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...

iMovie Basics

After recording a video in the Video Booth, you will most likely need to edit it to get the final product that you are envisioning.  The Media Lab has two powerful computers that make video editing easy! Right across the hall from the video booth, our editing room...

5 Tips for Clean Audio while Recording Video

It’s important to understand that a video has two components: picture and sound.  Both need to be considered when recording, and flaws in either component can be extremely distracting for the viewer.  One of the biggest mistakes amateur filmmakers commit is...