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Services for Students

Scans for seminar presentations and papers. Digital Media / Computer Services will make high-quality scans on request for students, from books, existing 35mm slides or lantern slides, postcards; from just about anything.   Students can order 25 scans per presentation or paper, on a 3-to-5 day turnaraound.  For more information about scanning services, please contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu).

Help with image research. The Digital Media / Computer Services staff is available from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday when classes are in session, and will be happy to help you find what you need among the on-line resources available through NYU.  Please contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu) for more information.

Assistance with special AV needs. Want to add bells and whistles to your seminar presentation?  Need a special piece of equipment—an overhead projector, or large monitor?  We can help! Contact the Support Technician (george.cintron@nyu.edu) for more information on what equipment is available and how to reserve it.

Access to the image library. Institute students have unlimited access to a large and comprehensive image library, including a collection of hundreds of thousands of 35mm and lantern slides, and the millions of digital images made available through NYU’s Artstor and Bridgeman Education database subscriptions.  Please contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu) for more information, or just come visit!

Help with photography. Our in-house Photographer is available for informal instruction in all things photographic, and will be happy to make a new head-shot for you when you need one.  Contact her (nitalee.roberts@nyu.edu) for more information.  She is on-site Monday through Thursday, 10:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Assistance with imaging and presentation softwares. The Digital Media / Computer Services staff provides assistance for all basic imaging and presentation softwares.  Have questions about PowerPoint?  Artstor’s Offline Image Viewer?  PhotoShop?  We can help!  Contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu) for more information or to make an appointment for a tutorial.

Technical assistance.  The Digital Media/Computer Services staff maintains shared computer facilities throughout the Duke and Chan Houses.  The main computer lab is located in the basement of the Duke House.  There are two workstations and a book scanner in the main library, on the second floor.  There are also shared computers in the Conservation Center’s library.  These are all in addition to the computer labs available to students at Washington Square.  The Institute’s and Center’s labs and associated printers are accessible any time the buildings are open.  For more information about technical services available to students, contact Joe Rosario (joe.rosario@nyu.edu), our technical services manager.

Printers. The Institute utilizes an internally managed printing system called Papercut for faculty, staff, and students. Please contact the technical services staff (joe.rosario@nyu.edu or george.cintron@nyu.edu) for more information about eligibilty and access. The Stephen Chan Library is also home to a printer on the NYU Print Service.

Services for Faculty

In addition to the services listed for students, Digital Media / Computer Services provides the following services for the Institute's faculty:

Scans on demand.  Digital Media / Computer Services will make high-quality scans on request, on very short turnaround, for classes and publications.  Please contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu) for more information.

AV assistance.  A variety of presentation equipment and the staff needed to run it are available for classroom use through the Digital Media / Computer Services department.  Please contact the Support Technician (george.cintron@nyu.edu) for more information and to schedule use.

Help with photography. Our in-house Photographer is ready to lend assistance with imaging for publications, new head shots, just about anything.  Please contact her for more information (nitalee.roberts@nyu.edu).

Image database assistance.  In addition to lending assistance with the University’s local image database, the Digital Media / Computer Services staff is happy to help with other projects, in conjunction with the NYUIT staff.  Please contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu) for more information.

The Institute's online presence.  The Digital Media / Computer Services staff design and maintain the Institute's main website, as well as the IFA portals, and all of the social media accounts. Please contact the Web and Electronic Content Manager (jason.varone@nyu.edu) for more information.

Faculty web pages and contributions to the Faculty Digital Archive (FDA).  The Digital Media / Computer Services staff will be happy to help update faculty web pages, including taking new photos on request.  The department is also the administrative contact for the Faculty Digital Archive (FDA), the University’s primary archival resource, and home to conference proceedings, papers, and other digital materials.  Please contact the Manager (jenni.rodda@nyu.edu) for more information.

Video conferencing.  The Duke House basement seminar room is now equipped with state-of-the-art video conferencing equipment!  Please contact the technical services staff (joe.rosario@nyu.edu or george.cintron@nyu.edu) for scheduling information.

Technical assistance.  The DM/CS staff is available to lend a variety of assistance with the hardware and software the University supports.  Please be aware, though, that we do not make house calls, and we do not service non-University equipment.  Please contact the staff at ifa.it@nyu.edu.

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