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Room 3746

Room 3746 is available to members of the Northwestern community for laptop, multimedia presentations and video conferencing. It is not available for use as a regularly scheduled classroom that does not require the use of this equipment, or for events that charge admission.

Room description & equipment

Classroom interior
A view of the Seminar Room from the front.
Classroom interior
A view of the Seminar Room from the back.

Library Room 3746 is furnished with one long conference table and moveable chairs. A cabinet in the room houses the equipment listed below.

The room is locked at all times. For access, use the intercom telephone on the wall just outside the room. Press the "call" button for the door to be unlocked. If the door is propped open, an alarm will sound after 30 seconds.

Seats 16 people

Audiovisual equipment

  • Sharp 52" flat panel display
  • Multi-format DVD
  • 1/2" VHS videotape
  • Laserdisc
  • CD audio

Computer equipment

Seminar Room 3746 houses a resident Dell Optiplex 790 computer: 4.0 GB; 3.10 GHz.

  • For laptop, please provide your own laptop and adaptors, if necessary, to the VGA cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Sound cable
  • Crestron touch screen for source selection of either the resident computer or a laptop

Software on Dell Optiplex 790 computer  

  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • RealPlayer; QuickTime; Windows Media Player
  • Adobe Reader
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer; Firefox, Chrome

Miscellaneous equipment

  • Acoustic sound panels
  • Crestron touch screen for source selection
  • Conference call telephone
  • Chalkboard
  • Florescent lighting
  • On-campus telephone
  • Call-in telephone number for teleconferencing:  847-467-1861
  • IP address for the room's Polycom teleconferencing unit:

Schedule the room

Contact Mitchell Multimedia Center staff in advance at 847-491-7770 or at, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm. You may also schedule the room through the Microsoft Outlook Calendar.

At this time, you should also:

  • Reserve laserdisc screenings
  • Specify if you will need to videoconference or what format will you need (DVD, VHS or computer projection)
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