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One-on-One Technology Assistance

One-on-one Digitizing Sessions are a service provided by the Learning Commons department to SU students, faculty and staff who need assistance with video or audio projects (capturing, basic editing and exporting). The service is provided to library patrons as a self-serve or one-on-one session, depending on their technical needs.

These services are provided by appointment only. Please fill out the form below to schedule a session.

The LC lab is located in Room 123 on the first floor of Bird Library.

Contact Information

Stephen Singer (Mon - Fri Days)
Phone: 315-443-1190

Richard Ortiz (Sun - Thu Evenings)
Phone: 315-443-5780


Appointments can be made for times between 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. We ask that you please book at least 24 hours in advance.

Blank Media

Please note that blank media and/or storage devices are not provided by the Libraries.

A Note on Copyright

The Syracuse University Libraries adhere to copyright guidelines; services rendered reflect these guidelines. Read about Copyright at SU.

LC Lab Computer Information

The LC lab is located in Room 123 on the first floor of Bird Library.

LC Lab Mac

Mac Pro, Quad core 2.66Ghz Intel Xeon processors, 6GB ram, 1.5TB storage, Dual Superdrives, A/V bridge, OS X 10.6.


  • Final Cut Studio 3
  • iLife’11
  • Adobe CS 5
  • Audacity (open source audio editing software)
  • HandBrake (open source video transcoding software)
  • Burn (open source media burning software)
  • VLC (media player)

LC Lab Windows PC

Dell Optiplex 790, Quad core 3.4Ghz Intel Core i7 processors, 8GB ram, 1.5TB storage, AMD Radeon HD 6350 graphics, 19-in-1 Multimedia card reader, A/V Dazzle bridge, Windows 7 64 bit.


  • Adobe CS 5
  • Adobe Premiere CS 5
  • Soundforge 10 (audio editing software)
  • Camtasia Studio 7 (desktop screen recording software)
  • Nero 11 (media burning software)
  • Pinnacle Studio 14 (video editing software bundled with Dazzle bridge)
  • Silverfast 8 (scanning software)
  • Audacity (open source audio editing software)
  • VLC (media player)

Equipment used for input

  • CD player
  • Audio cassette player
  • Multi-Region DVD player
  • Multi-Region VHS player
  • Mini-DV player
  • Record player (Vinyl)
  • Nikon Coolscan V slide scanner
  • Laser Disc player
  • U-matic player
  • Betamax player

Output Options Include

  • DVD's
  • CD's
  • Digital files (avi, mp4, m4v, mp3, wav, aac, etc.)

Schedule a Session

To schedule a session please fill out our One-on-One Technology Assistance Request Form and someone will contact you as soon as possible.

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