NEW MEDIA RESOURCES PAGE!
This site is a place to research and learn more about media resources at SAIC. Find out what media equipment, editing suites, labs, spaces or studios, are available and how to get access to them. Review resources to determine what suits your needs, determine who owns and controls access, and where equipment is located on campus. Some manuals and training materials are included to get you started.
PATRON PORTAL LOOKS DIFFERENT, HELP!
We have some improvements to our online reservation system that are currently in progress. You may have noticed that Patron Portal looks different. The first thing you will see in a personal account page that displays all of your Upcoming Reservations, Current Checkouts and MORE!
Here are some guides to help you navigate the changes
Patron Portal User Guide
ONE ON ONE TRAINING: IN PERSON & VIRTUAL
One-on-one training sessions are back for training on media center equipment or related resources. Meet with an experienced equipment trainer in-person in Maclean 817 or through virtual Zoom appointments.
Spring 2023 Appointments are available as follows:
Video & Sound:
Photography, Analog Film, and Sound for Film:
INSTRUCTIONAL RESERVATION RESOURCES FOR FACULTY
We highly prefer that faculty enter their own Instructional Reservations using the standard reservation method. Special Requests are no longer the only method for placing Instructional Reservations.
- NO Advance Reservation Limitations. Faculty have special privileges that allow them to make advance reservations for anytime during the semester. This helps to ensure you have everything you need to support our courses locked in.
- NO Limits on the Number of Resources. There is not a limit on the number of resources you can reserve at a given time (you can reserve 15 cameras & 15 tripods for example) *please note some departments have resource limits on certain items to balance availability for courses running concurrently, follow up with your department to understand your limitations
- You Can COPY A Reservation. After you complete a reservation in Patron Portal you may notice in the middle left hand menu there is a “Copy CK-XXXXXX” link, that allows you to duplicate a reservation. You can easily change the date and time and add or remove resources. It is a great time saving feature when placing multiple or repeat reservations.