Where can I view DVD or VHS videos, or use a VCR?


Equipment for viewing various video formats is available at multiple locations in East Bank, West Bank, and St. Paul Libraries.

East Bank

  • SMART Learning Commons: Located in 204 Walter Library, this facility has 1 solo viewing station (1 region-free VCR with TV, 1 region-free DVD player connected to TV), and a Mac workstation with standalone VCR and DVD players used for conversion. The media viewing room has a 68 inch plasma screen TV connected to a cabinet with VCR, Blu-ray player (DVD capable), and receiver for group viewing. Students can also use any workstation in Walter Library for DVD viewing. There is one station in Walter Library SMART Learning Commons for self-service conversion of VHS tapes.

West Bank

  • Wilson Library: A VCR  in-room use is located on the basement level in Government Publications to view VHS tapes. You can sign out the key to the carrel at the Wilson Basement Exit.  For DVD viewing our public computers have disc drives on the right side of the screen; the door is a little hidden, but if you push it in slightly on the upper part of the right side, the drive will emerge.
  • Music Library: 3 VCRs are available for library material use only. The VCRs are located in the Listening area just before the stacks.

St Paul


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