J. Willard Marriott Library Creativity and Innovation Services Blog

One of the emerging digital trends in academic coursework is Digital Storytelling. Ken Burns, who produced The Civil War television series for PBS, is considered the godfather of this medium. Digital Storytelling is defined as developing a story, usually written or composed as a storyboard. The...

While there are always lots of exciting projects to talk about in the 3D printing world, this post will focus on an upcoming service the Marriott Library will soon unveil. In an effort to provide innovative and forward-thinking services, the Library has taken the plunge...

One recent project we worked on with the College of Special Education (SPED) started with a brief phone conversation about  our services. We typically support research and learning services for students, staff, and faculty but the Video Studio at the J Willard Marriott Library has...

We don’t always speak the same language when it comes to color and while that might lead to some ‘colorful’ conversation. Pantone and the Pantone Matching System are an established resources that allows reliable communication of color needs across disciplines. As a designer, manufacturer, or artist,...

Greetings,   Since 2010, I have been the Audio Projects Librarian in the Marriott Library. Over the years I have been asked, from time to time, if there was a way to digitize “dead formats”. A format “dies” when the average consumer no longer maintains or possesses...

Hello! The J. Willard Marriott Library’s support for faculty extends beyond the classroom. This post will explore the collaboration between the Video Studio and Prof. Christopher DuVal from the College of Fine Art’s Theatre Program. I was able to shoot, produce, and edit several hours of instructional video in support...