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Multimedia Creation Resources at the Fordham Commons: Welcome

Use the links and resources available here to help you create multimedia projects at the Fordham Multimedia Lab in Douglass Library

About this guide

This is a general guide to help you navigate the resources available on the computers at the Sharon Fordham Multimedia Lab and Commons

Please visit the Lab and Commons area during our regular hours on the ground floor of the Mabel Smith Douglass Library.

Fordham Lab Hours


Mon- Thurs 8:30 AM to 11 PM

Friday 8:30 AM to 8:45 PM

Saturday 10 AM to 5:45 PM

Sunday Noon to 11 PM


Fordham Commons will be open during building hours


Closed on all University holidays

Click here to view the schedule for all of the Rutgers Libraries and for holiday closings.

Welcome to the New and Improved

Now Available!

New at the Fordham FabLab- A Douglass Makerspace

MakerBot 3D printers 




The Fordham Lab has extended our footprint

We now have the Fordham Lab Classroom, complete with music keyboards.  This space near Media will be open regular hours when classes are not being held in the space.  

The Fordham Commons (A Multimedia Collaboration Space) is located on the south end of the ground level.  It is open during regular building hours.

Fordham Multimedia Lab

Adobe CC - Now Available!


Please visit us often, as this site will be updated on a regular basis.  Thanks, and see you at the Fordham spaces

The following resources are available on Macintosh
computers in the Fordham Multimedia Lab and Commons:

• Please Note:  We are no longer able to support Final Cut Pro in our spaces.  At this point we do not have a timeline for upgrading to FCPX.  Please see a staff member if you have any questions.
• Sibelius 7
• Color
• Compressor
• DVD Studio Pro
• Motion
• Microsoft Office for Mac
• Finale
• Snapz
Pro Tools Express
Photoscore (only on scanner machine in Commons- please see lab assistants for help)

Apple Logic


Adobe CC including:

• After Effects
• Bridge
• Dreamweaver
• Encore
• Fireworks
• Flash
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• Media Encoder
• Photoshop
• Premiere Pro

iLife ’11 including:







iWork ’09 including:





The following items are available for loan at the Media Center:

Wacom tablet
Keyboard and stand

Audio recorders

Flash drives for Mac

Card reader

Cannon video camera

Panasonic video camera

Bloggie video camera

MBox and iLok


The following items are available for use in the lab:

Large Format Scanner


Cassette player

MiniDV Deck



Multimedia Resources

Stacey Carton
Stacey Carton MLIS

Manager- Fordham Commons- A Multimedia Collaboration Space

Mabel Smith Douglass Library

8 Chapel Drive

New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8527

phone: 848 932-5042