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Collaboration Center

alkek collaboration center

What is the Collaboration Center?

This new space located on the 4th floor of the Alkek Library is a space designed for student collaboration and group work; to practice presentations, or to communicate with group members not on campus. 


What kind of space and equipment is available?

There are two multiple technology rooms to  accommodate groups of up to six students. In addition to a large conference like table, each room has two large screen displays and computer available. One room (480A) has video conferencing equipment.

There are also three Digital Editing Bays which can be reserved adjacent to the technology rooms. You may edit video, audio or still pictures using:

Photoshop - Stills editing, cropping
Illustrator - Move, scale, rotate, manipulate type
Dreamweaver - Web Development
Adobe Premiere - Video editing, special effects
After Effects - 3D
Adobe  Audition - Audio editing, filtering
Speed Grade - Color editing, balance
Flash Professional -Multimedia authoring program for web content
Prelude - Video ingest and logging
Bridge - Digital Asset Management
Fireworks - designs for websites and mobile applications

How do I sign up to use this space?

You can use the online reservation system to reserve a room in 2 hour blocks.


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Use Policies

The Alkek Colloaboration Center is a space designed for student collaboration and group work; to practice presentatons, or to communicate with group members not on campus.

Texas State University computer use policies apply. See policy at: http://www.txstate.edu/effective/upps/upps-04-01-07.html

  • Check in FIRST at the Computer Lab service counter.
  • Return the key to Lab Staff. Do not give to the next student.
  • Do not turn off any equipment in the room.
  • Keep the volume to a reasonable level.
  • All electronic equipment must stay in the room.
  • Students are limited to 1 reservation per day.

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