Category Archives: Digital Media Lab

Build-A-Lab: Media Labs in Ela Area, IL

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The Ela Area Public Library has two digital media labs in the same building. The purpose of the digital media labs is to provide Library patrons with a space where they may use various digital media technologies that support their educational, professional, and personal goals and endeavors.

Presentation slides: www.slideshare.net/abelden

Topics:

  • What inspired the library to obtain a media lab
  • List of equipment
  • Possible classes/training offered to the community
  • How the community has responded to the lab (attendance, project successes, etc.)

Audience: All library workers

Host: Utah State Library

Series: Build-a-Lab

Instructor: Anne Belden

Service Population: 33,000

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Build-A-Lab: Makerspaces in Lomira QuadGraphics, WI

creativespaceLearn about this exciting new Makerspaces lab in Lomira QuadGraphics Community Library, Wisconsin, where there is equipment to make digital art or physical objects. Residents can also convert formats: from VHS to DVD for example, or convert slides and photos to digital images. People can create print, audio, video, web design and other digital files that can help them with their business, school, hobbies, or help them to just have fun. Topics:

  • What inspired the library to obtain a media lab
  • List of equipment
  • Possible classes/training offered to the community
  • How the community has responded to the lab (attendance, project successes, etc.)

Audience: All library workers

Instructor: Shannon Barniskis

Service Population: 3,000

Build-A-Lab: Digital Projects in Highland Park, IL

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This recording is number three of a five-part online series highlighting Digital Media Labs and Makerspaces in public libraries across America. Digital Media Labs provide library patrons with a space where they may use various digital media technologies that support their educational, professional, and personal goals and endeavors. Labs include equipment and software. Patrons can create, design, restore and share: videos, images, music, websites, presentations, animations, digital art, physical objects, eBooks, podcasts, and much more.

Discover. Capture. Share. Topics:

  • What inspired the library to obtain a media lab
  • List of equipment
  • Possible classes/training offered to the community
  • How the community has responded to the lab (attendance, project successes, etc.)

Instructor: Chad Clark | New Media Librarian | Highland Park Public Library, Illinois

Service Population: 30,000

Series: Build-A-Lab