Instructional Media Services

www.fas.harvard.edu/~ims

Robert G. Doyle, Associate Dean, rdoyle@fas.harvard.edu, 617-495-0757/0811
Amy Thompson, Manager of Media & Technology Services, athomps@fas.harvard.edu, 617-496-9460
Anthony Di Bartolo, Manager of Media Production Center, dibartol@fas.harvard.edu, 617-495-9440

The two divisions of the department of Instructional Media Services provide instructional media resources for graduate and undergraduate course instruction within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. IMS also provides event services for student groups, rents multimedia equipment to students, and provides some production services.

Media and Technology Services (MTS)

Mon.–Fri., 8 am–5 pm (A technician is on call until 10 pm, Mon.–Thu., during the academic year.)
Main Office: Science Center Room B02, 617-495-9460
To request equipment only, email mtsequip@fas.harvard.edu (Service for all FAS buildings except CGIS, Science Center, and Sever)

CGIS Office
CGIS South Building Room S053, 617-495-9807
Email: mtscgis@fas.harvard.edu (Service for the CGIS buildings)

Sever Hall Office
Sever Hall Room 301, 617-495-9470
To request equipment for use in Sever Hall, email sevequip@fas.harvard.edu (Service for Sever Hall and the Extension and Summer Schools)

Northwest Building Office: Northwest Building Room 301, 617-495-5775
Email: nwmedia@fas.harvard.edu (Service for the Northwest Building)

MTS provides data, film, overhead, slide, and video projection; classroom computers; audio recording; sound reinforcement systems; video recording/editing; video conferencing; coordination of film, DVD, and videotape rentals for FAS courses; assistive listening systems; and a reservable screening room. Please call MTS a minimum of two weeks in advance to arrange for services. Some of our services include technician assistance, equipment rental, and testing specific non-standard software or non-commercially produced CDs or DVDs for compatibility with our computer equipment or players. Training or MTS technicians’ assistance will be required for certain types of equipment. Instructors are also free to request MTS assistance with any equipment for one, several, or all of a course’s class meetings. Please note that fees will be charged for after-hours, weekend, or holiday assistance and for non-course instruction requests. Classrooms must be reserved through the FAS Classrooms Office or the appropriate departments. MTS does not reserve or schedule classrooms. Information on permanently installed classroom equipment and photographs of classrooms can be found on the IMS website. MTS supports FAS and the Extension and Summer Schools. The MTS Main Office supports classes and events that take place in FAS buildings except for the CGIS buildings, Northwest Building, the Science Center, and Sever Hall. The MTS CGIS Office supports classes and events that take place in the Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) buildings. The MTS Sever Hall Office supports classes and events that take place in Sever Hall and the Extension School. The MTS Northwest Building Office supports classes and events that take place in the Northwest Building.

For assistance with classes or events in the Science Center, please contact Science Center Lecture Multimedia Services located in Science Center Room B-01 (617-495-5357).

accessWheelchair accessible; all sites

Media Production Center (MPC)

Mon.–Fri., 9 am–5 pm
Rosovsky Hall (rear), 59 Plympton St.
617-495-9440
Email: ims_mpc@fas.harvard.edu

The MPC provides audio and video production and duplication services. Audio services include recording and preparation for CD, CD-ROM, and web delivery of audio content. Recordings can be made in our MPC studio or on location. Video services include DVD authoring, international standards conversion, and basic editing. Videoconferencing facilities are also available. CD, DVD, cassette tape, and VHS duplication are available with graphics and packaging. Please inquire about additional technical services available.

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