mLab

The mLab is a space in ETC 226 with dedicated resources and trained staff to support the use of technology in teaching and scholarship at Reed.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have reduced the mLab capacity to three (3) people. Faculty and staff may reserve the mLab by contacting us at mlab@reed.edu Please check the calendar to see room availability.

Common uses of the mLab include:

  • Drop-in help
    • Trained student workers ("mLabbies") are available virtually via Google Meet to provide support for drop-ins. mLabbies can answer questions and help locate resources. 
    • Check the calendar to see the current student shift schedule.
  • Video conferencing
    •  To book, please check the calendar to ensure there are no conflicts. Then contact mlab@reed.edu with your appointment details. 
  • Borrowing or using technology
    • The mLab is equipped with a full computer lab, a flatbed scanner and a color printer. There is also a fully equipped video editing suite available. In addition, technology from our catalogue is available for check out for training, exploration, or educational purposes.
    • Faculty have 24/7 swipe access to the mLab. Staff or students working on faculty research can contact mlab@reed.edu to request mLab access.

The mLab also offers extended support for larger and longer-term projects. We have a number of specialties including GIS/mapping, Python and other languages, data wrangling/analysis/visualization, and multimedia/web work. For project help, contact us at mlab@reed.edu with your project details, availability, and timeline.

Looking for someone specific? Find mLab staff here. The mLab is supported by Instructional Technology Services (ITS).