Study at the Great Valley Library

Rooms and Spaces

Study Rooms and Media Commons spaces available at the Great Valley Library
Room Capacity Features Reservations
Group Study

Rm 006G

Seats 4  43" TV, Solstice Pod, white board Reserve this group study room.
Group Study

Rm 006F
Rm 006H
Rm 006J

Seats 4 – 6

Seats 6
Seats 4
Seats 5

55" TV Solstice Pod, white board Reserve group study room 006F, H, J.
Media Commons
One Button Studio Ground Floor Room 006K
1 user or a group working together on a project Equipment: 1 iMac workstation
Microphone, ReflecMedia Screen, Lighting, Camera
Software: iMovie, GarageBand
Reserve the One Button Studio.
Media Commons
Media Editing Room Ground Floor Room 010
1 user Equipment: 1 iMac workstation
Software: iMovie, GarageBand, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro
Reserve the Media Editing Room.
  • Make a reservation through our online room reservation system, in person at the library’s circulation desk, or over the phone at 610-648-3215.
  • Study rooms and Media Commons rooms can be reserved and are also available on a first come, first served basis if they are not already reserved or in use.
  • Please note that a minimum of two students is required to make a reservation for group study rooms and that any one group can only reserve the room for three hours at a time.
  • Do not bring food or drink into Media Commons rooms.
  • To see if same day reservations are available please speak with a library staff member. For more information, please review the Group Study Room Guidelines.
  • Please try to be courteous to other groups by reserving a room based on the number of people in your group. For example, if there are only two people in the group, reserve one of the smaller rooms that seat four people.
  • QUESTIONS? Please call the circulation desk at 610-648-3215.

  

Scan, Copy and Print

  • The Library has two scanners that are free to use for students, faculty and staff.
  • There is one black-and-white printer.
  • Printing defaults to double-sided pages.

3D Printers

  • Raise 3D Pro2 and a Raise 3D Pro2 Plus are available in the Knowledge Commons.
  • Support is available through: Dennis Wozniak: dmw47@psu.edu or call 610-725-5319

  

Equipment to Borrow

Media Commons Library Equipment Available to Borrow
Item Model Number Available Loan Period
Camcorder Canon Vixia HD Video Camera (comes with caselogic case, cables, and SD card). 1 1 week
Wireless Microphone System (for use with camera) Saramonic lavalier microphone kit 1 1 week
Microphones for mobile devices Polsen MO-PL1 Lavalier Microphone 2 1 week
Phone Clips for tripod mount Vastar Universal Smartphone Tripod Adapter – Mount adapter 2 1 week
Tablet Clips 1 Vaster Universal iPad Tablet Tripod Mount
1 Holder Adapter
And iStabilizer tabMount
2 1 week
Podcast Microphone Snowball Blue 2 1 week
Tripod Sunpak 5858D Tripod with 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head. Comes with Sunpak carrying case. 2 1 week
Headsets Radioshack headphones (Library owned) 20  1 week
VR Headset (in library use only) Oculus Go 1 4 hours

 

Additional Assistance

Students:

 

Faculty:

Our regional Media Commons Consultant, Carla Seward, supports the eastern campuses of Penn State University by providing technology training for students. Faculty should watch for email notifications from the Center for Learning & Teaching to schedule your classroom visits from Carla.