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D Sheehan & L Sweeney

Room 4-035 A.K.A "The Klondike Room"


This a smaller computer cluster and laboratory space (special reservations required) dedicated towards doing advanced digital photography, video and animation.


Why the Klondike Room?  Because it is sooo very cold down there.



This space can be reserved by special invitation only.


For more information please contact us at:




  • 4-035 contains the following hardware:
  • (8) 24 and 27" iMacs running Mac OS X (Snow Leopard 10.6.4)
  • 4/8 GB RAM, SuperDrive CD/DVD burners
  • Various color scanners and mixed media printers

Software The following software is installed on all machines:

Digital Video and Audio


Digital Media Editing



Text Processing









Misc. Programs and Utilities




Please be advised that the 4-035 is a "do-it-yourself" cluster that offers the use of multimedia software to the MIT community, free of charge. We have limited resources to provide hands-on help.

If you are having problems with Printing, Scanning or a Workstation please send us an e-mail at:  we will try to respond within 48 hours.

If you are teaching a course and have a pedagogically interesting approach, with an assessment piece included, our consultants may be able to work with you to assist you in getting started.


No Food or Drink

Hardware is expensive. Thank you for understanding.

Access to 4-035


Saving Files on Workstations



The External Resources, links and Software Tutorials below can help you get started. Also try the Help files in the software package you are using.


Sources Available to the MIT Community (highly recommended)


External Resources and Tutorials







The Projects list is in the process of being updated. Thank you for your patience.


A selected list of recent classes appears below:




  • SP.757 (2011)
  • SP.736 (2011)

Seminars, Conferences and Educational Outreach

IAP Sessions

  • Closed for System Administration.

Office of Educational Innovation and Technology
Building NE48-308, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: (617) 252-1981; Fax: (617) 452-4044