University of Texas at Austin


The Information Technology Lab at the School of Information provides a number of resources to the iSchool community. Located in UTA 1.210, the lab offers hardware, software, and specialized equipment utilized in iSchool courses, as well as print and equipment checkout services. The IT Lab is staffed by the “Purple Shirts,” expert teaching assistants who assist students, faculty, and staff with technological instruction through in-person interaction, online tutorials, short courses, and other methods.

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TA Pool

The IT Lab staff also act as undergraduate Teaching Aides to iSchool faculty and staff.

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Equipment & Book Checkout

The IT Lab provides a collection of books and equipment for students to borrow.

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The IT Lab provides a variety of software for students use including Adobe Creative Suite, Unity3D, and much more.

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The IT Lab staff create video tutorials for a variety of tools and skills useful to iSchool students, faculty, and staff.

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Printing & Scanning

The IT provides black/white printing, color printing, and scanning services for iSchool students and faculty.

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Collaborative Spaces

Collaboration stations, computer labs, and sound booths are available for use by iSchool students and faculty.