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.

Presentation Lab E118:

E118 Presentation Room

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

 

Have a Speech or Presentation to give? Practice and Video and Audio Record Speeches and Presentations. Playback in the room or take the DVD with you.

Use the Interactive Smart Board and computer to enhance group work and collaborative efforts.

Reserve a LabPresentation Lab (Room E118) Manual (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 W217:

Mediascape lab showing two computer screens on wall

Location: Room W217 (2nd floor, West Wing)
Seats: 5
Check in: Copy Center/Reserves Desk, 2-West

 

This Lab has one PC computer connected to two 32” monitors. Up to five laptop computers may be connected also, with any two computers displaying onto the two monitors. Laptops must be able to connect to either a VGA or an HDMI port. A VGA convertor for Mac laptops is available for checkout upon request.  This room is also equipped with a markerboard.

Reserve a LabMediascape Lab W217 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 W426F:

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

 

Do your group work in a comfortable room with a white board that can save your work, print your work, or save it to the web. The room also includes a Mac computer with all the computer lab software on it.

Reserve a LabSmartboard Lab W426F 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 an interactive Smart Board to project your work from the computer screen or from your laptop. A webcam is available for checkout.  The computer will play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs and will project them onto the Smart Board. VHS playback available upon request.

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

 

A/V Lab W426H:

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

 

This room is equipped with both a PC and a Mac Mini. Laptops also may connect to the 50" plasma screen to display your project. A webcam is available for checkout.  The computer will play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs and will project them onto the Smart Board. VHS playback available upon request.  Access to a Professional Level license to Zoom videoconferencing (see room manual).

Reserve a LabSmartboard Lab (Room W426H) Manual (pdf)

 

A/V Lab W426J:

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

 

This room is equipped with both a PC and a Mac Mini. Laptops also may connect to the 50" plasma screen to display your project. A webcam is available for checkout.  The computer will play DVDs and Blu-Ray discs and will project them onto the Smart Board. VHS playback available upon request.

Reserve a LabSmartboard Lab (Room W426J) Manual (pdf)