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Multimedia Creation and Viewing

Multimedia Services are currently being offered at the Strozier Library Main floor - near the Exit and Circulation Desk.

For additional help with multimedia services and research, consult our Multimedia Research Guide or come visit us.


Help get started on becoming independent media creators and users
Capture, edit, and burn video and audio.
Scan, resize, and refine images.

Faculty and Instructors

Incorporate sound, images, and video into classroom presentations.
Get help with all sorts of projects, from preparing graphics for press to producing instructional videos and documentaries

Viewing Stations

Viewing stations are available on the Main Floor of Strozier Library near the Circulation Desk.

These can be used by current students and faculty with valid FSU ID to watch videos in both our closed, course reserves, and Open DVD collections.

Headphones are available for checkout with a valid FSU ID.

Equipment and Software

Soundforge 8.0
Garage Band (Mac)
Soundtrack (Mac)
Turntable, Mini-Disc Player/Recorder, DAT Player, Cassette Player/Recorder, Microphones
Camtasia Studio 3.0
Camtasia SnagIt 8.0
Vegas 8.0
DVD Architect
Livetype (Mac)
Final Cut Express HD (Mac)
iMovie HD (Mac)
iDVD (Mac)
iSight Webcam (Mac)
Sony Handicam MiniDV Video Camera (in-house use only), DV/S-VHS Dual Playback/Recording Decks, Sony DirectDisc DVD Burner, VHS Dubbing Deck
Web Development
Dreamweaver MX
Flash MX
Graphics and Image Editing
Photoshop CS2
Fireworks MX
Freehand MX
Epson 10000XL, 2400XL, and 2450 Scanners; Wacom Tablet
Productivity, Presentations, Publishing
Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Acrobat 8.0
Adobe PageMaker

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we have books on audio?   Not currently, but the Leon County Public Library does.

Do we check out video camera or projectors?   Please check with the Technology Center for Cameras, video recorders, and other equipment.

Do you have a video camera available to use in Strozier Library?   Yes, students may with the help of the staff record short presentations using video equipment located in the Technology area at the Circulation desk, Strozier Library.

Can I copy commercial video, or make MP3's from my CDs?   Only for educational purposes as permitted by US copyright law. Please brush up on fair use policy.

Can I get a VHS video converted to a electronic format like a .mov or .wmv?   Yes, we have analog to digital capturing hardware for this purpose.  You may copy up to three minutes for instructional or educational use.

Can I get audio cassettes converted to electronic formats like .wav or MP3?   Yes.  Fair Use guidelines apply to copyrighted material.

Do you have a typewriter to use?   Yes.  Ask for it at our service desk.

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