The TechLab

The TechLab is a 2nd floor resource of Van Wylen Library. It is a specialized computer lab that is staffed by student tutors to support academic technology projects and assist with digital content creation.

Location and Hours - The TechLab is open during library hours and is located across from the Curriculum Library and works in conjunction with the Media Services area.

Staff includes a TechLab Supervisor and trained student tutors.

What You Can Do

Scanning, Printing, & DigitizationVideo Editing and Design
  • Scan documents, photos, slides, & filmstrips
  • Edit scanned documents with OCR
  • Assistance with the Indus book scanner
  • Color printing from the TechLab computers
  • Create and print posters
  • Edit jobs for printing at CopyWorks
  • Begin a Video Project
  • Upload videos from a camera
  • Convert video files
  • Edit videos in iMovie
  • Export videos to iDVD
  • Create a finished DVD
Photo Editing & DesignAccess to Audio Visual Project Room
  • Edit images using Adobe Photoshop software
  • Convert to different file types
  • MacBook Pro
  • iLife Suite & Final Cut Pro Express
  • Snowball microphone for recording purposes
Education Department Software
  • Upload pictures & documents to 'Chalk & Wire'
  • Assistance with 'Inspiration'

Helpful links

Software

Apple

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Acrobat Pro X
  • iMovie
  • iPhoto
  • iDVD
  • iTunes
  • Garageband

Windows

  • MS Word
  • MS Powerpoint
  • MS Excel
  • MS Publisher
  • Acrobat Pro X
  • Photoshop
  • Turning Point
  • Inspiration

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