Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

News Archive

Spring 2021 Semester Updates

January 2021

For the Spring 2021 Semester, we will continue to operate from LSC and WTC service locations supporting our multimedia labs, printing, and equipment circulation, for both Technology Continuity requests as well as modifications to our existing Equipment Loan Program. We will resume staffing our service locations in the Information Commons (LSC) and Corboy Law Center 6th floor (WTC) on Tuesday, January 19th.


Winter 2020 Intersession & J-Term 2021 Hours

December 2020

Digital Media Services will operate out of the Granada Center (LSC) building during Winter Intersession and J-Term for Technology Continuity requsts and returns only. We wish you and your families safe and happy holidays ahead!


Fall 2020 Services Updates

August 2020

For the Fall 2020 Semester, we will continue to operate from LSC and WTC service locations supporting our multimedia labs, printing, and equipment circulation, for both Technology Continuity needs due to ongoing campus building closures, as well as adapting policies to continue access to our existing Equipment Loan Program. Learn more.


Technology Continuity during Campus Closures (COVID-19)

March 2020

We have gathered equipment from our loan programs and partner ITS groups to help enable continuity for those with significant technology gaps for use the rest of the Spring 2020 Semester in support of technology needs for teaching, learning, and work, due to campus closures as a result of COVID-19. For the duration of Spring 2020 - Summer 2021, our full-time staff will rotate out of Granada Center as our satellite loan location. July 2021 update: The Technology Continuity Loan service has sunset as of Summer 2021 as we actively receive equipment back in order to prepare it for our services and operations on-campus for Fall 2021.


WTC Vocal Booth Training Now Online

October 2019

Our WTC Vocal Booth studio is a 6ft x 6ft near-soundproof space ideal for recording dialogue, narration, interviews, and podcasts. Our authorization access process is now entirely online for ease of self-paced learning. Learn more.


What's New for Fall 2019

August 2019

This year we expand our service offerings including our Media Production Services for faculty (at LSC), Vocal Booth for dialogue and narration recording (at WTC), our student worker specialization for Equipment & Video and Print & Design, and more. Learn more.


Start-of-Semester Printing Tips

August 2019

Are you looking to print your class schedule, syllabus, or more? Find out more about our printing services, tips, and MobilePrint as the semester begins. Learn more.


Spring 2019 Equipment Loan Updates

January 2019

Digital Media Services is excited to share that circulation limits for all equipment have been updated to 7-days (increased from the previous maximum of 5-days per loan). With an upgrade to our circulation system over the break, we have revamped our circulation emails to include more useful tips, reminders, and links. We've also made process enhancements with kit accessories, such as rechargeable batteries and USB Cables, to make the checkout process a bit quicker and easier for everyone. Learn more on our Browse Our Equipment pages.


New Poster Printing Submission Form

October 2018

Our Poster Submission Form has migrated to an ITS Service Portal service request form. This allows for greater flexibility including automatic cost calculations (no need for requesting quotes), receipts emails are carbon-copied to University Account Code budget administrators and affords greater ability to monitor order progress as we receive and process your orders. Learn more.


What's New for Fall 2018

August 2018

Our Lake Shore Campus locations have updated, with Equipment Loan now being offered from IC room 203, our IC room 207 space now serves as a space for us to grow as we develop a Production Studio for consultation and faculty support across the upcoming year.


Equipment Reservation System Updated

March 2018

During the week of spring break, we updated our equipment circulation system, WebCheckout. Please be sure to update your bookmarks if you saved the direct link to the Reservation System. Visit the new Reservation System page.


Equipment Loan Policies Updated

September 2017

We've updated our Equipment Loan Policies for the 2017-2018 academic year. This annual update includes new equipment, a new changelog, policies regarding recovered equipment, and a new Fine Remediation Training resource. Learn more.


What's New for Fall 2017

September 2017

Over the summer, we've modified our hours of operation and helped with the update of the lab workstations including Windows 10 and Office 2016. MobilePrint is new and makes printing a breeze in our labs. We've overhauled our Browse Our Equipment pages, providing detailed information for every piece of equipment, not to mention a lot of new equipment ready to be checked out and used in your projects.


Windows 10 New to Our Labs

August 2017

During the summer, our PC lab workstations have been updated to the Windows 10 operating system, including the latest Microsoft Office 2016 Suite.


Equipment Reservation System Updated

January 2017

We have updated the Equipment Reservation System, allowing for a more mobile-friendly and streamlined workflow to review equipment availability and schedule reservations. This update also allows greater ease to modify or cancel reservations and review previous loan history. Learn more with our step-by-step guides to use this new "Patron Portal" system. Visit the new Reservation System page.


Equipment Loan Policies Updated

August 2016

We've updated our Equipment Loan Policies for the 2016-2017 academic year. This annual update includes a new table of contents structure for greater ease of review and searching our policies, detailed communication procedures, and terms and conditions associated with Acceptable Use. Learn more.

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