Research Guides

Technology in the Library

Digital Studio

The Digital Studio, located near the reference desk on the 2nd floor of the library, consists of three workstations with a variety of media playback and recording equipment (see table below). Be sure to borrow headphones and remote controls at the Circulation Desk (1st Floor).

Before using equipment, please note:

Digitization Equipment

Audio Digitization Station:  Plays and digitizes audio cassettes and vinyl.

Blu-ray Disc and DVD Player (BDP-S390/BX39):  Plays DVDs and Blu-ray discs

Toshiba DVD Video Recorder and Video Cassette Recorder (VHS) Combo (DVR620):  Plays VHS & DVDs. Converts VHS tapes to DVDs, and vice versa.

How to Digitize Audio Cassettes/LPs

The PDFs below describe how to digitize cassettes and LPs and, after digitization is complete, how to convert AIFF files with iTunes. After digitizing your analog file, you will need to save to a DVD/CD or flash drive.

How to Copy from VHS to DVD

This PDF details how to copy VHS tapes onto DVDs in the Graduate Center Library.