What is the Mobile Memory Lab?
The Memory Lab provides equipment for digitizing home movies and scanning photographs and slides. It's a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) model, meaning we provide step-by-step instructions, but you control the process from start to finish.
|Print photos||→||digital images (jpeg)|
|Slides||→||digital images (jpeg)|
|VHS tapes||→||digital movies (mp4)|
|Cassette tapes||→||digital soundtracks (wav or mp3)|
Record your story or conduct an interview using our microphone and Audacity software. Check out our Oral History Brochure for more information.
Upcoming Demo Classes
Register for a demonstration of our digitizing equipment: 708.926.7024.
-Thursday June 29th at 7pm
Bring your own materials and get hands-on experience with librarian guidance. To register for one of the following sessions, please sign up for a 30-minute time slot on your desired piece(s) of equipment: 708.926.7024.
- Thursday July 20th at 7pm
- Thursday August 17th at 7pm
- Epson Scanner
- Elgato VHS to DVD converter
- iOn Tape 2 PC converter
- Audacity: audio editor and recorder
- Elgato Video Capture
- EZ Vinyl Tape Converter
- Desktop Burning Gadget