Media Library: Screening Room (Room: 111C)

Media 111C Screening Room
Accommodates 50-60 students needing to screen audio-visual materials. Page includes informatin about public performance rights.

Noise Level: Low Noise

This area experiences quiet times but there is usually some noise and other activity going on.

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About This Space

Located on the 1st floor of Chilton Hall, 111C is a screening classroom. This room may be reserved for one-time use by instructors for screening media materials to their classes. Students can email media.library@unt.edu to schedule a time to use the HTC Vive.

  • Seats: 35
  • Amenities: Staff/Teaching/Presenter station, Open/mobile seating
  • Technology: Blu-Ray player, VHS player, LaserDisc player, PC, Projector, HDMI/VGA, Wireless mouse/keyboard, Webcam with mic, and HTC Vive

Space Use

  • The 111C Screening Room is not booked for protracted periods of time or for regularly/frequently occurring events and it cannot be used as regular classroom meeting space.
  • It is the responsibility of the instructor or designated representative to retrieve the video/DVD from the Media Library for use in the screening room.
  • Media Library staff will be responsible to open and lock 111C, and to assist the instructor to turn on media equipment if needed.

Public Performance Rights (PPR)

If you are screening a film in 111C, you must determine if PPR are needed. If your specific use does require PPR and you have not obtained this permission, the Media Library will revoke your room reservation. Use the below chart to help determine if PPR is needed for your event. You can read about how to obtain PPR or search for films in our collection that already have them at this page: Public Performance Rights. Please contact the Head, Media Library for more information.

  • PPR is not needed

    If an instructor is using 111C to host an officially scheduled class. The attendees are all officially enrolled students in the course and the film being shown is directly related to the course.

    If a small group of students are gathering to watch and discuss a film assignment for class. All attendee must be enrolled in the class; unenrolled students or friends are not included.

    If you are the copyright holder of the film being shown. For example, members of a film club screening films they have produced themselves.

  • PPR must be obtained

    If the screening is open to the public or advertised in anyway.

    Film screening sponsored by student groups or clubs must license Public Performance Rights, even if attendees are limited to group members.

    If a film is being screened as part of an official class but non-enrolled students or members of the public are invited, Public Performance Rights must be licensed.

  • More information is needed

    If you are presenting an educational lecture and film clips are incorporated for the purpose of commentary or criticism, you may have a Fair Use. Please visit the UNT Libraries Copyright Basics site for resource that will help you determine if your use if “fair”.

Reserving 111C​

Damage to Non-Media Library Items

  • The Media Library keeps its equipment in good working order and is not responsible for damage to personal tapes or materials from outside sources.

Food & Drink Info

  • “Leave No Trace” Foods. No messy, greasy, or odorous foods that may damage library material and furniture or be offensive or distracting to others. Only drinks in covered containers are allowed.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • Users are responsible for any damage to library property and equipment caused by food and drink.

Equipment Within Room

  • Amenities: Staff/Teaching/Presenter station, Open/mobile seating
  • Technology: Blu-Ray player, VHS player, LaserDisc player, PC, Projector, HDMI/VGA, Wireless mouse/keyboard, Webcam with mic, and HTC Vive

All components are connected to an HD projector and display on a wall screen.

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