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How to Watch a Film in the Library

As listed below, a number of campus libraries provide video facilities for both individual and group viewing. Hours vary, so please check before visiting an individual library.

LocationType of EquipmentComments
Eugene Ormandy Music & Media Center - 4th Floor West Widescreen monitors, VCR/DVD/Blu-Ray/LaserDisc Players and network-connected computers; recording room and audio lab 5 rooms with wireless headphones can each accommodate 4-5 people. Each room offers a VHS videocassette player equipped to handle PAL, NTSC, and MESECAM video formats, an all-region DVD player, a Blu-Ray player, a network-connected computer, and a 37" flat-panel widescreen monitor. Three rooms (424.3, 424.5, 424.7) include laserdisc players. Audio lab includes audio components connected to iMac Pros. Recording room includes two microphones, mixer, and an iMac Pro (Reservations are required to use the audio lab computers and the recording room.)
Undergraduate Study Center (Rosengarten)Monitor/VCR/DVD 6 viewing stations, 1 group viewing room. 5 VCRs are capable of playing PAL, NTSC and MESECAM video formats. Key and remotes for group viewing room and head phones and adapters for individual viewing stations can be checked out at the Rosengarten Desk.
Weigle Information Commons - 1st Floor WestDVD/video cameras 3 study rooms (rooms 127, 128, and 129) with DVD recorders connected to wall-mounted video cameras and microphones for practicing presentation skills. Playback available on wall-mounted plasma screens.

Laptops with DVD viewing capability available throughout the 12 group study booths, 10 group study rooms, and 2 alcove areas.
Vitale Digital Media Lab (rm 121) - 1st Floor WestVCR/DVD/MiniDV/CD/Audio cassette/turntable/video cameras/scanners VCRs (PAL, SECAM, or NTSC), multi-region DVD player, DVD recorder, mini DV decks, cassette-to-CD copier, and turntable (33 or 45 speed vinyl records only, not 78 speed) connected to 10 Macintosh workstations to allow audio/video importing/exporting/editing. 2 flatbed scanners and 1 slide scanner. Poster printer for posters up to 42" wide and 100 feet in length. Paper cutter for cutting single sheets of paper up to 54" wide. Multimedia software includes iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Macromedia suite, and Garage Band. USB headsets with microphones to allow audio recording in the lab. Assistance with all hardware and software available during lab hours.
Glossberg Spoken Voice Recording Room (rm 424.2) - Ormandy Music and Media Center, 4th Floor WestMac Pro, microphones, audio interface, midi keyboard A resource for faculty, students, and staff to record the spoken word for podcasts, video voice-overs, and interviews. Use of the room assumes basic knowledge of GarageBand, iMovie, or Audacity. Room must be reserved through the Room Scheduler. Assistance with hardware and software available from the Vitale Digital Media Lab during lab hours.
LocationType of EquipmentComments
3620 Walnut Street - 2nd Floor3 standard DVD/video combo players with monitors. 1 PC station with DVD capability. 3 laptops (on-site lending) with DVD capacity. Headphones available at Circulation Desk There are 3 viewing booths with 30-inch monitors with DVD/video players that can be used for single or small group viewing. 4 VCRs and 1 Laser Disc player are available at the back of the library. Head Phones can be checked out at the Circulation Desk.
LocationType of EquipmentComments
Ground Floor-study carrels5 VCRs with monitors Head phones available at the Circulation Desk. Each unit can be shared by 2-5 people.
Ground Floor-study room1 VCR with 19" monitor The equipment is on a cart and can be moved to other study rooms and locations. This study room seats up to 8 people.
LocationType of EquipmentComments
Fine Arts Library - 1st FloorVCR and MonitorThere is one VCR/Monitor. Head phones are available at the Circulation Desk.
LocationType of EquipmentComments
Museum Library - Main LevelVCR and Monitor.There is one VCR and Monitor located in a dedicated video room.