki] for more information.
 
The audio/visual equipment in Dana Auditorium, Sunderland 110, Twilight Auditorium, and the Old Chapel boardroom is password protected. Please contact the Helpdesk x2200 for the passwords. Helpdesk staff can visit the [http://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/hi Internal Wiki] for more information.
  
== Labstats reports on labs ==
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Getting reports and statistics from labstats about the usage of our public computer labs, classrooms and auditoriums:
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== Lab Reports&nbsp;: Keyserver reports on labs ==
  
*Some public reports are available for usage history [http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/usage_history.jsp http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/usage_history.jsp] and login history [http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/login_history.jsp http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/login_history.jsp]&nbsp;
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Getting reports and statistics from keyserver about the usage of our public computer labs, classrooms and auditoriums: [ in the works ]
*A general ("right now") overview is here: [http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/current_stats.jsp http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/public/current_stats.jsp]
 
*Weekly reports are here: [http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/custom/ http://labserver.middlebury.edu:8080/custom/]
 
  
*The root folder of the web server is on the labserver server in C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\hosts\labstats-svr\ROOT. We tend to put custom reports in the folder named "custom".
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== Specialty labs ==
  
== Specialty labs ==
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*[[Johnson_208_Lab|JHN208 Lab]] (Johnson 208, aka "Photo Lab")
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*[[HP_DesignJet_Z2100|CFA340]]
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*[[Johnson_414_Lab|JHN414 Lab]] (Johnson 414)
  
*[[Huddleston Lab|Huddleston Lab]] (Johnson 208, aka "Photo Lab")
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[[Category:Labs]] [[Category:TOREMOVE]]
*[[HP_DesignJet_Z2100 | CFA340]]
 

Latest revision as of 13:52, 9 October 2020

ITS maintains around 17 computer labs accessible across campus. These labs:

  • all are connected to the network and to a nearby printer
  • all allow you to log on using your Middlebury username and password
  • all have the Microsoft Office suite installed (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook / Entourage) as well as other standard applications
  • are mostly PCs with Windows XP, but some are all Mac computers
  • some have Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. installed

Useful Links

Lab status

Software and technology available in labs

Scheduling of spaces

  • go/mls - see when classrooms and other spaces are scheduled for use
  • go/r25 - scheduling information about classrooms and other facilities

Smart classroom help

Smart classroom troubleshooting

See also PC laptop projection problems.

 

Computer Projection

Generic:

  • Video cable (VGA, HDMI) is connected firmly to correct port
  • System has powered ON
  • Projector is ON
    • If the projector is on, it will project a message in one of the corner, at least indicating it is ON

PC

  • Dell laptops: Press the Function (Fn) key and the F8 key together (Fn+F8), then wait a few seconds
    • This toggles the display mode so the laptop is using its LCD, as well as the video connection
  • Other PC laptops may have a similar keyboard combination, usually indicated by the symbolic representation of a computer screen
  • If your laptop's LCD is showing your Desktop, but the LCD is only projecting your desktop background:
    • Right-click on a blank spot on the Desktop:
    • Vista: select "Personalize"

Password Protected Classrooms

The audio/visual equipment in Dana Auditorium, Sunderland 110, Twilight Auditorium, and the Old Chapel boardroom is password protected. Please contact the Helpdesk x2200 for the passwords. Helpdesk staff can visit the Internal Wiki for more information.

 

Lab Reports : Keyserver reports on labs

Getting reports and statistics from keyserver about the usage of our public computer labs, classrooms and auditoriums: [ in the works ]

Specialty labs

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