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The Digital Media Lab (DML) offers the space, equipment, and software for you to get creative with photo, video, music, and design. It also allows you to convert vinyl records, cassettes, and VHS tapes into CD, DVD, and digital formats.

See below for instructions and help links for the software and equipment available in the DML. If you have questions or would like to make a reservation in the DML, please call the Info Desk at 847-929-5101 or email at info@mgpl.org.

 

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Adobe Illustrator instructions | help
Adobe InDesign instructions | help
Adobe Fireworks instructions | help
Blender instructions | help
Unity instructions | help
Scratch instructions | help
Inkscape instructions | help

DML_music

Ableton Live 9 instructions | help
Audacity instructions | help
GarageBand instructions | help
EZ Vinyl Converter instructions | help
EZ Tape Converter instructions | help

 Alesis QX25 Midi keyboard controller
 Sennheiser ND-280 Pro headphones

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Apple Photos instructions | help
Adobe Photoshop instructions | help
GIMP Image Editor instructionshelp

 Epson Perfection V500 Scanner

DML_video

Adobe Premiere instructions | help
iMovie instructions | help
Roxio Toast DVD instructions | help
Handbrake instructions | help
Elgato Video Capture instructions | help

 Toshiba DVR620 Converter
 VHS-C Video Cassette Adapter

 

OTHER EQUIPMENT:

  • iMac with Yosemite OS
  • DVD disk drive
  • Floppy disk drive
  • Microfilm machine (on first floor)
 

DML

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Wednesday, November 8
Converting Your VHS Home Movies | Demo

RESERVATIONS

  • To use the DML, sign up at the Info Desk or call 847-929-5101.
  • Reservations can be made in advance for 3-hour work sessions. Extended time is permitted if no one else is waiting. Total daily limit: 5 hours.
  • The equipment can be reserved up to 7 days in advance.
 

GUIDELINES

  • Open to MGPL cardholders and non-residents with registered cards.
  • Must be 13 and older; under 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • No food or drinks are permitted.
  • Room capacity is 4 people at any time.
  • All projects must be saved on an external memory device.
  • Use of the DML is limited to digital media projects only.
  • Users are responsible for any damage or misuse of lab equipment.

Lab users must abide by MGPL Internet and Technology Policy, and all applicable laws, including the U.S. Copyright Law  (Title 17, U.S. Code)

 

DML HOURS

    MON-THURS    9am - 8:30pm

    FRI                    9am - 5:30pm

    SAT                   9am - 4:30pm

    SUN                  1pm - 4:30pm

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