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Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library

Course support

Requests for software should include the following information, if available:

  • Name and version of the software that is required
  • Timeline or quarter when it is needed
  • A link to the software 
  • Contact info for the requestor/stakeholder
  • Any special configuration or settings that are required

Guidelines and restrictions for software requests:

  • No alpha, beta, or trial software
  • License does not prohibit use in an academic lab environment
  • Software can use a single license code or concurrent licensing model
  • Software does not require manual activation on each machine or can be automated
  • Software can be included as part of the image on every cluster machine
  • Requests for new software should be made as far in advance as possible, so we can work out any licensing or installation issues we might encounter.