210 SL, Level 2, Snell Library
Audio, Video and Media Creation Studios Hours
Spring Break, March 5-11th
Schedule studio time in advance to work on your projects on NUSSO.
Faculty: Call for Proposals: For Spring 2017 classes, use the DMC Recording Studio Instruction Proposal Form to request collaborative instruction with Studios staff for projects you will be assigning. Refer to this guide, Multimedia Resources for Research and Content Creation, for background information.
Student Project Support and One-on-One Consultations
Studios staff will assist you with media projects and teach you skills such as how to use a DSLR camera, create a podcast, or use a wide range of media equipment and software. Before you book a recording space on NUSSO, feel free to submit a project form and we will schedule time with you.
Faculty Project Support
Explore recordings created in the Studios and contact t.bary [at] northeastern.edu (Thomas Bary) if you would like to place your project on this Digital Repository site.
Audio Recording Studio 209 SL
For recording of narration and music. Users must bring their own portable drives to save their work.
Studio time may be requested through NUSSO. Staff will follow up to confirm your reservation and help with set-up or training. First time users must complete studio orientation and skills assessment form.
- Speakers, microphone, monitors and more.
- Crush E3 Series Drum Set
- Yamaha Keyboard
- Fender Classic Player Jaguar Special 6 string guitar
- Fender Standard Precision 4 string Electric Bass Guitar
Control Room 208 SL
For recording, tracking and mixing audio sources to create an audio master.
Equipment for Audio
- AVID C|24 control surface, which provides control of Pro Tools| HD mixing, recording, and editing. Mac Pro Computer.
- Software: Pro Tools HD
Equipment for Video
- HD digital video switcher
- Big Knob studio command system
- Mac Pro with Black Magic Media Express for video capturing, and Final Cut Pro X for video editing.
- Leprecon LDC-4AV lighting board
- Zed 420 audio board
Video Recording Studio 207 SL
For recording interviews, presentations, or performances. Space may also be used for still photography. Orientation and training for use of this studio is required before first use.
- Green screen
- Leprecon professional lighting board and Barbizon lighting grid
- 4 TV-quality Panasonic camcorders
- Canon EOS Mark III 5D Cameras
- Allen & Heath 16 channel mixer
Studio time may be requested through NUSSO. Staff will follow up to confirm your reservation and help with set-up or training.
Media Creation Studios A & B (202 and 203 SL)
For basic audio and video recording, post-production and other learning object creation. Users must bring their own portable drives to save their work. Studio time may be requested through NUSSO. Staff will follow up to confirm your reservation and help with set-up or training. Faculty requesting assistance with the creation of online content or are creating flipped classroom techniques into their on-ground courses should contact Academic Technology Services, ats [at] neu.edu.
Each room has a Dell and iMac with a full suite of applications, as well as, Audacity, Camtasia, Presenter, Captivate, Story Line, Soft Chalk and Tegrity.
Oral History Projects
Faculty: to request support for an Oral History project using audio and/or video for your class, contact Debra Mandel. You will find this Oral History Toolkit a valuable resource to support such projects.
Faculty Production Assistance
Faculty who need support for high end video production and editing should submit a request with Academic Technology Services.
Reformatting Audio and Video
If there is a VHS tape in Snell Library's collection that you need transferred to DVD for preservation and playback purposes, contact the Studios at 617-373-2465. If faculty would like assistance reformatting media from their own collection, please contact Academic Technology Services.
For questions or comments about using the DMC Recording Studios, write to us:dmcstudios [at] northeastern.libanswers.com or call 617-373-2465
Jobs for Students
The Studios hires students and co-ops (one co-op for six month slots) to provide valuable customer support and audio/video production and engineering assistance. Jobs are posted each semester. Discuss the co-op position with your advisor.