DIGITAL MEDIA STATIONS
Digital Media Stations provide tools for you to preserve, edit and create. You can convert old media to new digital formats or create new digital media using Adobe Creative Cloud and other software.
No matter the project, a Digital Media Station is a one-stop vintage and virtual shop!
Digital Media Station FAQs
A Digital Media Station, opens a new window is a space with equipment for you to convert your old media to a digital format or create new digital media.
- VHS tapes → DVD or digital file
- 8mm/Super 8 film → digital file (MP4)
- Vinyl records (33, 45, or 78 rpm) → CD or digital file
- 8mm, Hi8 and Digital8 camcorder tapes → DVD or digital file
- VHS-C tapes → DVD or digital file
- Audio cassette tapes → CD or digital file
- 35mm slides → digital file
- Negatives → digital file
- Old photos → digital file
If you would like assistance, please schedule an appointment, opens a new window with a librarian.
Some equipment can work with different media if you bring your own player. Discuss your project with a librarian, opens a new window to find out.
If we can't help you digitize the format you have, we can help you find someone in the area who can.
If you'll be converting media, bring your old media and something to store the digital files on. A flash drive of 16 GB should suffice for most projects.
If you're bringing CDs and DVDs, bring a few more than you think you'll need just in case. If you subscribe to Cloud storage, this is also an option.
You can reserve a Digital Media Station, opens a new window for up to 3 hours per day.
Digitial Media Station computers offer Adobe Creative Cloud, VLC Media Player, iTunes, Audacity, DVDStyler, Handbrake, Adobe Acrobat DC, EZ Vinyl Tape Converter,ElGato Video Capture, Epson Scan and Inkscape.