Groundworks Resources

Dual-boot Workstations

Our dual-boot workstations are loaded with creativity and production software. See the full software list here.

Editing graphic illustration file using Wacom tablet

Wacom Drawing Tablets

The industry standard for digital illustration and design. Stylus available during staffed hours only.

  • iMac computer with the Groundworks standard software list (see above).
  • speakers with a headphone jack
  • card reader
  • USB hubs
  • The Wacom stylus is available for checkout from the consulting desk in Groundworks. 

Still Life Photo Table

Designed for photographing objects such as 3D models, artwork, or consumer products, our still life photo table features a translucent surface and lighting which can be adjusted for color temperature and brightness. BYO camera.
Tripods are available.

Recording Booth

One of the best places on campus to record yourself. This sound isolation booth is a self-contained, reservable audio and video recording space. It is perfect for recording video voice-overs and solo vocal or instrumental music pieces. Completion of the Digital Media Commons Orientation is required to reserve this resource. The Recording Booth is equipped with a microphone and small HD video camera which will allow you to record in a variety of different programs, including:

  • QuickTime Pro
  • GarageBand
  • Soundtrack Pro
  • Logic Pro
  • Camtasia

Learn more about using the Groundworks Recording Booth in the Ground Connections (GC) Knowledge Base.

Trained users can reserve the recording booth for up to four hours at a time.

Reserve the Recording Booth.

Media Conversion Rack

Groundworks provides selected old media players configured to allow easy conversion from analog or out-dated digital formats to contemporary digital storage options. The rack supports these formats:

  • VHS
  • DVD
  • MiniDV/HDV
  • Audio cassette tape
  • CD
  • 8mm and Hi8 video (No Digital8)
  • Betacam SP
  • U-Matic ¾” video

Learn more about using the Media Conversion rack in our Ground Connections (GC) Knowledge Base.


Wide Tek 18”x24” scanner:

Canon ImageFormula DR-M160ii scanner:

Epson Perfection V750 Pro scanner:

Epson 11×17” Scanner: For general scanning.