Reserve A Room

Overview

Mitchell Memorial Library houses a number of multimedia classrooms, meeting rooms, presentation/seminar spaces and an auditorium. These rooms are used by the library faculty and staff for workshops, seminars, classroom instruction as well as special events and meetings, but are also available for use by University faculty and staff, students, departments, organizations.

For more information, contact Dorothy Johnson in the Instructional Media Center at (662) 325-7676 or imcrooms@library.msstate.edu, or visit the IMC on the second floor of Mitchell Memorial Library.


General Policies

The following policies apply to all rooms.

  • Rooms are available for reservation by MSU faculty, staff, or students during Library hours (including nights and weekends) on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The person responsible for reserving the room must sign in prior to using the room and MUST sign out when use has been completed.
  • If you no longer need a space you have reserved, please cancel so that others can use it.
  • Failure to follow the Libraries' policies and take care of the rooms could result in a patron's privileges being suspended.

The Rooms

ELI and Giles Electronic Classrooms
ELI and Giles
Electronic Classrooms

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ELI and Giles are the two electronic classrooms that faculty, staff and students can reserve to hold lectures and class meetings. They can be booked separately for groups of 30 or fewer, or combined into a single room for larger groups.

Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 1st Floor. See a map.
Capacity: 30 people per room.
Availability: Available during Instructional Media Center hours.

Equipment and Furnishings

ELI classroom is equipped with:

  • Board: 1-Whiteboard
  • Computer: 1-PC
  • Library Teaching Lectern: 1
  • Lectern Monitor: 1
  • Projector: 1- 4:3 aspect ratio
  • Software: Microsoft Office 2013, Adobe Creative Suite, EndNote, OpenOffice, Adobe Acrobat, SAS, VLC, Filezilla, , SPSS, Respondus Lockdown Browser, Python, Paradigm

Giles classroom is equipped with:

  • Board: 1-Whiteboard
  • Computer: 1-PC
  • Document Camera: 1-Wolfvision VZ-8 Light v3, Resolution: 1280 x 720
  • DVD/Blu-Ray player: 1-DVD Player
  • VCR: 1-VCR Player
  • Lectern: 1-Double Bay Lectern (University Standard)
  • Lectern Monitor: 1-15" LCD Display Monitor
  • Microphone: 1-Lectern Mic
  • Projector: 1-Mitsubishi XL8U 4:3 aspect ratio
  • User Control System: 1-Button
  • Software: Microsoft Office 2013, Adobe Creative Suite, EndNote, OpenOffice, Adobe Acrobat, SAS, VLC, Filezilla, SPSS, Respondus Lockdown Browser, Python, Paradigm
Specific Use Policies
  • For Fall and Spring Semesters:
    • No bookings by individuals or groups outside the library except for classroom instruction (between 8-5 Monday-Friday).
    • For classroom instruction requests, the rooms can only be booked 8 times or 15 hours per semester, per class.
  • For Maymester and Summer Sessions:
    • There will be no outside requests approved during the first week of each term.
    • After the first week, professors or instructors may request the room for instruction only, for no more than 5 times or a total of 10 hours, per class.
    • After the first week, a group or individual seeking the room for extended sessions, such as a conference, may request either ELI or Giles for up to one week per session. Requests for both rooms will not be considered. If it is available, the IHL Lab could be used in conjunction with one of the other electronic classrooms.
IHL Lab

The IHL Lab is an electronic classroom that faculty can reserve to hold lectures and class meetings.

Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 1st Floor. See a map.
Capacity: 24 people at computers with up to 48 sharing computers.
Availability: Available during Instructional Media Center hours.

Equipment and Furnishings
  • Computers: 24 computers with flat LCD monitors
  • Lectern: 1 (non-University standard)
  • Lectern Monitor: 1
  • Projector: 1-4:3 aspect ratio
  • Whiteboard: 1
  • Software: Microsoft Office 2010
Specific Use Policies
  • The room can be requested for use at night, but only for classroom instruction.
  • For Fall and Spring Semesters:
    • No bookings by individuals or groups outside the library except for classroom instruction (between 8-5 Monday-Friday).
    • For classroom instruction requests, the rooms can only be booked 8 times or 15 hours per semester, per class.
  • For Maymester and Summer Sessions:
    • There will be no outside requests approved during the first week of each term.
    • After the first week, professors or instructors may request the room for instruction only, for no more than 5 times or a total of 10 hours, per class.
    • After the first week, a group or individual seeking the room for extended sessions, such as a conference, may request either ELI or Giles for up to one week per session. Requests for both rooms will not be considered. The IHL Lab could be used in conjunction with one of the other electronic classrooms.
The Auditorium
The Auditorium

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The Auditorium is a large presentation space used for classes and special events.

Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 1st Floor. See a map.
Capacity: 90 individuals
Availability: Available during Instructional Media Center hours.

Equipment and Furnishings
  • Document Camera: 1-Wolfvision VZ-8 Light v3, Resolution: 1280 x 720
  • DVD/Blu-Ray player: 1-Blu-Ray player, Panasonic DMP-BD77, Aspect Ratio: 16:9, Resolution: 1080p
  • High Definition 1080p : 1-Full HD 1080p, Aspect Ratio: 16:9, Resolution: 1080p
  • Lectern: 1-Double Bay Lectern (Standard)
  • Lectern Monitor: 1-22" HD Monitor, Aspect Ratio: 16:9, Resolution: 1080p
  • Microphone: 1-Lectern Mic
  • Microphone: 2-Wireless Mic Receiver. (Wireless Mic Group-Channel: 7-2)
    Podcast Ready - Audio Only: 1-Audio Encoder
  • Projector: 1-Panasonic PT-Dz6700u 16:9
  • User Control System: 1-Crestron Control System - DMPS-300-C
  • Software: AutoCAD 2013, Google Earth, DreamCalc, Matlab, SPSS, SAS, Mathematica, Microsoft Office 2010
Specific Use Policies
  • For Fall and Spring Semesters:
    • No bookings by individuals or groups outside the library except for classroom instruction (between 8-5 Monday-Friday).
    • For classroom instruction requests, the rooms can only be booked 8 times or 15 hours per semester, per class.
  • For Maymester and Summer Sessions:
    • There will be no outside requests approved during the first week of each term.
    • After the first week, professors or instructors may request the room for instruction only, for no more than 5 times or a total of 10 hours, per class.
Presentation Room 1405
Presentation Room 1405

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Presentation Room 1405 is a smaller presentation space, available for University faculty, staff and students. Specifically designed for presenters, the room is frequently used for organizational meetings, interviews, dissertation defenses, and class meetings, and by students practicing class presentations. The room is designed to be a flexible space that can be configured to meet the needs of the group.

Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 1st Floor. See a map.
Capacity: 40 individuals. Room can be configured to meet classroom needs.
Availability: Available during Instructional Media Center hours.

Equipment and Furnishings
  • Computer: 1 PC
  • Lectern: 1-(non-University standard)
  • Lectern Monitor: 1
  • Projector: 1 4:3 aspect ratio
  • Television: 1
  • DVD/VHS Player: 1
  • Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Adobe Creative Suite, EndNote, OpenOffice, Adobe Acrobat, VLC, Filezilla
Specific Use Policies
  • For Fall and Spring Semesters:
    • For classroom instruction requests, the rooms can only be booked 8 times or 15 hours per semester, per class.
Presentation Room 2003
Presentation Room 2003

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Presentation Room 2003 is a smaller technology equipped presentation / meeting room, available for University faculty, staff and students to reserve. The new technology-enhanced room is intended for academic and research group work/projects or meetings requiring technology.

Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 2nd Floor, in the Instructional Media Center. See a map.
Capacity: 8 individuals
Availability: Available during Instructional Media Center hours.

Equipment and Furnishings
  • Computer: 1 PC with wireless mouse, keyboard and webcam
  • Television: 1 47" LED
  • Software: Microsoft Office 2013, Adobe Creative Suite, EndNote, VLC, Skype, Camtasia, AutoCAD, SPSS, SAS, Visual Basic, Google Sketchup, Filezilla, Mathematica, Notepad++
Specific Use Policies

This new technology-enhanced room is intended for academic and research group work/projects or meetings requiring technology. Appropriate use of this space includes: video and audio recording; multimedia presentations; webinars; audio and video conference calls; and small group technology workshops. Inappropriate use of the space includes: watching a video for entertainment purposes; general meetings requiring no technology; and studying.

The room can only be reserved for up to 2 hours maximum per day.

Presentation Room 3060
Presentation Room 3060
"The Think Tank"

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Presentation Room 3060 is a technology-equipped presentation / meeting room, available for University faculty, staff and students to reserve. The room is intended for academic and research group work/projects or meetings requiring technology.

Location: Mitchell Memorial Library, 3rd Floor. See a map.
Capacity: 8 individuals
Availability: Available during Library hours.

Equipment and Furnishings
  • Computer: 1 PC with wireless mouse, keyboard and webcam
  • Television: 1 60" LED
  • Conference Phone
  • White board: 3 of the room's 4 walls have been coated with IdeaPaint, which converts the walls into floor-to-ceiling white boards.
  • Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Adobe Creative Suite, EndNote, VLC, Skype, Camtasia, AutoCAD, SPSS, SAS, Visual Basic, Google Sketchup, Filezilla, Mathematica, Notepad++
Specific Use Policies

This new technology-enhanced room is intended for academic and research group work/projects or meetings requiring technology. Appropriate use of this space includes: video and audio recording; multimedia presentations; webinars; audio and video conference calls; and small group technology workshops. Inappropriate use of the space includes: watching a video for entertainment purposes; general meetings requiring no technology; and studying.