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FAQs for media

Can I borrow a calculator?

Yes! The Library circulates Texas Instrument TI-83 Graphic Calculators. The calculators are available on a first come, first served basis at the Media Services Desk in the Library. The calculators may be borrowed for seven days.

Can I request laptops for my class?

Yes! Media Services has a Portable Laptop Wireless Classroom, which is available for use in the E and M buildings. The portable classroom is made up of 30 laptop computers plus one instructor presentation system (multimedia projector and wireless printer). The form to request it is here:

Can I request or reserve a group study room?

Yes! The form to request is here:

Can I request the Library purchase a book or video?

Our book request form is here:

Our video request form is here:

Can I take out something from the Media Desk?


Audio-cassettes: Loan period is one week.
Compact discs: do not circulate.
Films and filmstrips: do not circulate.
Laserdiscs: do not circulate.
Slide sets: do not circulate.
Sound recordings: Loan period is one week.
Videorecordings: do not circulate.
CD-ROMs accompanying books are kept in Media Services and may be used only in the Media Lab.
All audio-visual materials may be viewed or listened to in the Media Lab on walk-in basis or by appointment and may be reserved by faculty for classroom use upon written request.

Do you have CDs?

Yes! You can search the Media department's music collection via the CUNY+ catalog.

Do you have videos here?

Yes! You can search the Media department's video holdings via the catalog. You can stream media from on-campus from via our streaming server.We also have quite a few video collections on our database page.

Do you offer a taping service?

Yes! Details and guidelines can be found here:

How can I request media equipment, like 3D printers, projectors and DVD players, to use in my class?

You can use this form .

See also: faculty borrow taping calculators group study student portable laptops CDs liaison purchase media equipment videos