Instructional Media Center (IMC)

The Instructional Media Center 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 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.  

Questions about the IMC? 

Contact Jim Holmes, Director of Access Services (503)777-7352 or call the IMC circulation desk (503)777-7531.

IMC Reserves

Vidoes placed on course reserve are located at the IMC circulation desk.  The loan period for IMC reserves is 3 hours and materials must be used in the Instructional Media Center.  Faculty can checkout IMC reserves for their own class for 1 week.

DVDs & Videos

The IMC has a collection of over 12,000 videos in DVD and VHS formats.  Standard checkout is 3 days for students, 1 week for faculty.  For film recommendations, listings by title or lanaguage, and monthly annotated features, check out -
The IMC Film Guide


The IMC checks out audio-visual equipment and laptops.  Headphones, laptops and chargers check out for 1 day (due in the IMC at closing). 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, USB headsets, Wacom tablets, and extension cords.  To reserve equipment, please fill out the online form or email Jim Holmes.

If you have a suggestions for equipment we should add to our inventory - or feedback about the IMC in general, please fill out this form.