TLMC Multimedia Services
Technology Learning and Media Center (TLMC)
Explore the world of digital media! The TLMC has multimedia hardware and software available for use on a walk-in or by-reservation basis. Student learning assistants are on duty during open lab hours.
Peruse the links below to learn about TLMC services, software and hardware, procedures, and guidelines for using multimedia resources.
For more information contact: Sheree Kornkven, IACC 150C, 231-5130.
Equipment Available for Checkout
Equipment is available for checkout at the ITS Help Desk in IACC 150A. Equipment may be checked out for 24 hours and it is first-come first-serve, so reservations are suggested. Some of the equipment available for checkout is listed below:
- Analog Camcorders
- Digital Camcorders
- Digital Cameras
- Document Cameras
- Multimedia Carts
- Desktop Speakers
- Remote Mice
- Zip Drives
When you pick up your camera at the Help Desk, be sure to check that the batteries are charged. For more information about equipment checkout, please see the Help Desk Equipment Checkout page.
In order to use the cameras available for checkout from the Help Desk, you will need to purchase your own media for recording and burning video. You will need the following media based on the type of camera you will be using:
- for Digital Video cameras: mini DV tapes
- for Analog Video cameras: VHS-C tapes
- for burning files onto a DVD: blank DVD-R discs
These may be available for purchase at the NDSU Bookstore, as well as in the vending machine located on first floor of the IACC.
Video Shooting Tips
The following tutorials (linked to with permission) are part of a Web site sponsored by Knight New Media Center, which is a partnership of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and the USC Annenberg School for Communication.
iMovie is user-friendly video editing program that comes with the Appple (Macintosh) computers.The following tutorials are part of a Web site sponsored by Knight New Media Center, which is a partnership of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and the USC Annenberg School for Communication.
Windows Movie Maker Tutorials
Windows Movie Maker is a user friendly video creating/editing program bundled with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Here is a series of Windows Movie Maker Tutorials designed with the absolute beginner in mind. This series will show you the basics of how to use Windows Movie Maker and take you through all the steps to make your first Movie Maker presentation.
Exporting Video for the Web
Nowadays, broadband connections are widespread amongst the internet. Finally, video can be effectively added to Web site. But which player and video codec to go for? And how to get your video out there? This following Web site features some tips and tricks for compressing and delivering video to the web.