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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Lab Software:

List of software on lab computers - All labs use Full App machines.

One-Button Studio E118:

E118 Presentation Room

Location: Room E118 (1st floor, East Wing)
Seats: 10
Check in: Circulation Desk

 

E118 is a One Button Studio. You can record yourself or presentations and save them to a flash drive. You can still use the room even if you're not interested in using this technology. Learn more about the one-button studio, or watch a brief tutorial.

 

Reserve a LabOne Button Studio Guide (pdf)

 

Smartboard Labs W101B and W101C:

W101B&C Labs

Location: Rooms W101B and W101C (1st floor, West Wing)
Seats: 6
Check in: Circulation Desk

 

Use the Interactive Smart Board and computer to enhance group work and collaborative efforts. Connect PC or Mac laptops to display on the screen by installing a driver on your laptop. The computer will play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs and will project them onto the Smart Board.

Reserve a LabRoom W101B Manual (pdf) ∗  Room W101C Manual (pdf)

 

Mediascape Lab W220:

Mediascape lab showing two computer screens on wall

Location: Room W220 (2nd floor, West Wing)
Seats: 5
Check in: copy center/Reserves Desk, 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 a 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 a 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 W426F (4th floor, West Wing)
Seats: 6
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk

 

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 a 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

 

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 a LabSmartboard Lab (Room W426G) Manual (pdf)

 

A/V Lab W426F:

Media Lab room W426H

Location: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center, Room W426H (4th Floor, West Wing)
Seats: 8
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk

 

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 a LabA/V Lab (Room W426F) Manual (pdf)

 

A/V Lab W426D:

DMC Lab room W426J

Location: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center, Room W426J (4th Floor, West Wing)
Seats: 6
Check in: Gerald M Kline Digital and Multimedia Center Desk

 

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 a LabA/V Lab (Room W426D) Manual (pdf)