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The Michigan Daily- Friday, March 20, 1992- Page 7

Users say ITD cut symbol

of poor communication

by Joshua Meckler
Daily Staff Reporter
The decision of the University's
Information Technology Division
(ITD) to cease funding for one of its
services has incensed many com-
puter users at the University and
-prompted more than 1,000 users
from around the world to send elec-
tronic messages in support of the
system.
The service, called the Archives,
is a collection of thousands of pro-
grams which have been written for
use on various computers. The ma-
jority of the programs are intended
for use with MS-DOS or on the
Macintosh, but there are also pro-
grams for use on the NeXT com-
-puter, the Amiga computer, as well
as a collection of Atari programs.
The Archives, which include a
variety of programs such as disk-re-
covery utilities, games, fonts and

virus protection programs, can be
accessed by users from around the
world via various computer net-
works.
Archive Administrator Fred
Swartz, ITD senior systems research
programmer, said although he does
not know exact user figures, he
knows the Archives are accessed at
least 2,000 times a day. However,
most of the users, he said, only ac-
cess the Archives once a month.
ITD's decision to cut funding
from the Archives is a direct result
of a recent $3.2 million reduction to
its General Fund budget, said
Kathleen McClatchey, an ITD
spokesperson.
Associate Director of Research
Systems Mike Clark, whose division
includes the Archives, said he real-
izes the Archives' value. "What
makes the Archives so special is that
there's a groun of about 15 archivists

'I'd be hard pressed to find other sites that
provide the same kind of service that the
Michigan archives do.'
- Charles Lloyd
software systems engineer

all around the world - most who
are at the University - who through
their efforts go through software
checking for viruses and making
sure it is useful.
The decision to stop funding the
Archives, Clark said, was based on
economics. He said the Archives
cost $85,000 in direct salary costs
for Swartz and two part-time
archivists, and an estimated $6,000
to $10,000 in operating expenses.
ITD wants to move the Archives
to another outside computer system,
thereby saving the resource and

dumping off its costs, Clark said. "Is
a basic Archive system more impor-
tant than a basic service like E-mail?
Sure there's prestige, but if we can
find someone else who can provide
it, it seems to me, in the balance
we've one, reduced our costs, and
two, we've preserved use for the
University," he said.
However, users of the service say
ITD is foolishly ending support for a
useful function that costs relatively
little, brings prestige to the
University, and provides service to
thousands of people. And they say

ITD is going ahead with its plans
without listening to user input.
Charles Lloyd - software sys-
tems engineer at General Electric
Medical Systems in Wisconsin -
wrote a support letter to ITD and
said in a recent interview he uses the
Archives to find up-to-date virus-
protection software, utility programs,
and games and fonts.
"I think its a very valuable ser-
vice. I'd be hard pressed to find
other sites that provide the same
kind of service that the Michigan
archives do," Lloyd said.
Aerospace engineering senior
Tom Harrold said he would have
liked to have had a chance to air his
views about the Archives decision.
"I was never offered a chance to
give my opinion. I think that what
bothers a lot of students is that they
don't get a chance to give their input

on stuff like that."
Clark said user input was not
heavily considered in the most recent
batch of cuts because of time
limitations.
ITD is currently working to facil-
itate more dialogue between its de-
partment and the University com-
munity, Clark said.
Associate Professor of
Linguistics John Lawler, who has
been using the Archives to build a
collection of programs useful in his
field, said he thinks ITD is looking
more closely at itself than at the
users and their needs.
Clark, Swartz and some of the
archivists said they are actively
searching for an organization to take
the Archives. All those interviewed
said they wanted a site that could be
as easily accessed as the
University's site.

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