Year in Review (2017)

The first full year at the Media Lab is complete, and we’re excited to share what it has accomplished. If you’ve visited the Media Lab in Moody Library, you likely know how busy the spaces are, but it’s not clear at-a-glance the scope of how...

Street View Tour

Walk through our space from the comfort of your own office. We now have Google Street View maps of the Media Lab and the Study Commons. The Video Booth is to the left, and both Audio Booths, the consultation room and A/V loaner equipment are to the right. Behind the...

What is a library?

Last night, I met with the Library & ITS student advisory group to introduce our Media Lab. “Why do Libraries and IT have a joint advisory group?” I asked. We talked about the origin story of libraries and made some connections to libraries of today....

Media Lab Concept

If you’ve been through the Moody Library Study Commons this semester, you probably noticed new signage for the Media Lab. TechPoint was generously offered a gift from the Shumacher Foundation and four office spaces to create new digital media lab spaces for the...

Lightboards @ BU

Visit lightboard.info and you’ll read: “The Lightboard is a glass chalkboard pumped full of light.  It’s for recording video lecture topics.  You face toward your viewers, and your writing glows in front of you.” Lightboards are a teaching tool particularly...