Michigan State University

Collaborative Technology Labs

Create, Design, Share in these high-tech, multimedia, group work spaces.

Visit our Reservation System and use your MSU NetID to reserve a room now.  Note: If your library account is blocked from checking out MSU Library material (by fines, bills, overdue recalls, etc.), that situation must be resolved before you may check into the room. Login and check your library account.

The Collaborative Technology Labs are intended to support student group projects assigned in MSU academic courses. Occupants may be asked to vacate the Lab if it is not being used for its intended purpose.

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Software Available:

List of software available on CTL computers.

Smartboard E102:

6 students using Smartboard Lab room E102

Location: Main Library, Room E102 (1st floor, East Wing)
Seats: 10
Check in: Patron Services Desk, 1-Center

 

Use the Interactive Smart Board and computer in E102 to enhance group work and collaborative efforts. The computer will play DVDs and will project them onto the Smart Board. E102 can seat up to 10 people.

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Mediascape Lab W220:

Mediascape lab showing two computer screens on wall

Location: Room W220 (2nd floor, West Wing)
Seats: 5
Check in: Hollander MakeCentral, 2-West

 

Use the two TV displays to enhance group work and collaborative efforts. Connect PC or Mac laptops to display on the screen by installing a driver on your laptop. 

Reserve This LabMediascape Lab W220 Manual (pdf)

 

Presentation Lab W308F:

Presentation to students in Lab W308F

Location: Room W308F (3rd floor, West Wing, inside the Map Library)
Seats: 18
Check in: Map Library Desk, 3-West

 

This large lab can seat up to 18 people. The movable tables can be arranged for meetings or like a classroom. It has one PC which can project onto a screen, plus hookups to project your laptop (Mac adapter available upon request). Use the Document Camera to project objects onto the screen. It also has a large markerboard.

Reserve This LabPresentation Lab W308F Manual (pdf)

 

Smartboard Lab W426H:

6 students using Marker Board Lab room W426F

Location: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center, Room W426H (4th floor, West Wing)
Seats: 6
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk, 4-West

 

Use the interactive SmartBoard to project your work from the in-room Windows and Mac computers, or wirelessly from your laptop/mobile device.  The Windows computer will also play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, and a USB HD camera is provided for videoconferencing.  VHS (NTSC or PAL) tape playback is available upon request.  

Reserve This LabSmartboard Lab W426H Manual (pdf)

 

Smartboard Lab W426G:

two students using Smartboard Lab room W426G

Location: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center, Room W426G (4th Floor, West Wing)
Seats: 6
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk, 4-West

 

Use the interactive SmartBoard to project your work from the in-room Windows and Mac computers, or wirelessly from your laptop/mobile device.  The Windows computer will also play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, and a USB HD camera is provided for videoconferencing.  VHS (NTSC or PAL) tape playback is available upon request.  

Reserve This LabSmartboard Lab (Room W426G) Manual (pdf)

 

A/V Lab W426F:

Media Lab room W426H

Location: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center, Room W426F (4th Floor, West Wing)
Seats: 8
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk, 4-West

 

These rooms are equipped with a Windows PC that includes a USB HD camera for videoconferencing.  Laptops can be connected to the 50" plasma screen over HDMI, or you can display any laptop or mobile device using the wireless display system.  A built-in electronic whiteboard with annotation overlay allows you to save your work to USB flash drive.  A separate Blu-Ray/DVD playback system is also provided.  

Reserve This LabA/V Lab (Room W426F) Manual (pdf)

 

A/V Lab W426D:

DMC Lab room W426J

Location: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center, Room W426D (4th Floor, West Wing)
Seats: 6
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk, 4-West

 

These rooms are equipped with a Windows PC that includes a USB HD camera for videoconferencing.  Laptops can be connected to the 50" plasma screen over HDMI, or you can display any laptop or mobile device using the wireless display system.  A built-in electronic whiteboard with annotation overlay allows you to save your work to USB flash drive.  A separate Blu-Ray/DVD playback system is also provided.  

Reserve This LabA/V Lab (Room W426D) Manual (pdf)