Using the digital studio for your business

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Join me for a virtual tour of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library Digital Studio and Tech Services area. This presentation was given with a perspective on how business owners can use the resources available in the digital studio.

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Using the digital studio for your business

  1. 1. September 9 & 10, 2013 Julie Kittredge Business Services Advisor
  2. 2. Tech Help Desk
  3. 3. Tech Help Desk  Reserve 2 hr time slots in The Studio  Assistance with scanners, copiers, computers  Referrals to resources that help you work smarter  Set 30 minute appointments on how to  Set up your e-reader  Use an iPad or other tablet  Use software in the Studio  Use Studio equipment  Navigate social media  Follow up from any of the tech classes you attend  And other 1:1 needs related to technology
  4. 4. The Tech Bar
  5. 5. Public Computers
  6. 6. Training Center
  7. 7. Training Center  Educational & Training Resources  80 Technology classes per month  Photography & photo editing  Graphic Design  Beginner & Intermediate computer instruction  iPads, eBooks & apps  Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Keynote, Numbers, etc.  All social media  Photoshop, Illustrator, and more!!  Technology Calendar for current programs
  8. 8. Entrance to The Studio
  9. 9. 5 private rooms equipped with the latest technology and digital resources http://ahml.info/studio
  10. 10. Studio A
  11. 11. What you can do  Convert old-school recordings and images to digital  USB Cassette Tape Deck, USB Turntable  VHS/DVD conversion unit  An optic film and slide scanner – convert to digital images  High quality flatbed Epson scanner
  12. 12. Studio B
  13. 13. Studio C
  14. 14. What you can do  Creative Software  Creative Suite for photo editing and graphic design  Photoshop – photo editing  Illustrator – graphic design  InDesign – newsletter, brochure, and other page layouts  Dreamweaver – website builder  Screenflow – creating screen captures, tutorials,  See the Business Center database tutorials  iMovie – editing videos, interviews, book trailers, video promo of your business  See Business Spotlights
  15. 15. Production
  16. 16. What you can do  Photography  Backdrops: white, black, and green  Lighting – softboxes  Studio flashes  Images can be used on websites, blogs, facebook headers, etc.  Can check out a Canon 60D SLR for use in the Studio  Still photos to present a portfolio of work or samples  Professional high quality shots for your website  Professional headshot (see October 23rd program)
  17. 17. What you can do  Sound  Sofware for recording & editing music  Isolation vocal booth  Digital keyboard and digital drum set  Software for recording music  Garageband, Logic Pro, Toontrack, EZDrummer
  18. 18. Other resources …  Complete list of resources in The Studio  Laptops and Ipads can be checked out for 2 hr time-slots with a library card  The technology classes alone can be used as a training resource for you or your employees – for free!  Flash drives ($6.00) and Discs ($.75) are available for purchase  Printing and copying for a small fee  Simple Scan Station  Scan photos and documents then save or send to email, flash drive, Google docs, or Fax http://ahml.info/visit/computers
  19. 19. Available for check out:  1 week check out: You can borrow digital recorder for interviews, triopods, a camcorder, or a small point & shoot for one week at a time.  4 hr checkout within the Studio: wireless Lav Mic and hard drives, professional grade SLR camera.
  20. 20. I’ve never used this software before!  Training opportunities in the Technology classes  Schedule an appointment with anyone in digital services  Use the online training tutorials and databases available in the library or from home with a library card  Lynda (in studio only), Atomic Training, and Learn4Life
  21. 21. Go inside The Studio Take a virtual tour via Google maps

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