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How do I access electronic resources from off campus?

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All users must authenticate to subscription resources when connecting from off-campus. Currently, authentication is based on your Library credentials, but we hope you'll be able to log in with your portal credentials by the end of fall 2019. Up-to-date login instructions can be found at: https://www.ferrum.edu/stanley-library/off-campus-access-2/ 
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How do I print from my personal laptop, phone, or tablet?

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Download instructions here: https://libguides.ferrum.edu/ld.php?content_id=50686170

Note: you may need to omit the ferrum.edu from your username on some devices.

 

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Can't find the Library Guide your looking for?

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Try the Guide Index - it has all the Majors, some Class-specific research guides, as well as tutorials and basic research help. 

Follow the Link : https://libguides.ferrum.edu/guideindex

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Where is the library located?

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On the college's interactive map Stanley Library is number 30.

https://www.ferrum.edu/campus-map/

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May community patrons use the library to print?

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Yes - they will need to pay for their prints. It is $0.05/copy for black/white and $0.08/copy for color.

At this time the library only accepts cash.

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May community patrons check out books?

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They may check out books for thirty days, and they may be renewed once, provided that another patron has not requested the book. They may check out up to ten books at one time. However, they are not allowed to check out additional books until any overdue books are returned. 
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What Archives or Special Collections are housed in Stanley Library?

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There are several special collections within the Stanley Library such as : the Ferrum College Archives, the Inge Methodist Archive, the Governor Thomas Stanley Archive, the T. Keister Greer Archive, the T. Keister Greer Research Collection, the Marshall Wingfield Collection, and the Stillwell Collection. More information about each individual collection can be found at : https://libguides.ferrum.edu/specol
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What else can be found in Special Collections?

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Aerial Photo Land Use Surveys - spanning 1937-1971; as well as large oversized maps of southwest Virginia including reconnaissance, mineral resources, topographical, TVA, and older and antique road maps. 
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How do I get to the “Reserve A Space” page?

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What should I use the Digital Video Lab for?

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  • Create impressive videos for class projects, such as a skit or commercial.
  • Promote your Ferrum club or a student event.
  • Practice a major presentation you have coming up.
  • Make a Youtube video to show off your skills.
Try film projects of all kinds!
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What Digital Media services does Stanley Library offer?

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  1. At Stanley Library, we offer services with 3D printing, filming with Green Screen technology, editing video projects using Adobe Create Suite tools, and creating audio projects in our Audio Lab. 
  2. There are two multimedia workstations with Adobe Creative Suite
    1. Digital Video Lab/Green Screen Room with camera, tripod, Softbox lights, and props
    2. Digital Audio Lab
    3. And a Large Format Poster Printer!
More info at: https://libguides.ferrum.edu/digitalmedia
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What is InDesign?

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InDesign is a great desktop publishing program that works best when used for:
  • Making magazines
  • Designing brochures
  • Creating calendars
And many other options - check out the following link : https://libguides.ferrum.edu/indesign
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What is the Digital Media room about?

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The Digital Media Center includes two stations located in the front of Stanley Library that allow for group work on interactive projects, as well as the use of professional design and audio engineering programs. You may use the Digital Media Center as a group or individually. To ensure availability, the Digital Media Center stations require a reservation. For more information: https://libguides.ferrum.edu/digitalmedia
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What is the Digital Video Lab?

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The Digital Video Lab or "Green Screen Room" is part of Stanley Library's Digital Media Services program. In the Digital Video Lab, we'll help you film videos in our Green Screen room and edit them using Adobe right here in the Library. For more information: https://libguides.ferrum.edu/digitalmedia
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Can students use the LEaP without a class?

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Yes! You can play board games in the LEaP, with or without a reservation. However, we ask that you be aware that should a class have time reserved, you will be asked to leave or move the game(s) to another part of the library to finish playing!
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What is the LEaP?

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The Learning Engagement and Practice (LEaP) Studio facilitates hands-on learning in a flexible environment using iPads and movable white boards. Classes can be librarian-lead or the space may be booked by faculty for their own hands-on sessions.
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Do I need my ID card to print?

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No, students can swipe their ID card to print or their login/password should be the same  login/password for their Panther Portal.
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Where can I print?

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  • Printers and copiers are located in the Library computer lab, on the library's main floor, and on the second floor of the library. 
  • All print jobs sent to the Papercut printer may be securely released from ANY copiers on campus.
  • To physically log on to a copier, you may swipe your ID card OR you may type your ID number at the copier.  (Your ID must be entered in the form of a 7-digit number with leading zeroes if applicable.)
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Does it cost to print?

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Ferrum College provides students with $10 on their printing account at the start of each semester. After that should a student need more money added they simply bring cash to the main library floor, where any of the library staff will be more than happy to add it to their account.
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How much does it cost to print?

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Black/White printing is $0.05/page; color printing is $0.08/page. Our poster printer is $8/print.
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