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Media Services Staff

Media Services is located behind the circulation desk in Pelletier.
Box 117

Rita Manning

Media Services Specialist

Aimee Reash

Digital Imaging Specialist


Image Production

Digital Image Production

Media Services can create digital images from slides, photos or book illustrations for educational purposes.

Working with other library staff we can coordinate loading images into the Luna digital asset management system.

Projects involving the Luna system should be coordinated with Helen McCullough or Linda Bills.

For simple image production projects, please contact Rita Manning or Aimee Reash.


Media Copying Services

Within the limits of copyright, we can transfer

VHS---to---> VHS or DVD DVD---to---> DVD
Mini-DV tape---to---> DVD or VHS CD---to---> CD or audiotape
VHS-C---to---> VHS or DVD Audiotape---to---> Audiotape, CD, DVD, or VHS
SVHS---to---> VHS or DVD LPs---to---> CD or Audiotape

    There is a nominal duplicating charge for materials.

    Contact Rita Manning to discuss your specific project.

Copyright:  We cannot copy from one format to another if the title is available commercially in the target format.  You must purchase another copy in the new format.


Off-Air Taping

Taping from Armstrong Cable

Media Services can record Armstrong cable broadcasts for classroom use to VHS or DVD. Minimal editing is possible, i.e. elimination of commercials, chapter marking, etc.

There is a nominal charge for materials.

Contact Rita Manning to discuss your specific project.


Media Equipment

Equipment Management

Medial Services has primary responsibility for in the selection, purchase and maintenance of the library's collection of audio, video and photographic equipment for faculty and student use.

The library maintains media equipment that can be checked out by all community members. It also houses and oversees the circulation of equpment owned by academic departments and available specifically to their faculty and students. It is part of our responsibility to keep the equipment sets complete and in working order.

We can help you determine which equipment is suitable for your project needs.

We can provide instruction on the use of the equipment.

While standard borrowing procedures are handled through the Circulation Desk, special requests are assessed and facilitated through Media Services.

Please contact Rita Manning to discuss your project needs or schedule assistance with specific equipment.

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