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Members of the HLS community who are seeking video / audio recording guidelines and consent forms, please visit the Office of Communications.
Members of the news media seeking faculty expertise or general information about Harvard Law School, please consult the For the Media section of the Office's homepage.
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Wasserstein Hall B045
Cambridge, MA 02138
Monday - Friday: (9AM - 5PM)
Monday - Friday: (8AM - 9PM)
Saturday: (9AM - 4PM)
Sunday: ( Closed ) *Available by appointment only
* Office Hours are the weekday hours when administrative staff are in the office and service providers are on campus and available to the HLS community.
* Service Hours are the hours during which you can expect event services to be provided without special arrangements or charges.
* Requests for all HLS services must be submitted online at myrooms.law.harvard.edu at least three business days prior to the start of your event. Requests and/or changes made later than three business days prior to the event/class will be accommodated on a case-by-case basis and cannot be guaranteed.
* Fees may be incurred for last minute requests and/or cancellations. See our Policies page for details.
Media Services provides an array of services to support classes, conferences, presentations, and events. Our offerings include:
Requests for service should be made online via the HLS Room Scheduling System.
For more information on the services provided by Media Services please call 617-495-4840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Media Services is located in Pound 205.
For a detailed list of our policies, please visit our dedicated Policies page.
Classroom support includes voice enhancement; video playback; overhead, slide, video, and computer data projection; audio and video recording; video-conferencing and teleconferencing; video-streaming; and video editing. Media Services can help faculty members connect their laptops to the Law School's network for use in classrooms or, if preferred, may supply (with advance notice) a laptop for occasional classroom use. Cable TV can be configured for classroom viewing in Hauser Hall, Kirkland & Ellis Classroom, Vorenberg Classroom, Austin Hall, and Pound 102.
Faculty can arrange for videotaping of student exercises in trial skills, oral argument, negotiation, and mediation in most Law School classrooms. Video playback of these exercises may be scheduled in playback rooms or in the instructors's classroom. Faculty may also request an LCD data projector for almost any classroom, and small DVD/TV combo units are available for video previewing and viewing in faculty offices.
Faculty may request to have any class audio recorded and burned to disk and/or have the audio file made available via their course website as an audio podcast or a streaming media file. Podcast files may be downloaded by students where Streaming Media files are accessed and watched by students but not downloaded. Please click differences between Streaming Video and Podcasting for more information.
Voice reinforcment microphone systems are available in the Austin Hall classrooms and courtrooms, the Langdell classrooms, the classrooms of Pound Hall, Hauser Hall, Griswold 110, Lewis 202, 301 and 302, the Hark Terrace Patio, Terrace Lounge, the Fireside Lounge, the Café and the Pub.
Videoconference and teleconference services are also available. These services are dependent on room and connection type (IP/ISDN) and will most likely require bridging services from HUIT. Please make requests for these services one week prior to the event. For teleconferencing an analog phone line must be available in the room.
QuickTime Webcasts are live video "broadcasts" that are streamed via the web. HLS webcasts are designed to stream over both dial up and broadband connections. In order to watch a QuickTime stream, one must have QuickTime Player installed on his/her computer. The free QuickTime Player can be downloaded from the ITS software library.
All requests for Media Services should be placed using the HLS Room Scheduling System.
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