A service of the Richardson Library Information Commons
the Scholar's Lab is a specialized computing space designed to promote
collaboration and experimentation with digital content and services
across academic disciplines.
The Scholar's Lab supports advanced
DePaul student and faculty research through high powered, flexible,
computing devices, equipment, and software, open lab hours that include
nights and weekends throughout the academic year, informal and formal
events, and opportunities for collaborative research, project design,
and teaching. The Scholar's Lab is available for use as an open,
informal or formal meeting and workshop space by faculty and staff of
the DePaul Community.
Digital Scholarship Services
The Library leverages a wide range of digital library, scholarly
publishing, and academic computing tools to assist faculty with ongoing
research and instructional needs, including support for Scholar's Lab
Our Digital Scholarship Services unit is your first point of contact in getting support.
Learn more abour our services or contact us to start your project now.
media:scape Collaboration Tables
The Scholar's Lab is equipped with 6 media:scape tables
designed to facilitate collaborative research and learning. Each
media:scape collaboration table in the Scholar's Lab offers the
- Up to 5 seats per table with a single 42" monitor for shared viewing
- 2 high-powered resident computers, one Windows OS and one Mac OS
- Users may plug in their own devices to the tables such as laptops and tablets, up to 5 devices at a time
overhead projector, screen, and instructor's podium with computer or
laptop plugin is also available for large group learning purposes.
Learn More about the Media:Scape Collaboration Stations
- One oversized plotter printer is located in the Scholar's Lab for poster printing
oversized, full color Epson 11000xl scanners for graphic arts and
digitization work are attached to Mac computers in the Scholar's Lab.
How do I print a poster in the library?
How do I scan in the Scholar's Lab?
Idea Lab 1
This is a small group brainstorming/ideation equipped with laptops,
digital panel, whiteboards, Legos, papercrafting tools and other
supplies to help groups come together to discuss problems and sketch
Idea Lab 2
This is a community event, teaching, and workshop space on topics
such as digital mapping, text and data mining, 3-D modelling, and data
visualization. Seats up to 30 people and tables may be reconfigured.
Reservable by faculty and staff.
- Laptop cart
- Surround sound
- High-resolution, oversized digital panel.