Media Services, and the important things they’re up to

Posted on: April 29, 2016 | By: Elizabeth Kirkhorn | Filed under: Technology@Elon, Instructional Technologies
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Jenn Grimmett sits at her desk, the heart of Elon’s Media Services office. It’s her third year in the position, and when asked about the evolution of Media Services, she has a lot to reflect on. “Have things changed in the running of Media Services year to year? Oh, yeah. Of course they have,” she says. …

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What speaker system is right for you?

Posted on: November 30, 2015 | By: Jenn Grimmett | Filed under: Technology@Elon
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Last month, we introduced new speakers to the Media Services inventory. Speaker systems are one of our most requested items because they have so many uses. They’re used in meetings, student organization events, faculty/staff events, and small band set ups, to name a few. Now that we have four options to choose from, we often get the question: which …

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What can Media Services checkout do for you?

Posted on: October 7, 2015 | By: Jenn Grimmett | Filed under: Technology@Elon

At Elon, we are lucky to have a resource on campus where community members can check out equipment to support a broad-spectrum of academic endeavors. And guess what? It’s free! I suspect that some of you may be familiar with our resources and checkout policies, but we have so many new faces joining our campus …

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New Media Services equipment: rent a camera or use your phone

Posted on: April 13, 2015 | By: Patrick Lathan | Filed under: Tech Tips
The Zoom iQ5 plugs in via your iDevice’s Lightning connector. Image via Zoom-na.com

Media Services has introduced a few new items to its inventory this year, with a focus on enabling students to get more functionality out of devices that they already own. As high-quality cameras have become common on devices like smartphones and laptops, there’s less need for separate camcorders and microphones. Of course, smartphone recordings aren’t …

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New cameras in Media Services gives community chance to experiment with video

Posted on: May 15, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Technology@Elon
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Recently, the Media Services department acquired two brand new cameras, the Canon XA20 and a GoPro, for students, faculty and staff for check-out. Media Services assistant Jenn Grimmett previews the newest cameras and the ways she hopes the cameras can be used by the Elon community. Grimmett explains that the growing need in the …

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