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Distance Education Training Cheat Sheets

Contact the Research Desk

Feel free to reach out to us if you have questions! You can visit us at the Research Desk during our regular hours, or we can schedule a time to meet one-on-one in-person or over Zoom. 

Contact the Research Desk at:

There's a librarian available at the desk from 10 to 6, Monday through Thursday, and from 10 to 5 on Friday.

We respond to any voicemails and emails during our shifts. 

Learn more about the law library at our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a web based communications platform that allows you to connect with other users through audio, video, phone, and chat. 

What are the System requirements for Zoom?

  • A broadband or wireless internet connection  (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth speakers and a microphone 
  • A built-in, USB plug-in webcam or HD webcam - built-in, USB plug-in or an HD cam or HD camcorder with a video-capture card

What operating systems does Zoom support?

  • macOS X with macOS X (10.10) or later
  • Windows 11 (on Zoom version 5.9.0 or higher) 
  • Windows 10 (Devices running Windows 10 must run Windows 10 Home, Pro, or Enterprise)
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Mint 17.1 or higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
  • Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher
  • CentOS 6.4 or higher
  • Fedora 21 or higher
  • OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher
  • ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Can I run Zoom on my device?

Yes. You can run zoom on iOS and Android devices, Blackberry devices, Surface PRO 2 or higher (running Windows 8.1 or higher), and Tablet PCs running Windows 10 Home, Pro, or Enterprise. Note: Tablet PCs only support the Zoom desktop client.

How can I get the Zoom app?

Download it from http://suffolk.zoom.us.

Where can I learn more about using Zoom?

Zoom Support.