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One Button Studio

One Button Studio Opens at Spring Branch

HCC’s first One Button Studio is now open at the Spring Branch Campus Library (RC19). The studio provides a simplified recording environment where faculty, staff and students can create high quality videos with no knowledge of the technical aspects of production.


Lynda.com Now Available to HCC Faculty & Staff

lynda.com is a high-quality resource for faculty and staff looking to develop skills in Adobe, Microsoft Office, Moodle, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics.

Alexander Street Video Sample Videos

Present Great Documentaries to Students — Anywhere — with Alexander Street Video

Use Alexander Street Video to flip the classroom by assigning educational video for at-home viewing to supplement in-class discussions.


Explore the First Scientific Video Journal, JoVE

Attention science faculty members! Houston Community College Libraries are currently running a trial subscription for The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), a PubMed-indexed video journal.


Get Ready for Eagle Online 2

HCC will be upgrading Eagle Online in Spring 2014. Use our handy guide to make sure you’re prepared to teach your distance education or hybrid courses.


Summer 2015 Software Requests

Department Chairs, Summer 2015 is almost here and we are approaching the deadline for lab software requests (March 15th). Please review the software’s installed in your labs at http://tech.nwc.hccs.edu/software. To request new software or to update existing software, fill out the Classroom/Lab Software Request Form.

Northwest IT Requests

As we gear up for the first day of the semester, IT helpdesk as well as local IT support usually receive higher than normal volumes of tech support requests. Our priority at this stage is to ensure that Registration/Enrollment services and Student lab/classrooms are not affected by this increase in requests.