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LINUX Open Source Computer Lab

The Linux-Open Source Lab is the nation's first open-source laboratory focused on the social sciences. It also provides a place on campus where UMass faculty and students from all disciplines can explore the innovative capabilities of open source software for research and teaching.

Contact: 

Michael Ash

E-Mail: 

Resources: 

The lab is outfitted with over twenty desktop computers, software, a printer, and a server. The lab also provides an IBM-employed intern who will help researchers devise collaborative work spaces, modify existing software or utilize lab resources for their project needs.

Availability: 

Public
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Economics
Natural Resources Conservation
Shared Resource