Digital Media Commons

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre’s Digital Media Commons aims to provide music and media commons spaces to support faculty, students and staff at UBC. Located in the Music, Art and Architecture Library on level 3 of the Learning Centre, the space includes four high-tech, acoustically buffered multimedia rooms and carrels that house Mac multimedia workstations with music editing software.

The Digital Media Commons is open the same hours as the Music, Art and Architecture Library.

source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Digital_Media_Commons/About

Carrels

8 Mac multimedia workstations with the following software:

Headphones are available for loan at the Information Desk on level 3 of the I. K. Barber Learning Centre.

Digital Media Rooms

Four bookable rooms are available in the Digital Media Commons. Details are as follows:

Room 323

  • Acoustically buffered room equipped with table, 5 chairs, mac mini, display screen, audio speakers, turntable and external optical drive for CDs.
  • Capacity: 5
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Room 324

  • Acoustically buffered room equipped with table, 5 chairs, mac mini, display screen, audio speakers, and a CD/DVD player.
  • Capacity: 5
  • Book now

Room 325

  • Acoustically buffered room equipped with table, 5 chairs, mac mini, display screen, audio speakers, and a DVD/VCR player (will also play CDs).
  • Capacity: 5
  • Book now

Room 326 (Seminar Room - Faculty Only)

  • Soundproofed seminar room equipped with conference table, 5 chairs, mac mini, display screen, audio speakers, turntable and Blu-Ray Player (will also play CDs).
  • Capacity: 14
  • Faculty request form

source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Digital_Media_Commons/Technology

Use Policies

To ensure fair access to all users, please observe the following:

  • Digital Media Rooms can only be booked by groups requiring the audio/visual equipment in the room. If your group does not require the audio/visual equipment in the room, please book a regular group study room.
  • Bookings can only be made by groups of 2 or more UBC students, faculty, or staff. Please note that rooms 323-325 have a maximum capacity of 5 people. Room 326 has a maximum capacity of 14 people.
  • A group (not each member of a group) may book a room for up to 3 hours per day, three times a week, up to 7 days in advance. Faculty members are exempt from this policy and can book Room 326 by submitting the Faculty Request Form.
  • Groups who are more than 10 minutes late forfeit their booking.
  • Digital Media rooms close 30 minutes before the Library closes.
  • Digital Media rooms are to be used in compliance with the UBC Library Food and Drink Policy.
  • Bookings are made online through the Library Room Booking System.

Access

The Digital Media Rooms are locked. At your scheduled booking time visit the Information Desk on level 3 of the I. K. Barber Learning Centre and present your UBC card to confirm your booking. The room will then be unlocked by a library staff member.

source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Digital_Media_Commons/Access

For questions or to access the rooms at your scheduled booking time, visit the Information Desk on level 3 of the I. K. Barber Learning Centre.

source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Digital_Media_Commons/Contact

To book one of the Digital Media Rooms, read through the Use Policies and then visit the Library’s online room booking service.

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