[17 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

In the next week or two the Library will begin to allow you to check out some more cool things. I will be blogging about them as they become available.
One of the most exciting items is a a Hapi Mini Drum in C Major. This beautifully designed metal drum is small, light, and creates a very interesting sound (see the video below).
It will soon be …

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Design, digital, Digital Media Lab, Digitization, digitize, dml, Equipment, Gift advice, holiday gifts, Just for Fun, Library Facts & Fun, Technology »

[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

If you are wondering about gift what to do about giving this holiday season, why not try to make something in our Digital Media Lab? Stop by the 2nd floor Tech Desk or call 847-324-3179 to book your spot.
The library has tons of cool software that just needs to add your imagination to the mix. If you are interested in music try composing a tune …

Digital Media Lab, Google Glass, Innovation, Just for Fun, Research, Technology »

[18 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

Google’s new slogan is “All Google One Account,” with that being said Google has come out with one of the most technologically advanced device and that is, Google Glass. It is one of the most innovative devices created by Google and they look just like regular glasses but do much more!

Google Glass can do many things including, searching anything at anytime, displaying the time, turn …

citizen science, Digitization, science, Technology, volunteering, Websites »

[23 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Citizen scientists unite! And zip over to Zooniverse, where you can volunteer your time to help scientists and researchers sort through field data.
Zooniverse is a collection of citizen science projects put together by the Citizen Science Alliance. There is an extensive collection of projects so it shouldn’t be hard to find one that interests you. If you like astronomy, take a look at Galaxy Zoo, …

Computer Lab, Digital Media Lab, Mobile, Online, Productivity, Technology, Web 2.0, Websites, Youth Digital Media Lab »

[5 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) by Microsoft gives you one place for all of your files, including photos, videos, and documents, and then access them from any of your Windows PCs or mobile devices (similar to Google Drive)
OneDrive provides 7GB free of space, but you can earn more free space by referring friends who do not already have OneDrive or purchase addtional space.  It will also give …