Available Workspace

Training and Presentation Rooms

Discovery Lab | Snell Library 138A

The Discovery Lab’s flexible design gives students, faculty, colleagues and guest speakers the opportunity to present and display their work in many formats and configurations. The room contains six Mac computers and a Solstice wireless collaboration pod for wireless screen sharing. Interdisciplinary programming is highly encouraged; The location behind Argo tea provides foot traffic by the space, so it is also available for theme-based exhibits that may interest those passing by the space during open hours.

Computer Training Room | Snell Library 140

The Training Room is available for booking special training or teaching events that require a computer lab setting. The room contains 20 Windows computers and an instructor computer in the front of the room. There is also a Solstice wireless connection pod in the classroom so that students can share their screens to the front of the room for workshopping or troubleshooting their work.

Campus Studio Space

Media Creation Suites

The library and ITS maintain SL 202 (Media Creation Studio A) and SL 203 (Media Creation Studio B), which can be reserved by faculty who need a quiet space to work on digital media projects such as Storyline, video, or audio projects. These rooms each contain one Windows computer and one Mac computer and they may be reserved through NUSSO. These computers use a standard lab image supplemented with additional learning module creation software such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate and Camtasia.

Video and Audio Recording Studios

The library also maintains a video recording studio with green screen capability and an audio recording studio. These rooms may be reserved through NUSSO.

Digital Scholarship Commons Space

The Digital Scholarship Commons is a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment where faculty and doctoral students engaged in research and instruction consult with experts and colleagues to advance their academic projects and share best practices in the use of technology and information resources.

  • DSC Workstations can be reserved for up to two hours at a time.
  • Faculty can reserve DSC Workstations in NUSSO through the library’s registration page.
  • Step by step instructions on reserving a room in NUSSO.
  • Graduate and doctoral students should contact dsc@neu.edu to reserve Workspaces
  • View a complete list of DSC workspace software for Windows or Mac

Small Group Collaboration Spaces

In the group collaboration spaces, researchers can work in small groups with peers and Commons staff and plug into large touchscreen monitors. The monitors are equipped with both VGA and HDMI inputs. Each space can seat three to four people comfortably.

Independent Study and Exploration Workstations

Independent study and exploration stations each offer a PC and a Macintosh workstation with large monitors. Each station is capable of comfortably accommodating two people when working in collaboration. In addition to independent research and work, these workstations are designated for intensive one-on-one work involving faculty and doctoral students and technical specialists from the participating groups.

Media Lounge

The Media Lounge is a semi-enclosed presentation space with data projection and a wall monitor. The space can accommodate eight to ten people. The monitor is touch capable and is equipped with both VGA and HDMI inputs for guest computers and is also connected to a resident PC and a Mac. This space is perfect for project meetings or small presentations.

 Seminar Space

The seminar space seats twenty and is appropriate for group training or larger collaborative sessions.  Available by special request only. Please contact dsc@neu.edu for information or booking.