Technology Equipment

Technology Equipment | Media Lab | Equipment Loan Policies

Audio/Video Equipment on Reserve

Members of the UMaine community in need of A/V equipment for classroom or other presentations may reserve LCD projectors, laptops, cameras, camcorders, audio recorders, tripods, microphones, and public address systems through Fogler Library.

Do you know what you need?

Call the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, 207.581.3333, for help determining the equipment that best meets your course related instructional or presentation needs.

Reserve the equipment.

Visit or call the Fogler Library Reserve Desk, 207.581.1641, or visit the Audio/Video Equipment list in Reserves to identify equipment availability.

Pick up the equipment.

Pick up A/V equipment at the Fogler Library Reserve Desk. Users guides are available for all equipment but if you know need help configuring or operating equipment, please contact IT Media Services, 207.581.2500, to schedule assistance at least 24-hours in advance of the scheduled presentation.

Loan Policy

  • 3-day loan period
  • UM System students, faculty, and staff only
  • Valid UM System ID required for checkout

Equipment Available at Circulation

Laptop Computers

35 laptops are available for 4 hour checkout to University of Maine students, faculty, and staff. You will need to present your Maine Card to the Circulation staff and read and sign our Policy For Use Form. Please see the laptop checkout policy. The laptops are equipped with:

  • Wireless connection to the Internet
  • Microsoft Windows, MS Office, FirstClass, Web browsers

Computer workstations

  • 1 Windows based non-linear digital video production stations
  • 2 Windows scanner station
  • 1 Windows based Digital Audio/Editing production station

Scanning

Two scanning stations are available in the Media Resource Center for scanning various formats of text and images, including photos and other images, microfilm and microfiche, and books and journal articles. Color Printing is available.

  • 2 Epson Perfection 3590 Photo scanners with ABBYY Fine Reader 6.0 Sprint

Listening and Viewing Equipment

Circulation has equipment for utilizing many media formats including:

  • DVD
  • VHS videotape
  • Reel to reel
  • Videodiscs
  • Compact Discs
  • Audiocassettes
  • LPs
  • Laser Discs

Computer workstations

  • 1 Windows based non-linear digital video production stations
  • 2 Windows scanner station
  • 1 Windows based Digital Audio/Editing production station

Digital Video

Circulation provides basic digital video recording and editing equipment available to all students, faculty and staff. 2 DVcamcorders are available for 24 hour checkout. Digital Video editing is available on Windows platforms. For details on software and hardware see Lab Listings.