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					                                                                                                                 UCB Campus IT Services and Projects
                                                                                                                             Related to Collections and Informatics

 Name                 Unit/Department                                   Mission                                     Services                            Hardware/Software                    Service Charges                  Funding                Community Served                   Notes
BMRC       Berkeley Multimedia Resource Center        Bring together an interdisciplinary group     • Laboratory facilities                   • Graphics Workstation                   ?                              • Contributions from         • Artists, educators,     No longer exists. This
           (DEFUNCT)                                  of artists, educators, professionals, and     • High-speed computer network             • SGI 3D Machine                                                      industrial partners          professionals, and          group developed services
                                                      scientists who are experimenting with         • Servers                                 • Sound Editing Station                                                 • Grants from public and   scientists off and on       the campus valued;
             • Professor Larry Rowe, Director         interactive multimedia technology in             - web                                  • WYSIWYG Web Editing                                                 private organizations        campus.                     therefore, when the BMRC
             •               professional practice, scholarship, and          - video                                • Live Internet Video Capture                                           • Discretionary UC                                     dissolved, some of its
                                                      education.                                       - database                             • Non-Linear Editing                                                  Berkeley campus funding                                  services were taken over
                                                                                                    • Consulting                              • Web & MPEG                                                                                                                   by ETS and IST.
                                                                                                       - web design
                                                                                                       - multimedia authoring
                                                                                                       - video capture
                                                                                                       - digitizing
                                                                                                    • Creating tools for distance learning
                                                                                                  and high quality Internet video
CAMFER     Center for the Assessment & Monitoring Improve capability to monitor the world’s        • Laboratory facilities                     • Sun Ultra stations                   Recharge, see pricelist:       • Recharge                  Berkeley campus:            The center's use of GIS
           of Forest & Environmental Resources    terrestrial ecosystems (with primary             • Equipment rental                          • SGI workstation                      http://camfer.cnr.berkeley.    • Other???                   • faculty                  and remote sensing
                                                  emphasis on forest, grassland, wetlands                                                      • DELL Optiplex workstations           edu/Prices.html                                             • graduate students        software may be
             • College of Natural Resources       and wildlife). Encourage interdisciplinary                                                   • DEC workstations                                                                                 • post-docs                interesting to the BNHM.
             • Office of the Executive Vice       collaboration among researchers to                                                           • Alpha server                                                                                     • researchers
           Chancellor & Provost                   foster joint applied research projects in                                                    • Field spectrometer
                                                  environmental science. Extend resource                                                       • Thermal radiometer
             • Dr. Peng Gong, Co-Director         information science to improve land use                                                      • Large format inkjet color printer
             • Dr. Maggi Kelly, Co-Director       policies and strategies for conserving                                                       • Large format digitizing table
             •     the natural environment.                                                                     • Kodak DCS high resolution digital
                                                                                                                                               • Ashtech single frequency GPS
                                                                                                                                               • High precision Trimble GPS receivers
                                                                                                                                               • Field mapping unit
                                                                                                                                               • GIS software (MapServer)
                                                                                                                                               • Remote sensing software

CITRIS     Center for Information Technology          Sponsor research on problems that            • Grants                                  n/a                                       n/a                           • State funds                • State of California      The Center is a
           Research in the Interest of Society        have a major impact on the economy,          • See notes                                                                                                       • Industrial gifts                                      consortium of four
                                                      quality of life, and future success of                                                                                                                         • UC campus funds                                       University of California
            • Office of the Vice Chancellor for       California: conserving energy;                                                                                                                                                                                         campuses: UC Berkeley,
           Research                                   education; saving lives, property, and                                                                                                                                                                                 UC Davis, UC Merced,
                                                      productivity in the wake of disasters;                                                                                                                                                                                 and UC Santa Cruz.
             • Professor Shankar Sastry, Director     boosting transportation efficiency;
             •         advancing diagnosis and treatment of                                                                                                                                                                                   Its focus on information
                                                      disease; and expanding business                                                                                                                                                                                        technology, both using
                                                      growth through much richer                                                                                                                                                                                             and developing it, could be
                                                      personalized information services.                                                                                                                                                                                     relevant.

DLP        UC Berkeley Digital Library Project        Facilitate the move from the current        Support for:                                • Sun Ultra Enterprise 450               ?                              • NSF (from April 1,     Berkeley campus:              A research project that
                                                      centralized, discrete publishing model,      • Online photo collections                 • Informix database                                                   1999 to March 31, 2004)     • faculty                    developed services
             • Professor Robert Wilensky, Co-         to a distributed, continuous, and self-      • Personal document collections            • MySQL database                                                        • Currently depending on  • non-book collections       valuable to the campus.
           Principal Investigator                     publishing model, while still preserving     • Online databases                         • Application development is done in                                  temporary funding from                                   The campus is now trying
             • Professor David Forsyth, Co-           the best aspects of the current model        • GIS viewer                              Perl and PHP                                                           the campus                                               to find a way to continue
           Principal Investigator                     such as peer review.                                                                                                                                                                                                   offering those services.

Note: This is a rough draft, as part of the BNHM / MIP Strategic Technology Planning Project.                                                                                                                                                                         Draft 2, rev. 5/16/2012, Page 1 of 6
                                                                                                               UCB Campus IT Services and Projects
                                                                                                                           Related to Collections and Informatics

 Name                Unit/Department                                  Mission                                   Services                                Hardware/Software               Service Charges                 Funding                 Community Served                     Notes
DRG        Database Research Group                                                               • See notes                                                                                                                                                              This is a group of faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          within CS that does
             •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  research into and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          conducts seminars about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          technologies that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BNHM is interested in (e.g.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          database, mass storage,
ECAI       Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative   Make virtual collections of scholarly data    Technically, no services are offered.          • ECAI TimeMap                                                   • United States              A global consortium
                                                  from around the globe accessible              However, ECAI:                                                                                                government foundations         incorporating:
            • International & Area Studies        through a common interface, which               • provides a knowledgebase for                                                                                • Private foundations          • scholars in the
            • Office of the Vice Provost for      requires a means for making data              developing a cultural atlas                                                                                     • University of California   humanities, social
           Academic Planning & Facilities         interoperable across formats,                   • is building a searchable index of                                                                           • Individual donors          sciences and history
                                                  disciplines, institutions, and technical      available datasets - the ECAI Metadata                                                                          • ECAI affiliates fund         • archivists, librarians
            • Professor Emeritus Lewis Lancaster, paradigms.                                    Clearinghouse                                                                                                 their own project              and curators
           Co-Director                                                                            • has customized software tools (ECAI                                                                       development                      • members of non-
            • Professor Emeritus Michael                                                        TimeMap) to do the following:                                                                                                                governmental
           Buckland, Co-Director                                                                      - display the results of scholarly                                                                                                     organizations
            •                                                               research in space and time                                                                                                                     • information technology
                                                                                                      - make text, images, hyperlinks,                                                                                                       researchers
                                                                                                tabular data, and multimedia
                                                                                                applications from anywhere on the
                                                                                                Internet available in one interface
                                                                                                      - query the data catalogued in the
                                                                                                ECAI clearinghouse and search the
                                                                                                Internet to find and access ECAI
                                                                                                      - superimpose diverse ECAI
                                                                                                projects on one another in a single time-
                                                                                                aware map
                                                                                                      - download selected data from
                                                                                                Internet datasets to a consistent GIS
                                                                                                format on a local drive for further
                                                                                                analysis with other software packages
                                                                                                      - control access to datasets through
                                                                                                password and encryption
                                                                                                      - investigate methods of display and
                                                                                                animation of maps through time

ETS        Educational Technology Services            Promote and support the effective           • Course web sites                           • Projectors (data, video, slide,   Recharge, see pricelist:     • Campus funding???           • Berkeley campus           The list here of services
                                                      integration of technology in teaching,      • Classroom technology support and         transparency)                    • Recharge                                                and equipment is
            • Office of the Vice Provost for          learning and communication at the UC      installation                                   • TV monitors                       AboutETS/Rates                                                                         incomplete; look at
           Undergraduate Education                    Berkeley.                                      - wired classrooms and auditoria          • VCRs                                                                                                           
                                                                                                     - TV studios                              • DVD players                                                                                                              utETS/Rates for details.
             • Victor Edmonds, Director                                                              - satellite uplink capability             • Laptop computers
             •                                                            • Equipment rental                           • Closed captioning devices
                                                                                                     - A/V                                     • Assistive listening devices
                                                                                                     - computer
                                                                                                  • Webcasting
                                                                                                  • Multimedia production
                                                                                                  • Teleconferencing, video and audio,
                                                                                                and technology support for campus
                                                                                                  • Consulting and training
                                                                                                  • Faculty grants

Note: This is a rough draft, as part of the BNHM / MIP Strategic Technology Planning Project.                                                                                                                                                                     Draft 2, rev. 5/16/2012, Page 2 of 6
                                                                                                                 UCB Campus IT Services and Projects
                                                                                                                            Related to Collections and Informatics

  Name               Unit/Department                                Mission                                          Services                           Hardware/Software                  Service Charges                   Funding              Community Served                     Notes
GIP        Geo-Images Project                         Make images useful in teaching                 • Digital storage of photographic         • Power Macintosh G4                   ?                              • ???                      • Geography community      This is a one-man project
                                                      geography more widely available using        images                                                                                                                                                                  that presents and
            • G. Donald Bain, Director of             the internet.                                  • Database storage of captions                                                                                                                                        distributes on the web
           Geographic Computing Facility                                                             • Distribution of the collections over                                                                                                                                images related to
            •                                                        computer networks                                                                                                                                                       geography.
GISC       Geographic Information Science Center      Raise the level of GIS expertise on the        • Computer infrastructure support         • Sun Enterprise 450                   Recharge                        • Initial start-up funds Berkeley campus:
                                                      entire campus and to stimulate cross           • Shared hardware resources               • Windows NT workstations                                            from Chancellor Berdahl     • faculty
            • Office of the Vice Provost for          disciplinary education, research, and          • Distribution of site licensed software  • ESRI products; Informix database                                   (1998-2000)                 • students
           Academic Affairs & Faculty Welfare         cooperation using these technologies.          • Specialized instructional classes and   • Software donations by MS, ESRI,                                      • The Center is expected  • staff
                                                                                                   seminars                                   Caliper, PCI Geomatics                                                to find other sources of
             • John Radke, Director                                                                  • Data development, repository and                                                                             funding to support
             •                                                            access                                                                                                           operations over the longer
                                                                                                     • Consulting services                                                                                          term, including recharge.
                                                                                                     • Programming support
                                                                                                     • Community building
                                                                                                     • Outreach

HCS        Haas Computing Services                    Empower faculty, students, staff, and      • Hardware and software technical            • Sun Enterprise 6500                   No charge except for       ?                            Haas School of Business:     They offer comprehensive
                                                      alumni by seamlessly integrating         support services                               • Sun workstations                      students who opt to pay an                                • faculty and PhD          services:
            • Haas School of Business                 technology in research, teaching,          • Applications and infrastructure            • Dell PCs loaded with business and     annual user fee to gain                                 candidates                     • Student Computing &
            • Office of the Executive Vice            communications, and networks to create development support                            statistical applications, communication   access to networked                                       • staff                    Technical Support
           Chancellor & Provost                       opportunities for innovation, knowledge    • Training and classes                     and multimedia utilities                  production black-and-                                     • students                   • Administrative Staff
                                                      creation, attainment, effective            • Help Desk                                                                          white laser and color                                                                Computing Support and
             • Zane Cooper, Director & CTO            collaboration and sharing what is                                                                                               printers, in-house                                                                   Development
             •       achieved. Provide the Haas community                                                                                            training/workshops,                                                                    • Faculty & PhD
               HCS                                    with the business-class tools, services,                                                                                        multimedia tools and                                                                 Computing Support and
                                                      and technical knowledge needed to                                                                                               equipment, laptop                                                                    Development
                                                      enrich the Haas experience.                                                                                                     computer and video                                                                     • Research Computing
                                                                                                                                                                                      equipment on loan, and
                                                                                                                                                                                      free local fax services.

IAS-ISS    Information Systems & Services             Provide information systems and                • Network maintenance                    • 10 server machines running many       Recharge                       • Recharge                • IAS and its affiliated    "Providing reliable,
                                                      services for IAS and its affiliated units.     • Desktop computer support             distinct services                                                        • Other???               units                        courteous computer
            • International & Area Studies                                                           • Archive services                       • Windows NT4.0 and 2000 systems                                                                                             support services [for IAS
            • Office of the Vice Provost for                                                         • Multimedia facilities                                                                                                                                               units] at a lower cost than
           Academic Planning & Facilities                                                            • Web Services                                                                                                                                                        otherwise available to IAS
                                                                                                     • Information management and                                                                                                                                          units. "
             • Jeanette Zerneke, Director                                                          consulting                                                                                                                                                              "Serving as liaison
             •                                                          • Training                                                                                                                                                            between IAS users and
               comprefs                                                                              • Limited UNIX and Mac services                                                                                                                                       campus information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           systems providers."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           IT support; no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           development services.
IRIS       Instructional & Research Information       Provide computing and networking              • Accounts                                                                        Recharge, see pricelist:       • Recharge                 • EECS community           IT support for EECS; no
           Systems                                    services in support of the department's       • Calendar                                                                        https://iris.eecs.berkeley.    • Other???                                            development services.
                                                      instructional and research goals.             • Windows 2000                                                                    edu/10-services/90-rates/
             • EECS Computing, Networking &                                                         • Unix
           Instructional Laboratories Committee                                                     • Network
                                                                                                    • Email
            • Huapei Chen, Director of EECS                                                         • Web
           Computing                                                                                • Backups
            •                                                        • File Storage
                                                                                                    • Security
                                                                                                    • Printing
                                                                                                    • Software

Note: This is a rough draft, as part of the BNHM / MIP Strategic Technology Planning Project.                                                                                                                                                                       Draft 2, rev. 5/16/2012, Page 3 of 6
                                                                                                              UCB Campus IT Services and Projects
                                                                                                                         Related to Collections and Informatics

  Name                 Unit/Department                                Mission                                     Services                          Hardware/Software              Service Charges          Funding        Community Served                    Notes
IST-CCS    IST - Central Computing Services           Provide production services for             • Off-site data storage                 Hardware:                            Recharge              • Recharge          • Berkeley campus
                                                      administrative and academic computer        • Socrates - computing for research &    • Sun Fire v880 Server (Socrates)                         • Campus funding
            • Information Systems & Technology        users, management, hardware,              instruction
            • Office of the Executive Vice            software, and round-the-clock               • Systems and data administration for   Software (on Socrates):
           Chancellor & Provost                       operations support for enterprise         administrative units                       • computational
                                                      information systems.                        • UCBackup remote backup                 • mathematical and statistical
             • Shelton Waggener, Director                                                         • Web hosting                            • web publishing
             •                                                                                                     • file service
                                                                                                                                           • email
                                                                                                                                           • general UNIX computing
IST-DTS    IST - Departmental Technology              Help campus departments bring their         • Develop business applications       ?                                      Recharge              • Recharge         Berkeley campus             This unit offers database
           Solutions (ASD)                            operations online. Develop web                - Web or client/server departmental                                                              • Campus funding    • departments              services oriented toward
                                                      applications, whether they are database systems                                                                                                                    • central offices          business applications.
            • Administrative Services Department      driven, e-business or content sites, from     - Interfaces to/from other campus
            • Information Systems & Technology        start to finish. Plan, manage, design,    systems
            • Office of the Executive Vice            program, and deliver projects quickly         - Data conversions from legacy
           Chancellor & Provost                       and efficiently using the latest stable   systems
                                                      technologies.                               • Design web sites
             • Gary Thackeray, Manager                                                            • Provide transaction processing
             •                                                 systems
               home.html                                                                          • Assist with upgrading departmental
                                                                                                  • Support:
                                                                                                    - Paperless Payment Processing
                                                                                                solution for campus e-businesses
                                                                                                    - DTS-developed systems
                                                                                                    - Software releases and upgrades to
                                                                                                DTS supported systems
                                                                                                    - Department developed systems

IST-ICCF   IST - Instructional & Collections      Provide UNIX administration, network           • Email servers                            • Sun V440                         n/a                   • Campus funding    • Berkeley campus
           Computing Facility (SSCL)              services, Sybase DBMS services; run            • Web page servers
                                                  email servers, web page servers, and           • SPSS statistical package
            • Social Science Computing Laboratory the SPSS statistical package.                  • Sybase server
            • Information Systems & Technology
            • Office of the Executive Vice
           Chancellor & Provost

             • Madeline Kingsley, Asst. Director

IST-IU     IST - Interactive University Project       Use the Internet to open UC Berkeley’s      • Make accessible to K-12 teachers   ?                                       n/a                   • Grants            • Berkeley campus
                                                      resources and people to California’s      the human and digital resources at UCB                                                               • Campus funding    • Bay Area K-12 schools
            • Information Systems & Technology        K-12 schools and citizens.                  • Develop tools to gather and share
            • Office of the Executive Vice            Use technology for the improvement of     digitized information
           Chancellor & Provost                       teaching and learning while making          • Grants
                                                      accessible the knowledge in
             • David Greenbaum, Director              universities, museums and libraries.

Note: This is a rough draft, as part of the BNHM / MIP Strategic Technology Planning Project.                                                                                                                                                Draft 2, rev. 5/16/2012, Page 4 of 6
                                                                                                                UCB Campus IT Services and Projects
                                                                                                                            Related to Collections and Informatics

  Name                Unit/Department                                  Mission                                   Services                            Hardware/Software                   Service Charges         Funding         Community Served                    Notes
IST-MIP    IST - Museum Informatics Project           Coordinate the application of information   • Application development                 • Sun Enterprise 450 running Solaris   n/a                     • Campus funding   Berkeley campus:
                                                      technology in museums and other             • Sybase database development and         • Sun V240 running Solaris                                                         • collections managers
            • Information Systems & Technology        organized, non-book collections:          support                                     • Dell PowerEdge 2650 running Linux                                                • curators
            • Office of the Executive Vice            develop data models, system                 • Web support
           Chancellor & Provost                       architectures, and production systems       • Image repository
                                                      as bases for coordinated and integrated
             • David Greenbaum, Director              approaches to the application of
             •            information technology in museums and
                                                      archives; assist museums and archives
                                                      to broaden access to primary academic
                                                      collections and data by scholars,
                                                      students and the public.

IST-WSS    IST - Workstation Support Services         Support Berkeley campus departments         Internet Communication and               n/a                                     Recharge                • Recharge          • Berkeley campus
                                                      and the faculty, staff and students in      Collaboration                                                                                            • Campus funding
            • Information Systems & Technology        making effective use of information           • Connect to the Internet:
            • Office of the Executive Vice            technology in a distributed computing       Connecting@Berkeley
           Chancellor & Provost                       environment. Provide support services         • Email: CalMail
                                                      at the local level for academic, research     • Calendaring: CalAgenda
             • Jerome Smith, Director                 and administrative users of                   • Computer labs: Workstation &
             •                microcomputer technology and                Microcomputer Facilities
                                                      networking.                                   • Internet File Storage and Sharing:
                                                                                                  Cal WebDisk (UC Berkeley students,
                                                                                                  faculty and staff)

                                                                                                  Computer Support, Consulting, and
                                                                                                    • Computer support for departments:
                                                                                                  Departmental On-site Computing
                                                                                                  Support (DOCS)
                                                                                                    • Computer repair/hourly support:
                                                                                                  Campus Computer Repair and Support
                                                                                                    • Faculty and Staff Consulting
                                                                                                    • Connecting@Berkeley Faculty and
                                                                                                  Staff Consulting (formerly Dr. Micro)
                                                                                                    • Student Computing Consulting
                                                                                                  Services (SCCS)
                                                                                                    • Computer Training: CAL PACT (UCB
                                                                                                  Staff only)

                                                                                                  Obtaining Software and Hardware
                                                                                                   • Computer store: The Scholar's
                                                                                                   • Software Distribution
                                                                                                   • Departmental Software Purchases:
                                                                                                  Technology Resource Center
                                                                                                   • WSSG Software

Note: This is a rough draft, as part of the BNHM / MIP Strategic Technology Planning Project.                                                                                                                                                      Draft 2, rev. 5/16/2012, Page 5 of 6
                                                                                                               UCB Campus IT Services and Projects
                                                                                                                            Related to Collections and Informatics

  Name                  Unit/Department                                 Mission                                  Services                                Hardware/Software            Service Charges                     Funding         Community Served                      Notes
LIB-DPG    Digital Publishing Group                      • Audio: developing hardware and      See mission                                   ?                                  n/a                            ?                        • Campus libraries          Its focus on different
                                                      software to digitize audio cassettes                                                                                                                                                                          aspects of digital
            • Library Systems Office                     • Databases: creating, searching, and                                                                                                                                                                      publishing is relevant to
            • University Library                      displaying content from databases on                                                                                                                                                                          digital object management.
            • Office of the Executive Vice            the web
           Chancellor & Provost                          • EAD (Encoded Archival Description):
                                                      supporting the encoding of finding aids
             • Lynne Grigsby-Standfill, Manager          • Imaging: managing projects that
             •   include imaging and scheduling for DIL
                                                         • MOA2/METS (Making of America
                                                      II/Metadata Encoding and Transmission
                                                      Standard): working with digital objects
                                                         • TEI (Text Encoding Initiative):
                                                      encoding and creating tools for
                                                      encoding text documents
                                                         • Websites: creating and designing

LSCR       Letters & Science Computing Resources Provide comprehensive computing                   • Day-to-day consulting &                     • Solaris Oracle server        Recharge.                          • Recharge          College of Letters &         This unit seems to offer
                                                 support for the College of Letters and          troubleshooting                                 • OS X File Server             See pricelist:                     • Other???          Science:                     the most complete and
            • College of Letters & Science       Science.                                          • Computer installation                       • Windows 2000 File Servers                            • faculty                   rational approach to IT
            • Office of the Executive Vice                                                         • Software installation & configuration                                      lscrcosts.html                                          • administrative staff      support for a proscribed
           Chancellor & Provost                                                                    • Backup administration of                                                                                                                                       constituency (which
                                                                                                 workstations (via UCBackup)                                                                                                                                        excludes students). E.g.,
             • Tom Holub, Director                                                                 • Departmental file sharing hardware                                                                                                                             it has policies regarding
             •                                                       and administration                                                                                                                                                 hardware and software
                                                                                                   • Desktop system administration                                                                                                                                  support, hourly and
                                                                                                   • Applications support                                                                                                                                           retainer charges, web
                                                                                                   • Programming development & support                                                                                                                              design standards, a help
                                                                                                   • Network planning and                                                                                                                                           desk, and an active
                                                                                                 troubleshooting (w/CNS)                                                                                                                                            website with FAQs and
                                                                                                   • Hardware assistance                                                                                                                                            tips.
                                                                                                   • Training
                                                                                                   • Departmental computer planning
                                                                                                   • Help-Line consulting
                                                                                                   • Key Server hardware and
                                                                                                   • Database server hardware and
                                                                                                     - Oracle
                                                                                                     - FileMaker Pro
                                                                                                   • Limited database development
                                                                                                   • Departmental WWW (Limited

SVC        Scientific Visualization Center (in        Provide the campus community,               • Image Acquisition                            • Digital Camcorders           Recharge, see pricelist:           • Self-supporting     • Berkeley campus
           Integrative Biology)                       primarily faculty and students in the       • Image & Motion Analysis                      • Digital Camera                 • Recharge            • UCB affiliated
                                                      Department of Integrative Biology, the      • Modeling & Simulation                        • Light microscopy             bioaape/policy.html                                    researchers
            • College of Letters & Science            resources to explore the motion and         • Video production                             • 3D high-resolution scanner
            • Office of the Executive Vice            morphology of life in all its many forms    • CD authoring                                 • Flatbed & transparency
           Chancellor & Provost                       using computer and video imaging.           • File Exchange                                scanners
                                                                                                                                                 • Digitizing tablet
             • Colin Hoisington, Manager

Note: This is a rough draft, as part of the BNHM / MIP Strategic Technology Planning Project.                                                                                                                                                                Draft 2, rev. 5/16/2012, Page 6 of 6

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