Copyright laws in the US determine which audio, images and videos you can use for free in your projects and research. Like the picture above, the following sources are open source, in the public domain, or available through JMU for your free use:
JMU has already paid for this content. You don't have to sign in or pay any fees.
Public domain images, free for anyone to use.
Creative Commons licensed material.
A Dubbing Station, where you can digitize, transfer and copy audio on cassettes, VHS audio/video, MiniDV and HDV tapes.
The Makeries purchase and provide a range of software for you to use in-house:
The Adobe Creative Suite includes:
Our workstations also provide:
Need to use Adobe programs, but The Makery is closed for the night? The suite is also installed on the computers in Rose's 24-Hour Computing Lab!
There are high-resolution flatbed scanners available in Rose and Carrier.
Rose: Epson Perfection V600 Photo
Dimensions: up to 17" x 22"
Resolution: 6400 x 9600 dpi
The Narration Room at Carrier Makery is a quiet, enclosed space where you can record and edit audio. It's equipped with an Electro-Voice RE20 microphone, professional headphones, and a digital audio workstation running the Adobe suite, GarageBand, Izotope Ozone, and other industry standard applications.