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Orientation for New Students

Information on services and resources for new WSU students.

Library Services and Collections

University Libraries has resources to help you prepare and practice presentations. In addition to the spaces in Ablah Library listed below, a pocket projector, document camera, portable projector, microphones, still and video cameras, tripods, iPads, laptops, and other equipment may be checked out from the Circulation Desk. See the Communications 111 course guide for additional presentation tips and resources.

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Presentation Practice

Several types of collaborative tables and study rooms are available in Ablah Library. Reserve group study rooms and private focus rooms through the calendar.
two students are facing the large TV monitor at a collaborative study table

college-age female is standing in middle of room in front of green screen and behind microphoneOne Button Studio

A simplified video recording studio where in the students can record high quality videos without any hassle of setting up the lights and camera. Bring a flash drive to keep the file. Schedule through the One-Button Studio Calendar.

3 computers on a long computer table with chairs in front of the tableMedia Design Zone

The Media Design Zone is dedicated for media editing, recording, creative writing, website development and publishing. There are two Mac based workstations and one Windows 10 based workstation along with a sound booth.

shows college-age female using the mixing equipmentSound Booth

Schedule through the Sound Booth Calendar. Equipment includes a Mac based workstation, Yamaha keyboard and digital drums, a mic for audio recording, headphones, a speaker and a Xenyx UFX1204 sound mixer.

View of the front of Ablah Library from the north westUniversity Libraries has LOTS of services available to students when they are off-campus! In addition to the services listed below, researchers may call the Circulation Desk at (316) 978-3582 or use the their online Wichita State University Libraries Catalog account to request books and other library materials. Items will be held for pick up at either Ablah, MALIC or Chemistry Library.

C-Space logo is on yellow hexagonUniversity Libraries has lots of different multimedia equipment available for students to use. Check out the links below for more information.

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