Tutorials and Equipment Information
- How to Digitize a Cassette
- How to Digitize an LP
- How to Digitize a VHS Tape
- How to Capture from a DV, HD-DV, mini-DV, or HD-mini-DV
- Downloading Photos and Burning Them to a CD or DVD [ PC | Mac ]
- Scanning on the Flatbed Scanning Stations [ PC | Mac ]
- Scanning a Single Slide Using the Nikon Super COOLSCAN 5000 [ PC | Mac ]
- Using the Batch Slide Feeder for the Nikon Super COOLSCAN 5000 [ PC | Mac ]
- Scanning Film and Slides Using the Nikon Super COOLSCAN 9000
- 15 PCs with DVD/CD-RW drives including Windows 7, Office 2010 Suite, Adobe Creative Suite 5
- 15 Macs with DVD-RW/CD-RW drives including OSX, Office 2008, Adobe Creative Suite 5, iTunes, iMovieHD
- Audio editing stations:
- 1 each Mac and PC, same configuration as above plus Audacity/Peak Pro software, DAT, cassette and M-Audio input interface.
- Video editing stations:
- 2 Macs same configuration as above plus DVD +/- R, RW drives with iMovie HD and iDVD. Hardware includes S-VHS deck and Mini DV, DHDV decks.
- Scanning stations:
- 3 PCs same configuration as above plus Epson/Nikon scanning programs. Hardware includes one flatbed and two slide scanners.
- 2 Macs same configuration as above plus scanning programs (e.g. Nikon Scan). One includes flatbed scanner and the other has a slide scanner.
- TVs with built-in DVD/VHS players. In addition one has S-VHS and Worldwide player attached. Another has LaserDisc and U-Matic players attached.
- 1 Listening/Dubbing station with turntable, dual cassette, and CD player.
Wireless Access is available throughout the library.
Printing is available from all of our stations, including color printing. To print you will need a copy card which can be purchased on the 3rd floor of the FAL. The cost per page is $.10 for black and white and $.50 for color. Two-sided black and white printing is $.08 per side.
Bevo Bucks accepted at the printing station at the west end of the row of computers nearest the current periodicals.
Equipment Available for Checkout
- Digital Cameras
- Digital Video Camcorders
- MIDI Keyboards
- Slide Scanner Attachments
- Portable CD players
- Portable DVD players
- External Hard Drives
- Remote Control Tripod
- Digital Voice Recorders
- LCD Projectors