Faculty & Staff

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who updates the Department website?
  2. How do i use the COMS 309 cameras
  3. Is there a place Department faculty can scan documents?
  4. How do I log into the Watson 222 classroom computer?
  5. How do I use the projector, DVD, VCR, Elmo and Screen Broadcaster in DuSable 218?
  6. How many workstations are available in the DuSable 218 computer lab (Telematics)?
  7. How do I connect to my Novell drive in a Department computer lab?
  8. How do I use the CD/DVD duplicator in Telematics DuSable 218?
  9. What printers are available in Telematics DuSable 218?
  10. How do I update or add a movie to the Department's online list?
  11. Can I veiw a list of the Department's collections of DVDs and VHS movies?
  12. What is the combination for the AV cabinet in Watson 233 or Reavis 208?
  13. How do I use the AV cart equipment in Reavis 208 and Watson 233?

Who updates the Department Website?
You can send changes/updates or questions regarding our site to jlarry@niu.edu

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How do I use the COMS 309 cameras?
Click here for instructions how to connect the camera to the computer, transfer files, delete files, and convert video files.

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Is there a place Department faculty can scan documents?
Yes, there is a document scanner located in Watson Hall 228A. There is also a flatbed scanner located in DuSable 218.

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How do I log into the Watson 222 classroom computer?
Please contact jlarry@niu.edu and I will be happy to send you the username and password.

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How do I use the projector, DVD, VCR, Elmo and Screen Broadcaster in DuSable 218?
Click here to view or download the current Lab Manual

How many workstations are available the Telematics Lab DuSable 218?

  • There are 24 HP workstations with 23" Widescreen LCD displays.
  • 23 of the workstations are available for students. The workstaion located at the front of the room is used for the instructor.

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How do I connect to my Novell drive in the Telematics Lab DuSable 218?
Follow this link for instructions on connecting to your shared Novell drive.

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How do I use the CD/DVD duplicator in Telematics DuSable 218?
Follow this link for instructions on using the CD/DVD duplicator.

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What printers are available in Telematics DuSable 218?
There are 2 printers in Telematics

  1. HP LaserJet 2300 Black & White
  2. HP Color LaserJet 5550dtn

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How do I update or add a movie to the Department's online list?
Click to view or download the instructions

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Can I view a list of the Department's collection of DVDs and VHS movies?
Yes, you can go to the following pages
Click here to view list of movies in the Department's library

NOTE: You can search through the list of movies by genres, and by title by typing "Ctrl - F" on your keyboard. This will bring up your browser's find text feature.

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What is the combination for the AV cabinet in Watson 233 or Reavis 208?
Please contact one of the following people

  • Dept. Technical Support Coordinator 815-761-3495
  • Dept. Technical Support Specialist 815-761-7329
  • Dept. Office Manager 815-753-1564

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How do I use the AV cart and LCD screen in Watson 233 and Reavis 208?
Follow this link for instructions on how to use the AV cart equipment

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