Referencing SHARCNET

In promotional material, press releases, etc., SHARCNET should be referenced in one of the following ways:

"SHARCNET ( is a consortium of 18 colleges, universities and research institutes operating a network of high-performance computer clusters across south western, central and northern Ontario."

"INSTITUTION X is a member of SHARCNET (, a consortium of 18 universities and colleges operating a network of high-performance compute clusters in south western, central and northern Ontario."

The SHARCNET institutional partners are Brock University, Conestoga College, Fanshawe College, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, McMaster University, Nipissing University, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Trent University, University of Guelph, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Waterloo, University of Western Ontario, University of Windsor, Wilfrid Laurier University and York University.

SHARCNET is funded and supported by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Government of Ontario, the Optical Regional Advanced Network of Ontario, Hewlett Packard Canada, Platform Computing, Bell Canada, Nortel Networks, Quadrics Supercomputing World and Silicon Graphics Inc.

Also see the official SHARCNET Logos.

All public releases referencing SHARCNET must be approved by SHARCNET. Please submit c/o Barb Autterson, Administrative Assistant, SHARCNET Head Office,, or telephone (519) 661-4000.