210 SL, Level 2, Snell Library
Hours for Audio, Video and Media Creation Studios
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Schedule studio time during these hours. Describe your project and support needs in advance on NUSSO. Staff will assist you. Creation and editing software is available on adjacent DMC workstations, which may also be booked on NUSSO. Online tutorials are available through Lynda.com.
Contact staff directly to get assistance in learning how to use our technology or to brainstorm about your project. Write to us:dmcstudios [at] northeastern.libanswers.com or call 617-373-2465
Faculty: 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.
Faculty who need support for high end video production and editing should submit a request with Academic Technology Services.
The library's Digital Repository Studios showcase features student audio and video recordings created in the Studios for class assignments or personal enrichment. Complete this form if you would like to place your project on this site. Contact t.bary [at] northeastern.edu (Thomas Bary) for more information.
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 and podcasting, 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.
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.
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.
For questions or comments about using the DMC Recording Studios, write to us:dmcstudios [at] northeastern.libanswers.com or call 617-373-2465