The Multimedia Department is located on the second floor of the library in room 221 and is home to our digital initiatives program, as well as our media collection. Services include:
Use of the Multimedia Room is intended primarily for academic classes. However, when classes are not occupying the Multimedia Room, students or student groups may watch videos in the space.
The Multimedia Room must be reserved in advance using the above booking system.
The Multimedia Room's maximum capacity is 30.
The Kanopy collection holds 50,000+ films from thousands of leading producers such as Criterion Collection, Universal Paramount, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Educational Resources, etc. These films are all genres - from documentaries to movies and training videos - and touch on every topic imaginable.
The Multimedia Room has one LulzBot Taz 6 3D printer, with an available printing space of 11" x 11" x 9.8". Full technical specifications are available on the LulzBot website.
The printer is open and free to use by all members of the Morgan community solely for educational and research purposes. All prints must be monochromatic (available colors are dark blue or orange), and must be approved by the Digital Initiatives Librarian. For more information and to book a consultation, use the Multimedia Reservation "Book Now" button.
The purpose of the virtual reality stations is to help introduce virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) to the Morgan community, and help inform instructors & students in how VR/AR can be used to augment teaching, research, and learning. The library owns 3 HTC Vive headsets, powered by HP Z VR Backpack computers, allowing for a completely wireless VR experience.
Currently available software includes:
The library is able to work with faculty and staff purchase further games & software, provided that a specific plan of coursework or research is demonstrated. Contact Marcus Ladd for more information.
Due to increased popularity in streaming and digital formats, much of our legacy media collections are now kept in storage. To ensure they are available, please request any legacy media items at least 24 hours in advance by e-mailing Marcus Ladd at email@example.com or calling (443) 885-1706. You will receive confirmation when the item has been retrieved. Please note that this policy applies to all common physical media formats, including: