The Jones Media Center supports the instruction and research needs of Dartmouth’s faculty, students, staff and alumni by providing facilities, collections and expertise for researching, viewing and producing a wide range of media.
The Jones Media Center provides equipment and expertise for producing video for classroom and extracurricular projects. Digital cameras, camcorders and audio recorders are available for loan. Multimedia stations are available for editing audio and video, scanning and manipulating images, and creating presentations. Workshops offered during the term provide instruction on multimedia hardware and software available in the Jones Center.
The Center's media collection comprises more than 15,000 DVDs and 5,500 videotapes, as well as audiotapes, CDs, and CD-ROMs. Subjects range from the American Film Institute's Top 100 movies of all time and popular television series, to foreign language films and videotapes of public lectures, Commencement, Convocation and other Dartmouth events. Individual stations and a conference room are available for viewing videos in variety of formats, including HD.
The microformat collection comprises more than 400,000 items in a variety of formats. Holdings include newspapers, periodicals, government documents, and personal papers and collections. Equipment includes reader/printers that enable users to scan, print or email documents.
The Digital Media Lab has equipment and support for digitizing and editing audio, video and images. This facility is also equipped to provide for repair, duplication, transfer, conversion and preservation of media materials in most popular audio and video formats.
Last Updated: 5/20/14