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 next to the Media Services Desk.

TechLab Staff include a TechLab Coordinator and trained student tutors.

Tips and Tutorials are learning resources you can access from any computer in PDF or video format.

What You Can Do

Scanning, Printing, & DigitizationVideo Editing and Design
  • Scan documents, photos, slides, & filmstrips
  • Edit scannded documents with OCR
  • Assistance with the Indus book scanner
  • Print color pictures and documents
  • 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'


  • Eight workstations (4 Windows & 4 iMacs)
  • Audio-Video Project room (MacBook Pro & 'Snowball' microphone)
  • Seven HPScanJet scanners with slide & filmstrip adaptors
  • SanDisk card reader for uploading photos
  • USB zip & floppy drives
  • Combo VCR/DVD player with TV monitor
  • Canopus Analog/Digital converter



AdobeiLife '11
InDesign CS4iMovie
Photoshop CS4iPhoto
Illustrator CS4iDVD
Acrobat Pro XiTunes


Microsoft Office 2010AdobeEducation
WordAcrobat Pro XTurning Point
PowerpointPhotoshop CS4Inspiration
ExcelDreamweaver (Macromedia version)

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