News & Events: February 22, 2016

DigArts_ThumbnailDIGITAL ARTS LAB – This semester, the Department of Art’s Digital Arts Lab on the 2nd floor of Mullen Library (room 218) will be open to CUA students, faculty, and staff at the following times:

  • Tuesday: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
  • Friday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Saturday: 11:30AM – 4:00PM
  • Sunday: 11:30AM – 4:00PM

The lab has 16 Mac computers with the following software available: Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Professional, Flash Builder 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Fireworks, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Adobe Audition, Prelude, Encore), Blender, Final Cut Pro X, Audacity, Makerware, Word, and PowerPoint. Wacom tablets are available upon request. Please note that color and 3D printing are not available during these times.

SCI-FI CLASSICS FILM SERIES – The University Libraries will be sponsoring a three-part film series featuring science fiction classics. Join us  in the May Gallery the following Wednesdays at 7 pm for popcorn, soft drinks, and vintage cinematic wonder!

  • February 24: The Lost World (1925) – the model for King Kong,Jurassic Park and Godzilla; a story of living dinosaurs from the Jurassic Age
  • March 30: The Blob (1958) – cult classic of gooey greatness… helped launch the careers of Steve McQueen and composer Burt Bacharach, whose bouncy title song is just one of this film’s many unexpected pleasures
  • April 20Solaris (1972) – a brilliantly original science-fiction epic that challenges our conceptions about love, truth, and humanity itself

All films are available from Kanopy Streaming. To request accommodations for individuals with disabilities, please call Joan Stahl at 202-319-6473 or email

ONGOING TRIAL – The University Libraries has a trial for Architectural Digest Magazine Archive through May 4. Each issue in the Architectural Digest Magazine Archive is presented in its entirety, including the front and back covers and its high-quality photo spreads. All articles and advertisements have been indexed with subject terms to allow users to find relevant results quickly, as well as research and analyze trends in topics and advertising materials. With over 90 years’ worth of issues available, the Architectural Digest Magazine Archive is a valuable resource for everyday design enthusiasts, researchers of architecture and interior design and those interested in the history of business, advertising and popular culture. To access the trial, visit Please provide any feedback to Anne Marie Hules at

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