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Production Lounge: Using The Production Lounge

Production Lounge

About

Scholars Studio

A suite of spaces, equipment, resources, and services for curricular activities related to digital scholarship and media creation located in Addlestone Library. 

Scholars Studio

What is the Production Lounge?

Part of the College of Charleston Libraries Scholars Studio, the Production Lounge is a workspace for media creation, digital scholarship, and DIY activities that support curricular activities. It is located in Addlestone Library, Room 120. The Production Lounge has 3 Mac workstations with a variety of specialized software and equipment that may be reserved by College of Charleston students, faculty, and staff.

  • All workstations have access to Adobe Creative Cloud software, iMovie, GarageBand, and Audacity (for audio editing, podcasting, and video production). Xcode is also installed on all workstations.
  • Workstations may be reserved in 2 hour increments for up to 4 hours per day and a total of 10 hours per week. 
  • DIY activities are encouraged in the Production Lounge.
  • Some DIY equipment is available for use and checkout (i.e.Cricut Maker, Professional Button Maker). 
  • Users will need their College of Charleston ID to checkout equipment.
  • Users needing assistance must make an appointment.
  • Review the Addlestone Library Spaces policy for additional information.
  • Production Lounge computers are available during Library Hours of Operation.

Reserve a Workstation

Button Maker Image

The library has three button maker kits available for checkout!

Reserve A Button Maker

Button Maker How-To Guide

Tutorials

Scanning Slides Tutorial Card

Slide Scanning Tutorial for Mac Station 1 (A/V & Graphic Arts Scanner) in the Production Lounge.

Slide Scanning Tutorial

Reserve Mac Station 1

Production Lounge

The library has a Cricut Maker 3 available for use in the Production Lounge!

Reserve the Cricut Maker

Cricut Maker How-To Guide

Movie Making How-To Guide

Step-by-step instructions for planning and making a movie at the Addlestone Library Production Lounge.

Movie Making How-To Guide

Reserve Mac Station 1

Reserve Mac Station 2

Reserve Mac Station 3

Production Lounge

Audio Editing with Audacity Tutorial Card

Step-by-step instructions for creating and editing a podcast with Audacity at the Production Lounge in Addlestone Library.

Audacity Podcasting Tutorial

Reserve Mac Station 1

Reserve Mac Station 2

Reserve Mac Station 3

Production Lounge

Audio Editing Garage Band Tutorial

Step-by-step instructions for creating and editing a podcast with Garage Band at the Addlestone Library Production Lounge.

Garage Band Podcasting Tutorial

Reserve Mac Station 1

Reserve Mac Station 2

Reserve Mac Station 3

Production Lounge

Getting Help & Resources

Scholars Studio Card
Schedule an appointment with a Studio team member to see if we can assist you! 

Make an In Person Appointment

Make an Online Appointment

Learn Adobe Creative Cloud with LinkedIn Learning card

Want to learn how to use all the programs and features available in Adobe Creative Cloud? Use LinkedIn Learning! Adobe CC is available on all the workstations in the Production Lounge!

LinkedIn Learning

Production Lounge

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Interested in learning how to make a movie or podcast? Need to learn more about XCode for an assignment? Interested in learning Canva to make buttons? Want to use Photoshop to edit images or Illustrator to draw digital illustrations?

LinkedIn Learning is a great resource for learning and it is available for free for College of Charleston students, faculty and staff.

LinkedIn Learning

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