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MRC for students

Students The Multimedia Resource Center offers a wide range of services for students. Unlike other branches of the library,  Media is NOT permitted to leave the MRC  unless permission is given by a professor or administrator.

Jobs at the MRC- MRC Assistant applicants who are work-study qualified will be taken from Mid-April until just before Final Exams at the Supervisor's discretion. 

iMovie, Camtasia, and Adobe Elements are available on a number of machines. Access to photoshop is available inside the main office

COLOR PRINTING is currently only for academic needs and logged/used through the MRC office. Please see the copy center for other color printing.

Full campus access to log in areas, mail, the internet and a printer. Please note that our printer is not made for large-scale printing jobs. Since we have so many classes in Stein, it is a quick stop for printing mail, power access, and wi-fi as well. We have a new area specifically for users bringing laptops. Our Media Suites are a sound-reduced area with access to stationary microphones, cameras for recording.

 


 

MRC Virtual Reality Room

Viewing/Virtual Reality Room. Available as a DVD viewing area, breakout room, meetings for practicums and Skype conferencing (on request). In addition, a VR console has been added and access may be granted to the unit after speaking with Ian Kaloyanides (ikaloyan@holycross.edu) Available as a DVD viewing area, breakout room, meetings for practicums and Skype conferencing (on request).

Access to small-scale scanning, Adobe Elements. Please see the Copy Center for larger needs and color printing. Access to specialty software for MLL COLOR PRINTING is currently only for academic needs and logged/used through the MRC office. Please see the copy center for other color printing.

Aplle TV station picture New Media Suites: Two rooms set aside for video and audio recording, editing and online meetings, please see more information under the link Media Suites

Books may be scanned and transferred to (computer voice) Audio format at the MRC. This is a lengthy process as the book must be approved as having no audio book available through Disability Services, a signed waiver that you approve that your book may be unbound, and the binding removed by Graphic Arts. Then, it can be brought to MRC to be scanned and read by OCR software and (human) proof-read before submission into Kurzweil for text-to-speech. We do this on a first-come, first serve basis. This can also be done for assigned readings.

 

scan station

 

 

 

Our Whiteboard Wall. See and share ideas on a large scale with our floor-to-ceiling space with dry-erase creativity (cleaned daily) wall of whiteboard

 

*** Those items that DO NOT contain a Call Number are owned by individual faculty and stored temporarily within the collection.

Audio Files
Video Holdings
Library Search

Students with Laptops-tech help from ITS

 

Helpful documents about foreign language keyboards and spellcheck, and accent marks.

 

And more! Feel free to ask if a service is available. Even if we cannot provide it, we may know who can!