Art and Music Library
The Art and Music Library
houses the Multimedia Center Collection, which includes DVDs, videocassettes, and laserdiscs on subjects including: language learning and culture, history, music, art, and commercial films in their original language. The library includes several viewing stations, and has capabilities for viewing Videos in PAL, SECAM, M-PAL and N-PAL. There are also codefree DVD players for viewing region 2-5 DVDs. The library also contains approximately 65,000 books on visual arts, art theory, architecture, and photography. The collections also include: more than 1,500 CDs, 800 browsable LPs, audio cassettes, and 2000+ musical scores. The library houses eight public work stations and four audio listening stations with CD players, cassette decks and turntables. A slide scanner and a flatbed scanner are available for use with Adobe Photoshop software. Color (and B&W) printing is available from three public workstations. There is a group study area located in the Visual Resources Collection. The Art and Music library has partnerships with the art and art history department, the George Eastman Museum, the Memorial Art Gallery, the Multimedia Center, the music department, and Sibley Music Library.
Rush Rhees Library
Rush Rhees Library
contains close to 42 miles of shelving. There are hundreds of lockers and carrels available to students, plus 55 private studies available to researchers and there are about 100 microcomputers (PC and Macintosh) for student use. The Rush Rhees stacks contain the vast majority of film-related texts and research material on the University of Rochester campus.
Goergen Athletic Center
The Goergen Athletic Center features a 11,000-square-foot Fitness/Weight Facility, locker rooms, a Multi-Activity Center, an atrium, a Central Issue room for equipment, and all departmental offices. The Fieldhouse includes a 200 meter indoor running track and synthetic activity infield. The Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center includes a 25-yard by 25-meter pool and a separate diving well with 1- and 3-meter diving boards and a 300 seat spectator balcony. The ground floor houses four indoor tennis courts, five international squash courts, two racquetball/handball courts, a small aerobics studio and three combination basketball/volleyball courts.
Digital Humanities Center
The Digital Humanities Center specializes in digital project management and consultancy, providing a suite of tools to aid cutting-edge scholarship in all areas of the humanities, providing support in the following areas:
- Digitization of analog materials and scanning best practices.
- Digital asset management and digital repository solutions.
- Web, application, and database development.
- 3D Modeling, CAD, 3-D printing, and gaming applications.
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Digital video encoding solutions.
- Data mining, analysis, and visualization for humanities research.
The Digital Humanities Center currently houses the Film and Media Studies Collection of super 8, 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm films, and features a small film inspection area with a Steenbeck, rewinds, and editing equipment.