DML Help & Training

Using the DML | Equipment & Software

Books & Quick Start Guides

In addition to a binder with simple Quick Start Guides and product manuals, the DML has a collection of reference books on various software products available for in-lab use only.

Online Training Videos – The library has a subscription to, which has over 20,000 training videos on over 300 topics with exercise files included. The entire Adobe Creative Suite and apple applications are covered.

DML Tutorials | Help Guide

Digital Media Lab Help Appointments – Inside the Library

We offer hour length one-on-one appointments to get you started on the following DML projects:

  • Converting VHS to DVD or digital format
  • Converting Vinyl to DVD or digital format
  • Photo/slide scanning projects

Call Information Services Librarian, Brian Wilson at 224-233-1859 to set up an appointment.

Digital Media Lab Help – Outside the Library

Apple Store Workshops: Apple retail stores periodically give free workshops on a variety of topics applicable to the Digital Media Lab, including Getting Started with a Mac, Garage Band, iMovie, and iPhoto.

Oakton Community College: Oakton Community College offers continuing education classes on many of the Adobe products found in the Digital Media Lab, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.