Visual Art Production Center [ CAGE ]
Checkout projectors, mac mini’s, laptops, film, video and animation equipment.
IMDA drivers, university software and other technical resources.
Library Media Equipment Loan Program.
Visual Arts Ticket
For personal computers, please call the vendor.
Submit Software Request
For all technical support on campus.
For Lion Brothers Studios Wi-Fi
Computer Info, Hardware, Software, and Drivers
Other technology issues or questions can be directed towards The Technology Support Center (TSC) located in the Albin O. Kuhn Library on campus.
Where can I learn more about purchasing/leasing any of the popular graphics programs by Adobe?
Before you purchase check my.umbc.edu under “computer and technology” and “download software” first. (Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Premier, After Effects, Dreamweaver, InDesign, audio editing, etc. are all available through the UMBC Bookstore and cloud).
What computer/laptop should I buy?
Generally speaking, having a laptop with a good graphics card is highly recommended. Touchscreens can be nice, and MACs are popular, but neither are requirements. This is a recent list of good laptops for artists. Consider “gamer” advertised laptops as many often have similar processing power but cost less.
How can I upload photos to the IMDA community?
Use the IMDA Flickr Account for sharing/uploading photographs.
How do I access Lynda.com?
Through the Catonsville Public Library. UMBC students may open a Baltimore County Public Library [ BCPL ]account and this will offer free access to Lynda.com.
- Step 1 Setup a library account with BCPL using your Baltimore County address.
- Non-Baltimore County residents may use UMBC’s address: UMBC; FA#111; 1000 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville MD 21250
- BCPL account holders skip to Step 2
- Step 2 On the Library’s Lynda.com portal enter your BCPL card number and PIN [ the last 4-digits of the phone# entered on the Library account ].
For more account information select here.
Drivers and Manuals for the Video & Graphics Lab:
Epson Perfection 3200 Photo
HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn
Equipment Checkout and Equipment \\ Software Request
Equipment from The Visual Arts Production Center- Web checkout
Library Media Equipment Loan Program
Equipment and Software Request Form