Internal Resources

Below is a list of links to DH resources available from the University of Reading.

Note that these lists are not exhaustive and will be updated as we develop the support available.

Academic Research Computing Team Services (ARC)



Introduction to our academic computing services

How to access and use our academic computing services

Reading Research Cloud

The Reading Research Cloud is a platform for server hosting which runs virtual machine (VMs) on University owned servers

Reading Academic Computing Cluster (RACC)

The Reading Academic Computing Cluster (RACC) is a Linux cluster which provides resources for interactive research computing and batch job submissions for staff and students

Accessing software on the cluster How to access software on the cluster
Paid-for resources on RACC

Research projects can purchase hardware and gain access to dedicated paid-for resources for batch computing

Project Support Project Support from the Academic and Research Computing Team
Self Service Request Forms Forms for requesting DTS services
Externally visible ssh server – arc-ssh is an externally visible ssh server. It exists to allow access to the UoR network and Linux-related resources from off-campus.
WordPress websites for research groups and projects ACT provides a WordPress environment to host your research websites
Web Hosting on cPanel CPanel is a web hosting platform for static or dynamic pages mainly written in PHP with a local MySQL database.
A glossary of programming terms Programming terms glossary with examples

Web pages



Digital Humanities Community of Practice (MS Teams) – UoR members only DH COP for UoR community discussions: a place for colleagues to share information about work in progress, potential collaborations, events, funding opportunities and support at Reading and elsewhere. Place a join request to Olivia Thompson
Research Software Engineering at Reading Community-run group covering all aspects of using IT and software.

Joining information is available on the website

PCLS Coding Club (MS Teams) – UoR members only Coding club run by School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences. Place a join request to Dan Brady
Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice (MS Teams) – UoR members only AI Community of Practice run by the Department of Computer Science. Place a join request to Dan Brady