Digital Studio Help Videos

Thinking about converting those stacks of VHS home videos collecting dust into DVDs or digital video? Maybe you have a few carousels of 35mm slides you’d love to share on Facebook. We have all the equipment you need to easily digitize your photos and videos in the Digital Studios. But how does it work? Watch…

What to Do With All Those Photos and Documents?

Recently a patron asked how to take care of photographs, documents, and an old ledger that she had acquired after a death in the family. Looking into it, I realized this question has two elements. First, a fragile or historically significant item should be digitized so it won’t need to be handled any more. Second, the…

Selfie Sticks at the library…seriously

That’s right, you read the title correctly. Your library card grants you access to books, movies, music, astronomy binoculars, GoPros, and now….selfie sticks! You might be asking yourself, “why in the world would a library circulate selfie sticks?” It’s a fair question. But before I answer I should clarify that we’re not just circulating any old…

Jazz Up That Screencast with ScreenFlow

Recently, we added a nifty program called ScreenFlow to the Digital Studio computers. ScreenFlow is a simple video editor with an emphasis on screencasting. With ScreenFlow you can create professional instructional and presentation videos with ease. Screencasting is the process of recording your computer screen’s activity. People screencast all the time for demonstration purposes. For example, at…