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Durham University

Computing and Information Services

Frequently Asked Questions

List of FAQ categories

Audio Visual

+What AV equipment is available in each teaching room?

A list of all centrally bookable teaching rooms is avialable here, where you can search rooms by building giving a list of which AV equipment is avialable and room pictures.

+Can I use my laptop in a teaching room?

The majority of centrally timetabled rooms provide facilities to connect a personal laptop to the displays in the teaching enviroment. 

Currently there are a number of ways to connect your laptop, depending on the room, for more information on what types of connection is avialable in room please click here, where you can search for the room.

Wireless connection is also avialable in a number of rooms, for more information on how to use wireless connection please click here.

+Can I hire equipment for non standard teaching spaces?

Durham University and the AV Team have developed multiple mobile 'AV in a box' solutions that can be deployed into non-standard spaces on campus to replicate core AV components and facilitate the creation of media content. More information can be found by clicking here.

+How does all this equipment work?

All rooms have easy to follow operating instructions near the equipment (should any be missing/damaged please log a call on Self Service Portal or ring ext 41515).

Copies are also avialable online, click here to search for rooms by building, where you will find a link to operating instructions, equipment available in the room and photos of the room.

Finally should any member of teaching staff like individual/group tuition, please contact Service Desk via Self Service Portal.