Media & Technology Services

The Media & Technology Services office for the Northwest Building is located on the basement level, room B111.  The office is open Mon.-Thurs. 8a-10p and Fri. 8a-5p during the fall and spring semesters, and M-F 8a-5p during the summer semester.  Weekend and summer evening AV requests are serviced by the main MTS office located in the Science Center.  MTS provides the following services:  computer and video projection, laptop rental (for FAS classes only; limited supply), audio and video recording, tele and videoconferencing, and live sound system reinforcement.  The MTS technicians are also available to provide training on any of the installed audio visual equipment in the building.  Per policy directed by the FAS Administration, equipment and labor is provided free of charge exclusively to FAS courses or course related activities that are restricted to the members of the course.  AV services for other events will incur equipment and labor charges. 

To request AV support for a class or event, or to schedule an equipment training session, please contact the office supervisor, Andrew Gallagher, at 495-5775 or send an email to nwmedia@fas.harvard.edu.

For information on Learning Spaces,  Classroom Software, and Technology Standards for FAS Classrooms visit MTS's Classroom Details site.

For information about FAS learning spaces, their physical features, media capabilities, and contracts, visit the IMS RoomBook Knowledge-base.

 

Videoconferencing

Media & Technology Services is responsible for videoconference equipment operation.  Point-to-point connection to remote locations is made with an IP (internet) connection.  Dual stream video and computer image transmit and receive capabilities exists in all rooms.  There is no charge to FAS classes requiring videoconference support.  All other groups and events requesting videoconference services will incur equipment and labor charges.  All room requests must be made through building scheduling.  MTS requires at least 10 days notice for all requests.  To request videoconference equipment and technician services, please contact Carla Nolin, in the Media & Technology Services main office, at 495-9460 or send an email to nolin@fas.harvard.edu.