Arabic class in ILRC

Services for Students

Computer Usage: The computer labs in the ILRC is usually reserved for language students with class assignments. However, when classes are not in session, students may use the lab to work on term papers, create spreadsheets or PowerPoint presentations, check E-mail, surf the web, create customized DVDs and create CDs, etc.  You may use these computers at any time during the open hours of the ILRC. Be sure to check in at the front counter so the assistant can keep an accurate log of equipment usage.

Web-Conferencing: Macintosh computers in the ILRC are equipped with web cameras for internet videoconferencing. If you would like to schedule a conference with a fellow student or colleague anywhere in the world, you may reserve these computers at specific days and times for your video conference.

Access to the ILRC Online: The LRC now is completely digital and uses the ILRC Online Fileserver to distribute instructor developed course materials via a web interface. All materials are available either in the ILRC or through any computer at the university that has a high-speed connection (T1 or greater) and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Certain areas off-campus with Road Runner DSL connections may also be able to connect to the ILRC Online. For more information on connection to the Virtual ILRC, ask a lab assistant or the Director.

DVD Viewing: Computers are capable of playing DVDs. You may come at any time during open hours to view your assigned DVD Remember to schedule enough time to watch the DVD completely. To access DVD materials on reserve, go to the front desk, give the assistant on duty your language, DVD title, and they will give you the proper materials.

Audio CD Duplication: The ILRC can duplicate CDs that accompany your course materials. Please bring CD-R discs (Sony, Maxell, TDK, etc.) to Room 60 Irvin Hall. When requesting audio duplications, be sure to complete a student request form which is available at the front desk. Please allow at least one working day for us to duplicate tapes.

Video Tape Duplication: The ILRC can duplicate video tapes that accompany your course materials if your instructor has given permission for us to do so. Please bring a high quality video tape and allow us at least three working days to process your request. When requesting a video tape duplication, be sure to complete a student request form which is available at the front desk. We cannot duplicate copyrighted videos and we will only copy videos in which your professor has given the ILRC duplication permission.

Video Standard Conversion: The ILRC can convert video tapes that accompany your course materials or projects from any world standard (PAL, SECAM, or NTSC) to any other world standard. Please bring a high quality video tape and allow us at least three working days to process your request. When requesting a video tape conversion, be sure to complete a student request form which is available at the front desk. We cannot duplicate copyrighted videos.

Audio Recording and Video Editing: If you need to make an audio recording for a class, you may use a Fostex tape recorder and microphone. The ILRC assistant or the Director can help you use the equipment and help guides are readily available. The ILRC also has video editing equipment that you may use to edit or compile several videos into a professional looking finished piece. Ask the assistant on duty or the Director for help.

General Homework Completion: Do you have an hour between classes and nowhere to go? You are more than welcome to stop by the ILRC, pull up a table or a booth and catch up on some of your homework. Just let the lab assistant at the front counter know what language you are in and that you want to do general homework, and they will log you in.