Services

Collaboration Spaces & Tools

Collaboration Spaces

Pods 1, 2, and 3 can be reserved for future use by groups of two or more. See descriptions below.

When not reserved, each space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

HDMI cable adapters and power cords for many types of devices can be checked out at the library Central Service Desk.

Reservations are made online:

Reserve a Collaboration Space


Study Room Pod 1

This enclosed room can seat six. Coming soon: a monitor equipped with an HDMI adapter in order to share your screen with other group members.

The Study Room Pod is located near the front of the library, in the Collaboration Corner, first floor.


Collaboration Pod 2

No matter your device, make it easy for the whole group to see your screen by projecting it onto a large wall monitor. Apple devices can connect wirelessly using Airplay--or project what is on your device by cable.

Collaboration Pod 2 is located in the front of the library, in the Collaboration Corner, first floor.


Collaboration Pod 3

Collaboration Pod 3 enables you to project what's on your laptop, tablet or smartphone onto a large screen. The 6 plug-ins enable multiple group members to share their screens. To use the Collaboration Station, plug the supplied cable into your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

The Collaboration Pod 3 is located in the back of the first floor of Bush Library.


Collaboration Pod 4

Same as Collaboration Pod 2, Apple devices can connect wirelessly using Airplay--or project what is on your device by cable.

Collaboration Pod 4 is not reservable. Located behind the Central Service Desk, first floor. During weekdays this pod is used for Technology and Research consultations. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis, after 6 PM on weekdays and during open hours on weekends.


Digital Media Arts Lab

The Digital Media Arts Lab is equipped with twenty Apple iMacs with access to the entire Adobe Creative Suite for audio, video, and image editing. Software includes Adobe InDesign, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, and much more. These programs allow students to use top of the line editing software that will help them to further their knowledge and build their portfolio in the digital arts. There are Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch Small Tablets attached to each monitor. The lab is also designed to support group multimedia collaboration and sharing.

 

The Digital Media Arts Lab is located in the basement of Bush Library. Not reservable, open 5 PM to close on weekdays, 8 AM to close on Saturday, and 12 PM to 10 PM on Sunday.

Collaboration Tools

The following are online tools to help you collaborate and manage group projects.

Google Drive, Google Hangouts, and WebEx are supported by Hamline ITS. Others are librarian recommended free online apps.