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COVID-19 update: New COVID-19 communications protocols, campus non-medical mask protocol

Limited Computers (50) and Study Spaces (81) on the 1st and 2nd floors of the TFDL are available and must be booked. Booking hours extended. Book here.

We are now offering contactless pickup – for current Ucalgary Students, Faculty and Staff only. Place requests for materials that you want from our library system. Pick them up when you receive an email.

Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.

Media Creation Resources

Providing support for exploration and creation of new media forms such as animation, soundscapes, graphics design and digital video

Music Equipment

Shure PG42-USB Microphone                               Pioneer Headphones                                                                                  Audio/Visual Editing Suites                 
The PG42USB has been designed
and optimized for lead vocals. It plugs
into a computer USB port for the simplicity
of digital recording and features a large cardioid diaphragm tailored with high sensitivity to clearly reproduce the
subtle nuances of lead vocal performances. It is ideal to be used in home and professional recording studios.

Type: Fully-enclosed, dynamic headphones

Driver Units: 40 mm dome type

Plug: 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack (gold-plated, 2-way, screw-type)

Cable: 1.2 m side mount coil cable (3 m extended length) 1 m straight cable

Use one of our four sound-proof A/V suites to create professional quality projects.
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Other Resources

  • Colourbox
    • Small collection of stock video available (University of Calgary affiliated users require authentication to setup the first time)
  • SoundBible
    • has thousands of free sound effects for everyone. Browse our extensive sound library and pick and choose the sounds you want.
  • ZapSplat
    • 18968 professional, free sounds to download in mp3 or original WAV file format. The Sound FX can be used in almost any project be it non-commercial, commercial and even for broadcast.
  • Wikipedia Creative Commons Sound Directory
    • A list of websites and organizations that have media available under a creative commons license.

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