Internal documentation for local users
This page contains various information for current members of the Computer Laboratory.
Arrivals and Departures
- Information for, and about, new arrivals – A selection of information, both technical and general, for new arrivals at the Computer Laboratory. This information is intended for everyone, visitors and longer-term residents.
- Information for the hosts of visitors or PIs of new employees (checklist!).
- The Arrivals Form should be filled out for any new visitors, interns, staff or RAs by their host, as soon as possible and well before their arrival.
- Leaving the Computer Laboratory – This page contains a miscellaneous collection of items of which people leaving the Computer Lab should be aware.
Information for staff
- Teaching information: Teaching Handbook, how to use the AV facilities in LT1 and LT2,Sabbatical Leave etc.
- Accounting information: grants, funding, travel and expense claims.
- Personnel information: recruitment, employment, leave, appraisal, etc.
- Lab policies: ethical review, safety, lasers, etc.
Information on CL systems, including:
- E-mail in the Computer Laboratory
- Printing and scanning
- Access to network and filespace
- Web tools and guidelines, including information on personal webpages
The William Gates Building
- Plans of the building and OpenRoomMap – Where is that room number?
- Meeting rooms – and how to book them.
- Office facilities – Information on ventilation, temperature control, lights, windows, locks, furniture, connections and cleaning.
- Lecture theatre audio-visual facilities – Information for lecturers and speakers.
- Building Administration – This page contains a range of information useful to occupants of the building, especially to those who are new to the building.
- Building Power Usage – shows the detailed and summary information of how energy is used within the building
- Food – Cafeterias, lunch vans, etc. [NEW]
- Design pages – The old pages for the design of the new building are still available.
- Information for new staff – Information and induction checklist for new staff in the laboratory.
- Health and safety information – Information on various issues including typing-related injuries.
- Typographic resources – House style, letterheads, business cards, thesis formatting advice, etc.
- The Computer Laboratory library – A source of much useful information about Computer Science.
- Library committee minutes – The minutes of the library committee.
- Technical Reports – The Laboratory has been publishing technical reports (ISSN 1476-2986) since 1974. There is a complete index of the laboratory's technical reports plus information on how to submit a new technical report.
User-editable internal knowledge collections:
- System administration – Technical notes of the sys-admin team
- Teaching administration – infrastructure and workflows (course databases, exam management, etc.)
- Electronics resources – information for researchers prototyping devices
- Research Students – Administrative information, policy statements and guides for research students and their supervisors.
- Administrative databases – SQL Server tables of users, visitors, phones, etc.
- Roles and Responsibilities – Who does what within the Computer Laboratory.
- The History of the Computer Laboratory – A short history of the Computer Laboratory. Includes details of the collection of artifacts of historical interest stored within the Laboratory, and of EDSAC99, a conference held in April 1999 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the EDSAC I computer.