Libraries & Archives

Minneapolis Media Services

When it comes to using technology in the classroom, we're here to help.

Services Offered

Services Offered in Minneapolis

Videocassette, CD and DVD duplication

  • Duplication of videocassettes (VHS only), CD, or DVD is available at a charge of $5.00 per tape or CD/DVD (user provides blank tape or CD/DVD-R or one can be provided for an additional charge of $5.00)
  • Media Services will refuse any copy request that, in the opinion of the staff, would violate U.S. Copyright law.


  • Items of any length and up to 24" wide
  • Media Services assumes no responsibility for items damaged
  • Forms located outside Old Main 445C
  • Allow a minimum of one week (work done on Fridays)

Borrowing Videos & Equipment

Borrowing Videos & Equipment in Minneapolis

Media Services can help you figure out what media and equipment you will want to use to fit your needs.

Media & Equipment available

Please call or e-mail to confirm availability of this equipment.


  • DVDs, streaming media, etc. owned by St. Catherine Libraries
  • DVDs, etc. owned by CLIC libraries
  • DVDs, etc. on reserve
  • DVDs, etc. owned by other institutions (with sufficient lead time)

Media Equipment

In-Library Use:

  • VCR (VHS)/DVD & monitor
  • Blue-ray player & HD monitor
  • Video camera

Check-out for Classroom/Project Use:

  • PC laptops
  • Portable LCD projectors
  • Digital cameras
  • Presentation remotes
  • iPad VGA adapter
  • Mac laptop VGA adapter
  • Digital audio recorders
  • Portable public address systems
  • Microphones
  • Boom boxes

Borrowing These Materials

To book equipment, DVDs, etc., submit request via the Classroom Equipment & Media Request form below, or contact Ron Carlson: | 651.417.9961

  • Include the DATE and TIME the video is needed
  • Please submit your request by noon the day before the item is needed.

Media Reserves

Media Reserves in Minneapolis

Fill out the Course Reserves Request form below to request media be put on reserve.

Find Videos

Find Videos in the Library

Looking for streaming video services or DVDs? Use our Media page to search these collections.


Minneapolis Media Services

Old Main Room 445B
601 25th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Ron Carlson

Minneapolis Media Services Supervisor