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Getting started with tech for researchers

  3 minutes to read | Last updated September 26, 2016

UW-Madison ranks as one of the most prolific research universities in the world. The research happening on our campus ranges from experimenting in the lab to cure diseases, to analyzing the mysteries of the universe, to studying neutrinos in the South Pole, to high throughput computing. And that’s just scratching the surface! No matter what the research is, technology plays a key role. This guide is meant to be a high level overview of the technologies provided by UW-Madison that may help you with your research.

A great starting point is your local IT staff (if available). They may have great information about the resources you have locally to help with your research. Additionally, Campus Computing Infrastructure (CCI) staff can answer any questions you may have and connect you with the right group. Contact CCI at cci@cio.wisc.edu.

Basic resources

 

Computers, hardware,
software

DoIT Tech Store

 

High-speed networking, internet

UWNet

 

Campus-wide email & calendaring

Office 365

 

Free & low-cost software

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50GB free collaborative storage

Box

Advanced Resources

 

Large-scale computing resources

Center for High
Throughput Computing

 

Survey feedback

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Shared computing
resources

Advanced Computing Initiative

 

Collect research data

Electronic lab notebook

 

Server, hosting, storage,
backup

Campus Computing Infrastructure

 

Free research-website hosting

DoIT web hosting

Other key resources

 

Gather, distribute, preserve materials

Minds@UW

 

Division of Information Technology

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Institutes for Discovery researcher info

Research Resource Guide

Get research help

The Campus Computing Infrastructure (CCI) initiative staff can also answer any questions you may have, or connect you with the right group.

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