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Films and Audiovisual Resources: Classroom Media Services

UPDATED MEDIA SERVICES POLICY - FALL 2020

DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS, MEDIA SERVICES FOR CLASSROOMS IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Using the media center

Library Media Services and Equipment
The Hostos Library Media Services Unit makes equipment and audio-visual materials available for instructional purposes to Hostos faculty and to faculty and staff advisors to Hostos student organizations who will assume responsibility for the equipment. The following items are available: TV/VCR’s, TV/DVD’s, CD players, overhead projectors, LCD projectors, podium and sound system, slide projectors, films, videos and DVD’s.

Faculty and staff with a valid Hostos ID may request use and delivery of equipment and materials by contacting Julio Figueroa, Head of Media Services, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm at ext. 4225 or by email at JFigueroa@hostos.cuny.edu. After 5:00 pm, request equipment by calling ext. 4226.

Please read our A/V services policies for additional information about the library’s media services.

General rules:

  • All reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance, and are subject to availability.
  • All requests will be confirmed by media services staff. If you have any questions about the status of your request, contact Julio Figueroa at ext. 4225.
  • Library AV unit equipment is for instructional/classroom use only.
  • Security and protection of equipment is the responsibility of the faculty borrower during the loan period.
  • Performances must be given by means of a lawfully made copy. Personal duplicates or those taped by individuals from television will not be allowed.
  • Any request involving audiovisual personnel in the duplication of copyrighted materials will be denied, unless the interested party obtains and presents permission in writing from the copyright owners.

Recommend a DVD for purchase

Recommend a DVD for purchase by contacting acquisitions librarian, Jennifer Tang

Contact the Media Center

Hostos Library Media Collection

Hostos Library makes films and other audio-visual resources available to the Hostos community through its Media Services Unit and through a circulating Leisure DVD collection. Leisure DVDs circulate to Hostos faculty, staff and students for a 7-day loan period. The Hostos Library Media Services Unit makes equipment and audio-visual materials available for instructional purposes to Hostos faculty and to faculty and staff advisors to Hostos student organizations who will assume responsibility for the equipment. The following items are available: TV/VCR’s, TV/DVD’s, CD players, overhead projectors, LCD projectors, podium and sound system, slide projectors, films, videos and DVD’s.

Faculty and staff with a valid Hostos ID may request use and delivery of equipment and materials by contacting Julio Figueroa, Head of Media Services, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm at ext. 4225 or by email at JFigueroa@hostos.cuny.edu. After 5:00 pm, request equipment by calling ext. 4226.

Julio Figueroa, Head of Media Services:718-518-4225 (x4226 after 5 pm), email: jfigueroa@hostos.cuny.edu

Collection use

If you are a CUNY Faculty member wising to borrow these items for classroom viewing, please consult the Audio/Visual Media Lending Policy.