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Audio Visual & Media Services


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. Web cams are also available at the circulation desk.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices (ALD) may be used in the auditorium (rooms 204 and 205) and in 213 and 307 in conjunction with the sound system. Headphones, receivers, and teleloops are made available by contacting Media Services.

Columbus Community Television (CCTV)

Broadcast television, a variety of premium channels, and programming available via the law school satellite downlink are available on CCTV. This cable system distributes programming throughout the building. CCTV includes the digital signage system which carries special notices, cancellations, 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.


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 is available for lecture capture in 208, 213, 303, and 307. Lectures recorded using Panopto are posted on the professor's TWEN page.

Media Services Staff

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.

Media Services Staff

Greg Stack
Director of Media Services

David Luce
Audiovisual Coordinator

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