The New Media Lab is equipped with twelve high-end workstations running running Mac OS and Windows. Every machine has Adobe’s Creative Suite Master Collection installed, making available a wide variety of design, layout, image editing, and video production tools. Final Cut Pro is available on Mac, and ArcGIS is available on Windows. Open source software can be added to any computer.
The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning has a dedicated web server server at the Graduate Center, which can be used by New Media Lab students for hosting their web projects. The server is capable of hosting a wide array of software. Some of the more common packages that students have used include WordPress, Omeka, and Drupal.
Audio/Visual and Images
The NML has a dedicated video editing Mac with Final Cut Pro X and Adobe’s Creative Suite Master Collection. The machine is connected to decks for digitizing audio and video materials from DVCam, Mini-DV, VHS, Betacam SP, U-Matic, Hi-8, and audio cassette. We also have microphones, a tripod, and lights for shooting and producing high quality video. We have a medium format art scanner, capable of scanning large images as well as slides and negatives at true 2400dpi resolution.
The Lab is equipped with a large monitor that is used for presenting projects at meetings. The monitor is also equipped with a blue-ray DVD player, and other players can be arranged on an as-needed basis.
See the Lab
If you are interested in seeing the Lab in person, and possibly working at the facility, more information is available at get involved.