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Multimedia Creation Resources at the Fordham Commons: FAQs

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

Fordham Lab Hours

Fordham Lab is open when the building is open and classes are not being held in the space.

Fordham Commons will be open during regular building hours

 

Closed on all University holidays

Click here to view the hours for Douglass Library spaces

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

Can I print in the Lab?

Fordham computers will print black and white documents from your Rutgers ID on the OIT printers on the Main Level.

 

DVD drive

Can I use a DVD?

Please check out a SuperDrive at the circulation desk on the main level.

My teacher said that class was being held in the library. Can you tell me where?

Check the Rutgers Room Schedule website here .

Where can I borrow headphones?

Headphones and other equipment, including Wacom tablets, voice recorders, card reader, and music keyboards are available at the Circulation Desk.  Please click the tab labeled "Hardware" or click here to read more about these resources.

How come I can't save to my drive?

Is the drive formatted correctly?  In order to save on a Mac, the drive must be formatted for Mac or as a FAT drive, not as a Windows drive.  To determine how your external drive is formatted, right click on it, choose "Get Info" and check the Format in the "General" tab.

To reformat your hard drive use the Apple Disk Utility.  You can search for this Utility by clicking on the Spotlight (magnifying glass) on the upper right corner of your screen. 

WARNING!  Reformatting your drive will erase all information on the drive.

Disk Utility -> Select your disk -> Click "Erase" on the top menu, choose your desired format (FAT, exFAT, journaled etc), give it a new name, click erase.

How can I save my iLife project?

User -> Movies -> iMovie projects -> Project name, drag over to external hard drive, usb or memory card.

Scanning a multipage document

To scan multiple pages into a single document, when choosing to save the file change the default file type of "Jpg" to "multi page tiff" or "pdf".

Multimedia Resources

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Stacey Carton
Contact:
Stacey Carton MLIS

sacarton@libraries.rutgers.edu

Manager- Fordham Commons- A Multimedia Collaboration Space



Mabel Smith Douglass Library

8 Chapel Drive

New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8527

phone: 848 932-5042

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