The Production Lounge, part of the College of Charleston Libraries Scholars Studio, 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 the following programs:
|Mac 1: A/V Editing & Graphic Arts Scanner||Mac 2: A/V Editing & Cricut Maker||Mac 3: A/V Editing Only|
Mac 1 also has an archive-quality large format/slide scanner for image and slide scanning.
Slide holders are available for checkout at the Access & Instruction Desk. Scanned images can be edited using Adobe Creative Cloud.
Mac 2 also has a Cricut Maker cutting machine that allows you to create crafts and DIY projects with a variety of materials such as fabrics, card stock, vinyl, paper, and more.
Cricut blades and accessories can be reserved for checkout when you book the workstation. Users must supply their own materials (paper, vinyl, fabric, etc.).
Like the other workstations, Mac 3 has Adobe Creative Cloud software, iMovie, GarageBand, Audacity, and Xcode installed.
The audio/video editing tutorials below apply to all three workstations.
Slide Scanning Tutorial for Mac Station 1 (A/V & Graphic Arts Scanner) in the Production Lounge.
The library has a Cricut Maker 3 available for use in the Production Lounge!
Step-by-step instructions for planning and making a movie at the Addlestone Library Production Lounge.
Step-by-step instructions for creating and editing a podcast with Audacity at the Production Lounge in Addlestone Library.
Step-by-step instructions for creating and editing a podcast with Garage Band at the Addlestone Library Production Lounge.
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!
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.