What is the Media Collection in Hale Library?
Hale Library's media collection is a multi-subject, multi-format collection that includes compact discs, videocassettes, DVDs, audiocassettes as well as miscellaneous and mixed media. The videos include thousands of educational films, documentaries, and lectures as well as popular movies. The sound recordings include nearly every musical genre.
How can I search the Media Collection?
- Open the library catalog
- Click the "more search limits" button in the bottom-right corner
- Select "Media Collections, All Locations" from the Locations: box
- Click the "set limits" button
- Select keyword from the "search by:" box
- type your keyword or keywords in the search box.
Your results may include items from one or more of our libraries.
Where is the Media Collection in Hale Library?
The Media Collection is located on the east end of the 4th floor of Hale Library near the elevators. The collection is housed in tall, tan, metal cabinets and on several shelves located near the cabinets.
Is it possible to borrow items from the Media Collection in Hale Library?
Anyone who has a K-State ID or a Community Patron Card can borrow any of the items in the collection. Videocassettes and DVDs can be borrowed for one week and renewed for an additional week. All other items have the same loan periodsthat books do.
Where can I find equipment to view or listen to items in the media collection?
The computers in Hale Library's InfoCommons can play most DVDs and music compact discs. Additional listening/viewing equipment is located in the Media Development Center, Hale Library, room 213.
Weigel Architecture Library
The Media Collection at Weigel Library is located on the back side of large wooden display shelves, close to the entrance of the library. If you need assistance locating materials in this collection, a Weigel staff member would be happy to help you.
Fiedler Engineering, the K-State at Salina, the Math/Physics, and the Veterinary Medical Libraries
To learn about the availability of media at any of these libraries, contact the individual library directly.