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December, 2011Archive

Dec 16

Greetings friends – for those of you borrowing equipment, you will have to wait until Tuesday. The Visual Resources Collection will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – December 20, 21, and 22. Then we will be closed until January 3rd 2012. For those of you still wondering what to do with slides, Here is […]

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Dec 15

Hello!  Just a reminder that the light sets are available to borrow for model photography both today -Thursday, and tomorrow as well as next week. If you want to use the copystand to photograph delicate drawings, please make an appointment between 9:30 and 4PM weekdays.

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Dec 09

For those of you who missed the ‘How to use Prezi’ sessions, here are some links to information on building a strong Prezi. Start on the Prezi website prezi.com and click on the learn tab. On that page there are video tutorials, as well as three sets of Cheat Sheets based on skill level.  The […]

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Dec 07

Clear Acetate Sleeves are available for check out in the VRC.  These sleeves may be used to protect drawings from smudges while scanning, or to easily scan drawings on trace.

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Dec 07

The copy stand in the VRC makes photographing drawings or smaller models an easy process.  A camera can be connected to an adjustable stand and lights are already set up. This should be used if your drawing is too delicate or unwieldy to go through the scanner in the DOC. At the moment, it must […]

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Dec 07

The Flip Video (2.2 x 1.2 x 4.2 inches) records up to 120 minutes of video.  It uses two AA batteries and is simple to operate with a power button on the side and a red record button in the center. The Canon Vixia HFM40 camcorder records video on a 8GB memory card.  Files can […]

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Dec 07

The Visual Resources Collection in room 1107 has all kinds of equipment that students may borrow. You must sign out the equipment and then return it, either within a few hours or overnight. Clockwise from top left: The 14.1 mega pixel black Panasonic Lumix ZS8 has 16x optical zoom, an 8gb memory card, and operates […]

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Dec 01

The Great Space is undergoing its fall transformation as the home of the Comprehensive Studio models. The Comprehensive Studio, ARCH 600, a graduate level design studio, has been working with structural mechanical and lighting consultants to design a Library.  Now, the time has come to build the large scale model, at 1/2″ = 1′-0. Check […]

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