Scholarly Communication

Creative scientists, show NPR what you've got!

National Public Radio is inviting listeners to use your creativity to express your feelings about science!  You describe a scientific phenomenon in video, and if your video is selected, NPR will feature it on their YouTube site. The project is called WonderScope, and is designed to get radio listeners involved in a communicating about science using web-based multimedia.  Here’s how it works: 1. NPR gives you a topic and a length. For example, the first topic is time, the length is 30 seconds to 3 minutes. 2. Sign in to YouTube and upload your video …and get ready for the Academy Awards!

Recording Studios open for business at the DMDS

The Digital Media Design Studio (DMDS) has two recording studios available for student use. Based on your equipment needs, you may be required to book an appointment with a DMDS staff person while using the audio and video recording studios. Studio Guidelines 1. No food or beverages are allowed in the studios. 2. All users of the studios must have a current NU ID. Audio Recording Studio- Room 208 The soundproof studio seats up to five people comfortably. Software includes GarageBand and Logic Pro. Hardware includes a MacPro, a 4-channel Mackie mixing board, an Oxygen 8 USB midi keyboard, and a condenser microphone. Video Recording Studio- Room 210 The soundproof studio accommodates individuals and small groups. A green screen is mounted on the wall. A professional quality three-point lighting kit is also available for use by appointment only, in the DMDS. The Video Recording Studio can be used simultaneously with the Audio Studio, depending on your production needs. Copyright and appropriate use Use of the DMDS is governed by NU’s appropriate use policy and by copyright law. For more information consult this link: http://www.lib.neu.edu/about_us/digital_media/