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A brief guide to the services and equipment offered by CNAQ Library Digital Media Centre- where we encourage you to explore the use of digital multimedia technologies to create knowledge and content for your class assignments.
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Welcome to Digital Media Centre

CNA-Q Learning Commons (Building 3)

Sunday - Thursday 8 am - 4 pm
Friday/Saturday- CLOSED

Learning Commons Information Desk:


Get Creative!

The Digital Media Centre is a lab at CNA-Q in the Learning Commons with 2 workstations loaded with audio, video and graphic editing software. This is a workspace for collaboration, multimedia projects, and experimenting. Make your presentations and video assignments flashing and engaging. Learn new skills and try your hand at something creative.


User Agreement

Digital Media Centre Students’ Agreement & Release of Liability

By signing this agreement, the student agrees:

1.That CNAQ is not responsible for any damages that may occur while using the equipment.

2.If the equipment gets damaged, the student will be charged replacement cost.

3.All personal data will be erased from the memory card before returning it.

4.The equipment will be returned when it is due i.e., before the Learning Commons closing time on the next working day.

5.If the equipment is overdue, a fine will be charged to the student.

Any violation of this agreement means future borrowing is not allowed.


Safety Tips

Always keep the equipment safe, do not leave it unattended.

Always use the carrying case when transporting equipment.

Please download, print and sign Digital Media Center Students' Agreement & Release of Liability.


10 Popular Resources @ the Library

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Digital Video with Adobe Creative Cloud - Adobe Creative Team
ISBN: 9780321934024
Publication Date: 2013-07-26
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn digital video with Adobe Creative Cloud Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does--an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

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The Green Screen Handbook - Jeff Foster
ISBN: 9780470521076
Publication Date: 2010-03-15
Whether you're on a budget or working with high-end HD, this expert guide gives you step-by-step instruction to green screening (or chroma keying) technology in the competitive digital video landscape.

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Digital Photo Assignments - Stephen G. Anchell
ISBN: 9781138794481
Publication Date: 2015-09-01

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Filming the Fantastic - Mark Sawicki
ISBN: 9780240814735
Publication Date: 2011-09-01
Don't waste valuable time and budget fixing your footage in post! Shoot the effects you want effectively and creatively the first time. This full-color step-by step guide to visual effects cinematography empowers you to plan out and execute visual effects shots on a budget, without falling into the common pitfall of using high-end computer graphics to "fix it in post,” which can be an expensive, drawn out process.

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The Best of the Digital Photography Book - Scott Kelby
ISBN: 9780134385129
Publication Date: 2015-09-30
What could top the #1 best-selling photography book of all time? We're talking about the award-winning, worldwide smash hit, written by Scott Kelby, that's been translated into dozens of different languages, because it's the one book that really shows you how to take professional-quality shots using the same tricks today's top digital pros use.

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iMovie' 11 and iDVD - David Pogue; Aaron Miller
ISBN: 9781449393274
Publication Date: 2011-04-11
Apple's video-editing program is better than ever, but it still doesn’t have a printed guide to help you get started. That's where this gorgeous, full-color book comes in. You get clear explanations of iMovie's impressive new features, like instant rendering, storyboarding, and one-step special effects.

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Creating Motion Graphics with after Effects - Chris Meyer; Trish Meyer
ISBN: 9780240814155
Publication Date: 2010-06-18
Chris and Trish Meyer have created a series of videos demonstrating how to use their favorite new and enhanced features in After Effects CS5.5. Virtually all of these videos use exercise files from Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects (5th Edition for CS5) as their starting point, extending the usefulness of this book for its owners. These videos may be viewed for free on AdobeTV.

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The Art and Technique of Digital Color Correction - Steve Hullfish
ISBN: 9780240817156
Publication Date: 2012-05-11
The only guide to the art and technique of color correction based on the invaluable knowledge of more than a dozen of the top colorists in the world. This book allows you unprecedented access to the way the masters of the craft approach their work.

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GoPro Cameras for Dummies® - John Carucci
ISBN: 9781119006183
Publication Date: 2014-11-10
You only get one chance to take the perfect action shot The GoPro camera has taken the market by storm. Durable and weatherproof, these cameras are tailor-made for athletes, filmmakers, journalists, and hobbyists who want a hands-free device.

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Adobe Digital Video How-Tos - Jan Ozer
ISBN: 9780321473813
Publication Date: 2006-10-25
The most essential techniques for getting up-to-speed with the Adobe Production Studio and Macromedia Flash for your digital video projects.


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