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Media Center  

Information about the resources and services available from the Central College Media Center
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About the Media Center

Phone:  641-628-5218
Media Center Office Manager:  Debbie Phipps  641-628-5169

Media Center 628-5218
Sunday 3pm-9pm
Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday Closed


The Media Center is located in the building east of the library. (See campus map for directions.)




Services and Assistance

  • Videos and DVDs for student checkout and viewing
  • Assistance in creating original video productions for class assignments
  • Video recording of campus events
  • Video and digital editing
  • Color and photo printing
  • Laminating
  • Student photos for study abroad applications
  • Scanning
  • Faxing
  • DVD, CD, videotape and audiotape duplication
  • Spiral binding
  • Transparency production
  • Web page development, including scanning and digital cameras.
  • Other services may be available -- Call us (ext. 5218) to see if we can be of service to you.




Supplies that may be purchased or charged to personal/department accounts

  • Blank dvds, cds, video and audio tapes
  • Roll paper, poster board
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Blank transparencies
  • Other instructional supplies

Campus Cable

Campus Cable

The Media Center manages programming for Channel 2 (campus events calendar and announcements).



Media Equipment

The Media Center provides A-V equipment for class and academic use by students and faculty. Equipment can be checked out for short periods of time. 

Equipment Available for Checkout 

  • VHS camcorders
  • Digital-8 camcorders 
  • Digital still cameras
  • VHS video players
  • DVD player
  • TV/VCR combos
  • CD/tape boomboxes
  • Portable cassette recorders/players
  • Slide projectors  
  • Portable overhead projectors 
  • Opaque projector 
  • Record players 
  • Projection screens

Requesting Media

Central College faculty, students and staff may submit requests to purchase Audio/Visual materials. Please use the Audio-Visual Purchase Request Form below and return it via campus mail to Library Acquisitions, Campus Box 6500 or Geisler Library 217.



Searching for Media in the Library Catalog

Media Collections All are searchable in the library online catalog.

  • Videos
  • DVDs
  • Audio recordings (CDs, cassettes,)
  • CD-ROMs



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