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Film & Image Services

Film Services Contact

Contact Film Services

General Inquiries

Amy Basen
Film Services Manager

Karen Baxter
Managing Librarian

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Access Policies

Loan Periods


  • All formats, except film: 1 week
  • Films: request 1 week in advance; please note many films are Bijou use only


  • In-house viewing only
  • Films:  contact us

Public patrons (Alumni, guest researchers)

  • In-house viewing
  • Films: contact us 

Videotapes for evening or weekend use

Please request videotapes at the Film Services Circulation before 5 pm Monday-Friday.   


Faculty may put Library or personal media on Reserve for one day to one month.  Request Library items at least two weeks in advance of your classroom screening. To place personal media on reserve, contact Film Services Circulation Staff. For Library media, submit a Film Services Media Reservation Request Form.

TA Authorization

Faculty must sign a TA Authorization form designating TAs each semester.  TAs may schedule and check out media and A/V carts and projectors for their faculty.  Faculty are responsible for all items checked out by their TAs. 


Moving Image Collection items may be viewed in the Film Services viewing area, in classrooms with A/V equipment carts, or in the Bijou Theater.

13 Viewing Stations:

  • Accommodates all formats, except film.
  • Seating for two at most stations.
  • Headphones available at Film Services Circulation.

Group Viewing Room:

  • Schedule with Film Services staff.
  • Seats 10. 
  • Blu-ray, DVD & VHS (all region), MiniDV and Laserdisc. 
  • Cables available at Film Services Circulation for laptop connection.

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