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Multimedia and Specialized Media Services

Service Overview

Service Name

Multimedia and Specialized Media Services

Service Description

The Technology Learning & Media Center (TLMC) staff members (primarily student employees) assist students, faculty, and staff with multimedia projects. General multimedia services include video/audio capturing, editing, and conversion. A large format scanner for scanning documents 17 inches long, a slide scanner with a batch attachment, and standard scanners are available in the lab.  A VCR for converting PALS VHS tapes to NTSC format is also available. In addition to public computer cluster software, Macintosh and Windows computers provide access to special software, including Final Cut Pro Studio, Sony Vegas Movie Studio, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Nero Ultra Edition. These services are available on a walk-in basis at the TLMC lab in IACC 150C.

Specialized media services are available by appointment. Specialized media services include the use of a video recording studio (IACC 150G), equipped with lighting, cameras, tripods, microphones, props, and other equipment. Green screen technology is available. An audio recording studio is located in IACC 150F and is set up with microphones, a voice processor, and a channel mixer. The audio recording studio accommodates a Windows computer with a webcam and special software, including Camtasia Studio and Adobe Captivate, two screen recorder software products.


Sheree Kornkven, TLMC Manager<//span>


Luke Prather, Instructional Services Consultant



Service Summary

Scope of Service

Use of the TLMC lab is limited to NDSU students, faculty, staff, and affiliates. IT staff will assist with special media projects as resources permit.

Service Prerequisite or Dependence

Work associated with the academic mission of the university takes precedence over other projects.

Service Availability

Walk-in services are available daily year-round, when the university is open. Hours are posted on the TLMC Web site:

Service Location

The TLMC is located in IACC 150C. The media studio is located in IACC 150F and 150G.

Operational Reliability

Services are reliable, but depend upon the availability of funds, staff resources, and technical support for software and hardware.

Escalation Process

Contact Nancy Lilleberg, Manager of Instructional Services, 231-7140,, if concerns occur.

Performance Metrics (Measures of Service)

TLMC staff will prepare a report of multimedia and special media services activity annually and by request otherwise.

Scheduled Maintenance

As needed to upgrade hardware and software.

Reporting Levels

The TLMC manager reports to the Instructional Services Manager. Student employees report to the TLMC manager.

Supporting Infrastructure

The ITS Classroom Technology group provides technical support for hardware and software installation and maintenance.

Communication Plan

Information about these services is posted on the TLMC Web site: Other communication methods include posters, a fact sheet, and a bookmark.

Client Responsibilities

Clients are responsible for abiding by TLMC guidelines and following established procedures.

These guidelines include adhering to Federal copyright laws that protect the creative work of artists, musicians, writers, and photographers. Information about Fair Use and the Teach Act is available in the lab.

Clients are allowed to store multimedia project files on TLMC hard drives; however, clients are responsible for backing up their files to optical media, a networked storage device, or a portable hard drive. The TLMC is not responsible for lost customer files on TLMC lab computers.  


Applicable NDUS Policies

1901.2 Computer and Network Usage

Getting Help

Requests for Service

Campus contacts will contact Sheree Kornkven with questions or suggestions. (See Contacts, above.)

Support Process

For walk-in assistance, the TLMC student employees typically provide the first level of support. For special media projects, the TLMC manager or another Instructional Services full-time employee will provide the next level of support.

Date Last Modified and Author

2009-30-12 SLKornkven

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:11:04 AM