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Northwestern offers a number of opportunities for you as an instructor, student, or staff member to enhance your teaching and learning experience or workplace collaboration with digital tools.

Options below are supported through Northwestern Information Technology. If you are looking for a conferencing option (video or audio conferencing with up to 100 guests), please see our Conferencing Recommendation guide

If you're interested in a technology not listed below, send us an email. We're always happy to help.  

Need assistance?  Contact us

For Instructors

Record Myself

Record & Share Lectures

Mediasite

  • Product Name: MEDIASITE
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: YES
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL'S IT DEPT (FEINBERG, MCCORMICK, MEDILL, SPS, SoC, SESP, KELLOGG)
More

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Record Myself & Lightboard

Lightboard Studio

  • Product Name: LIGHTBOARD
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: NOT DIRECTLY, BUT VIDEOS CAN BE EMBEDDED 
  • Get Started: RESERVE A TIME
More

Record Myself & Slides

One Button Studio

More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Share Content with My Class

Find & Share Entire Movies or Clips

Avalon Media System

  • Product Name: AVALON MEDIA SYSTEM
  • Used to: ACCESS THE NU LIBRARY DIGITAL MEDIA REPOSITORY
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: ACCESS AVALON
More

Record & Share Lectures

Mediasite

  • Product Name: MEDIASITE
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: YES
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL'S IT DEPT (FEINBERG, MCCORMICK, MEDILL, SPS, SoC, SESP, KELLOGG)
More

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Easy & Safe File Sharing

Box

  • Product Name: BOX
  • Used for: ONLINE FILE SHARING, CONTENT MANAGEMENT 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: CREATE A BOX ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Upgrade My Classroom Experience

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Record & Share Lectures

Mediasite

  • Product Name: MEDIASITE
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: YES
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL'S IT DEPT (FEINBERG, MCCORMICK, MEDILL, SPS, SoC, SESP, KELLOGG)
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Store and Share Files Online

Easy & Safe File Sharing

Box

  • Product Name: BOX
  • Used for: ONLINE FILE SHARING, CONTENT MANAGEMENT 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: CREATE A BOX ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Hold an Online Meeting or Live Stream Content (Videoconferencing)

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Record & Share Lectures

Mediasite

  • Product Name: MEDIASITE
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: YES
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL'S IT DEPT (FEINBERG, MCCORMICK, MEDILL, SPS, SoC, SESP, KELLOGG)
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Search the Library's Digital Audio and Video Collection

Find & Share Entire Movies or Clips

Avalon Media System

  • Product Name: AVALON MEDIA SYSTEM
  • Used to: ACCESS THE NU LIBRARY DIGITAL MEDIA REPOSITORY
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: ACCESS AVALON
More

Participate in a Pilot

Video Annotation Tool for Canvas

Arc

  • Product Name: ARC
  • Used for: VIDEO ANNOTATION
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: EMAIL US
More

For Staff

Record Myself

Record & Share Lectures

Mediasite

  • Product Name: MEDIASITE
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: YES
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL'S IT DEPT (FEINBERG, MCCORMICK, MEDILL, SPS, SoC, SESP, KELLOGG)
More

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Record Myself & Lightboard

Lightboard Studio

  • Product Name: LIGHTBOARD
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: NOT DIRECTLY, BUT VIDEOS CAN BE EMBEDDED 
  • Get Started: RESERVE A TIME
More

Record Myself & Slides

One Button Studio

More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Store and Share Files Online

Easy & Safe File Sharing

Box

  • Product Name: BOX
  • Used for: ONLINE FILE SHARING, CONTENT MANAGEMENT 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: CREATE A BOX ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Hold an Online Meeting or Live Stream Content (Videoconferencing)

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Record & Share Lectures

Mediasite

  • Product Name: MEDIASITE
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: YES
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL'S IT DEPT (FEINBERG, MCCORMICK, MEDILL, SPS, SoC, SESP, KELLOGG)
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Search the Library's Digital Audio and Video Collection

Find & Share Entire Movies or Clips

Avalon Media System

  • Product Name: AVALON MEDIA SYSTEM
  • Used to: ACCESS THE NU LIBRARY DIGITAL MEDIA REPOSITORY
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: ACCESS AVALON
More

Upgrade My Meetings

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Participate in a Pilot

Video Annotation Tool for Canvas

Arc

  • Product Name: ARC
  • Used for: VIDEO ANNOTATION
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: EMAIL US
More

For Students

Record Myself

Record Myself & Lightboard

Lightboard Studio

  • Product Name: LIGHTBOARD
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: NOT DIRECTLY, BUT VIDEOS CAN BE EMBEDDED 
  • Get Started: RESERVE A TIME
More

Record Myself & Slides

One Button Studio

More

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Hold an Online Meeting (Videoconferencing)

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Store and Share Files Online

Easy & Safe File Sharing

Box

  • Product Name: BOX
  • Used for: ONLINE FILE SHARING, CONTENT MANAGEMENT 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: CREATE A BOX ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Search the Library's Digital Audio and Video Collection

Find & Share Entire Movies or Clips

Avalon Media System

  • Product Name: AVALON MEDIA SYSTEM
  • Used to: ACCESS THE NU LIBRARY DIGITAL MEDIA REPOSITORY
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: ACCESS AVALON
More

Upgrade My Meetings

Host, Record, & Share a Videoconference

Blue Jeans

  • Product Name: BLUE JEANS
  • Used for: VIDEOCONFERENCING 
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get Started: CREATE A BLUE JEANS ACCOUNT
More

Desktop Lecture Capture & Live Streaming

Panopto

  • Product Name: PANOPTO
  • Used for: LECTURE CAPTURE, LIVE STREAMING
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: LOGIN 
More

Participate in a Pilot

Video Annotation Tool for Canvas

Arc

  • Product Name: ARC
  • Used for: VIDEO ANNOTATION
  • Cost: NONE
  • Canvas Integration: YES
  • Get started: EMAIL US
More

For Canvas

For opportunities to enhance your Canvas course, please see the following:

Self-service: Northwestern Learning Apps can be used in any Canvas course at Northwestern to provide an additional tool or functionality. One-click to add to any course. See the list of offerings: 

Learning Apps

May require IT assistance: Extensions to Canvas are programs that compliment and extend the capabilites of Canvas. Account creation or other IT assitance may be required for setup. See the list of offerings: 

Extensions to Canvas