Instructional Media Services (IMS)
BU's Instructional Media Services (IMS), located on the first floor of McCormick Center for Human Services, provides a wide variety of audio and video equipment, facilities and services to students for media projects or productions related to their approved class assignments.
These include high definition video cameras, still cameras, audio recorders, television studios, non-linear editing suites and media conversion/duplication services.
The IMS staff is available to provide basic tutorials relating to the operation of equipment or facilities students need to complete class projects. In addition, IMS creates, acquires, schedules and distributes daily television programs through BUTV (local cable channel 8). Students who wish to have their original programs aired must submit them to the manager for approval.
We also provided a wide array of equipment and services to BU faculty and staff. These include laptop computers, data/video projectors, digital cameras, video cameras, televisions, DVD/VHS players, transparency projectors, slide projectors, projection screens, and audio recorders.
The IMS professional staff offers consultations in evaluation, specification and purchase of media technologies used in the delivery of instruction.