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Information about the resources and services available from the Central College Media Center
Last Updated: Jan 28, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About the Media Center

NOTICE JANUARY 14, 2016: Media Center is in the porcess of relocating to the second floor of Geisler Library. Please come to the library for assistance with any Media service.

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

The Media Center is located on the second foor of Geisler 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 send requests for DVDs or other materials to be purchased to Beth McMahon, Director of Geisler Library, at



    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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