Services

­­Services Offered

Video system:

The Media Center has computer stations for accessing BYU’s Campus Television (cable) system and 15 channels within the Media Center for scheduled or on demand programming of Media Center materials.

Suggest Streaming Media:

BYUGLE offers streaming videos to current faculty, staff and students that are on campus. Please recommend additional media you would like us to stream from BYUgle. Access  BYUgle through this link. https://byugle.lib.byu.edu/byugle/error.php?err=107

Viewing rooms:

Room 4824 is a state of the art HD Viewing Room that can be reserved by faculty, students and staff.  The room has 43 auditorium seats, an HD projector, sound surround and a Blu-ray player.  The room does not have a computer, but does have VGA or HDMI cables for your use.  Please note, if bringing a Mac laptop to hook to the system, the room is not equipped with different Mac adapters necessary to hook up your device.  Please bring your own adapter.

There are also three small viewing rooms, where to 5-8 patrons can view video in a small group setting.

An Open Viewing Room is available with 8 comfortable chairs, a large screen TV and wireless headphones that can be checked out at the Media Center desk. To sign up for this or the HD or small viewing rooms online go to http://mediaviewrooms.lib.byu.edu/

Please observe the NO FOOD rule when using Media Center computers, the Multimedia Lab, viewing stations or viewing rooms.

IPTV: the new way to view broadcasted materials in the MC.

  1. To access IPTV you must use one of our TV stations and check out an Amino remote from the Media Center Desk.
  1. Turn on the TV and make sure it is on HDMI 2.
  1. Turn on the amino TV box by pressing the red power button at the top of the remote. If there is a red light the box is on.
  1. The Media Center desk attendant will tell you which channel your material can be viewed on. The Media Center broadcasts on channels 601-615.
  1. To change the channel press “guide” on the remote, select the channel, press “ok,” then press “X” to exit the guide and see the channel.
  1. The material you are viewing may be in use by multiple students, so there is no way to surf chapters or access the DVD menu through IPTV. Please ask a Media Center desk attendant for help with specific viewing needs.

If the material you are expecting is not playing, or if you have any other questions, please ask the Media Center desk attendants—they would love to help!

Multimedia Lab:

The Multimedia Lab has a Mac lab with software for video editing and graphic art projects. It is available to students from any major for class or personal projects. Computers can be reserved for up to 5 hours per day. Basic classes in the software used in the lab are scheduled each semester and are listed on the Library Home Page under Upcoming Events or at this link https://mmlab.lib.byu.edu/mmlab/.  Also, Faculty can request special software classes to assist class members with skills needed to complete specific class assignments. To arrange a class, call Cyndee Frazier at 801-422-9192.

A Multimedia Consultant is available to answer questions and to assist in checking out or reserving the video cameras, SLRs, tripods, lights, microphones, digital voice recorders and other equipment available. For information about the lab and its services, equipment and software go to https://mmlab.lib.byu.edu/mmlab/  To speak directly with someone in the Multimedia Lab or to reserve equipment call 801-422 5627.

The Multimedia Lab is open 7am – 11:45pm M-F and 8am – 11:45 Saturdays during each semester. The Equipment Room is open from 8am – 6pm M-F. It is closed during devotionals on Tuesdays from 11am – noon and on Thursdays 11am – noon for employee training. (The library has special hours between semesters which can be viewed at http://lib.byu.edu/about/hours/exceptions/ ).

Sound Booth:

The Media Center has a sound booth (4828) that can be reserved for up to 5 hours a day.  To reserve this room go to http://mediaviewrooms.lib.byu.edu/

Production Studio:

The Media Center now has a studio for student, faculty or staff use to record video or shoot photos. We have all the lighting, backgrounds and cameras in place and ready to use. We also provide some assistance to help so even those not very familiar with lighting or cameras can usually get a higher quality end product than just filming anywhere with their phone. It can be scheduled for two hour blocks online at https://mediaviewrooms.lib.byu.edu/

AV Dubbing Racks:

Available on a first come first serve basis is an AV dubbing rack.  This rack provides a way to change media formats from VHS—>DVD.  Patrons are required to bring their own DVD-R’s and follow the directions on the racks for the process they need.  Detailed instructions are provided and help with questions in available in the Multimedia Lab nearby.  Patrons using this equipment are reminded that Copyright Laws are to be obeyed when using any equipment in the Media Center.

Computers:

The Media Center contains Mac and PC computers for student use and a B&W print station.

Reserve Materials

Faculty may put media materials (their own or the Media Center’s) on reserve for out-of-class use. Contact the Media Center secretary, 422-4581.

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Circulation Policies

The Media Center has special loan periods that are not the same as materials checked out from Circulation. Media Center materials must be returned to the Media Center, not to the Library Security Desk. Teacher’s Assistants may check out items for teacher if they have a Proxy Card. Proxy Card applications can be obtained at the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the HBLL.

Undergraduates may check out up to 3 items, faculty, staff and graduates may check out up to 10 items.

Videos and DVD’s and Reserve

Our collection of videos contains thousands of items, faculty, staff/admin check out period is 2 weeks. Students can check these items out for 7 days.

Compact Discs (CDs):

Books on CD and CD-roms are checked out for 3 weeks to students, faculty and staff/admin. Reserve CD’s circulate for 3 days.

Last Modified: January 26, 2017

Check-out Periods

Students: Audiobooks can be checked out for three weeks; DVDs can be checked out for seven days.

Faculty: Audiobooks can be checked out for three weeks; DVDs can be checked out for two weeks.

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