The Instructional Media Center (IMC) is a multi-media, audio-visual, and computer resource facility which includes a student multimedia lab, the language lab and a closed vault housing the video, CD-ROM and AV equipment collections. Both labs are closed for the 2020-21 academic year.
Summer 2021: Closed May 15th-July.
The IMC is located in L32 - on lower level 1 of the non-library part of the building. It can be reached by taking the lobby elevator to LL1 or via the lobby stairs on the east side of the building (to your left as you walk in the main entrance).
Questions about the IMC?
Contact Jim Holmes, Director of Access Services (503)777-7352 or call the IMC circulation desk (503)777-7531.
- How to Search for Videos and Equipment in the Library Catalog
- Language Learning Resources
- AV Equipment and The Student Multimedia Lab
Videos placed on course reserve are located at the IMC circulation desk. The loan period for IMC reserves is 3 hours. Most videos reserves are also streamed on the course moodle.
DVD, VHS & Streaming Video
The IMC has a collection of over 12,000 videos in DVD and VHS formats. Checkout is one week for most videos. Click here for a collection of our streaming video services. For film recommendations, listings by title or language, and monthly annotated features, check out - The IMC Film Guide
The IMC checks out audio-visual and computer equipment. Headphones, laptops, iPads and chargers check out for 24 hours. All other equipment checks out for 3 days. Late fines are $1/day. Current audio-visual equipment available for checkout includes: projectors, screens, camcorders, digital cameras, portable audio recorders, VCR/DVD players, compact powered speakers, headphones, Wacom tablets, and extension cords. To reserve equipment, please fill out the online form or email Jim Holmes.
Mac and PC laptops and chargers are available in the IMC for loan. By default, laptops are due the next day that the IMC is open (Mon-Thur, 10am - 4pm). To check out a laptop for the day or weekend, stop by the IMC during open hours. If you need a laptop for a few days or weeks, please fill out this form. If you need a laptop for the semester, please apply for Student Technology Equipment Program.