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Classroom Technology & Media Services

Temporary Change in Policies & Procedures

Please note that the policies and procedures described in this guide may be impacted by how the Law Library is responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Additionally, access to certain services and resources may be restricted. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Equipment

Audio Recording

Digital voice recorders may be checked out at the circulation desk. Media Services and the Circulation Department will make the audio files web accessible through the Law Library Class Recordings List (see "Class Recordings" tab in this guide), or faculty may publish the links to the files as they wish. This service supports students recording for their classmates. A faculty member may choose not to participate in this method of recording and distribution at any time.

Video Recording

Digital video cameras, integrated room systems or laptops are used to video capture lectures, review sessions, moot court arguments, simulations, etc.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices (ALD) are available for use in classrooms. 

Columbus Community Television (CCTV)

This cable system distributes programming throughout the building. CCTV includes the digital signage system which carries special notices, cancelations, and classroom change updates.

Interview and Simulation Rooms

There are several rooms available for laptop based video recording. The Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) controls rooms located within the Interview and Simulation Suite except for room 159 which is controlled by Columbus Community Legal Services, telephone (202) 319-6788. OCPD is located in room 163, telephone (202) 319-5132. Conference room video recording is supported in the Judge and Jury rooms. Please contact Student Life and Special Events at (202)319-6126 to schedule Judge and Jury rooms.

Courtroom Videotaping

The Slowinski and the Haislip & Yewell Courtrooms are supported as needed with equipment made available through Media Services. Slowinski Courtroom has an integrated presentation and recording system. Haislip & Yewell is supported with portable equipment.

Videoconferencing

Media Services supports internet based videoconferencing and the use of web cams. Several rooms, which vary in size, can be used to facilitate a conference of this type.

Presentation Classrooms

Classrooms 204, 205, 208, 211, 213, 217, 220, 303, 305, 307, 311, 312D, and 313 have integrated presentation systems. Flat panels, LCD projectors and electric screens facilitate large screen projection of data and video. Computers and other media devices support a variety of audiovisual requirements. Panopto lecture capture is available in classrooms. Lectures recorded using Panopto are posted on the professor's TWEN page.

Contact Information

The Media Services Department is located in room 235D of the Reference Room and in 224B (located in the circulation department). Reservations are required for most equipment and services. Email the general email address below for reservations.

Media Services Staff

Greg Stack
Director of Media Services
202-319-6254
stack@law.edu

David Luce
Audiovisual Coordinator
202-319-6294
luce@law.edu

Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library / 3600 John McCormack Road N.E., Washington, DC 20064 / 202-319-5155