Instructional Media Center (IMC): IMC

Information about the IMC, poster printing and equipment loans



IMC services will be extremely limited during the University's response to COVID-19.  We are making all changes and restrictions in an effort to reopen the library as safely as possible. 

  • The IMC Help Desk will be closed.  Patrons should go to the Library Help Desk on the second floor.

  • IMC services will be limited but available by request. Allow extra time for processing.  
  • During this time Laptops will not be loaned from the IMC. If you need a device please contact the IS& T Help Desk at 610-436-3350.
  • Due to limited staffing all other equipment loans will be handled by request.  All equipment requests must be sent online to us at
  • For other library materials, patrons will be able to borrow using the Library Hold Requests.
  • Die cut usage will be limited to the use of the Variquest (computer driven cutter) by appointment.  Send appointment requests to us at
  • The group study rooms will be closed until further notice.

The Instructional Media Center (IMC)

The Instructional Media Center is located on the first floor of the library and is home to the curriculum collection of K-12 textbooks and other teacher education resources as well as the library's DVD and VHS collections.  The IMC also has equipment for loan, including laptops for in library use, and provides access to many services including poster printing

IMC Services




Ellison/AccuCut dies; over 400 shapes & designs, three alphabet sizes 4",  3" and 1 1/4"; Greek alphabet, Sign Language alphabet. (bring your own paper) in room 105

Scannx Scanner- save scanned documents to a flash drive, e-mail, dropbox, google drive, Skydrive or smartphone.  Also serves as a fax machine.  No printing from scanner. Scanner saves to PDF & jpg formats.  Located near the IMC printer.

Flash Print Station – This station has two computers to be used for printing only. Flash Print Station is located near the IMC Help Desk.

Charging Station – This is an 8 port charger. It can charge Android and iOS phones and tablets.


Fee based services*:

  • Laminating - 18” wide laminate           $.50 per linear foot 
  • Laminating -  27" wide laminate          $.75 per linear foot 
  • Color copies /print                               $.50/page (printing from email or USB drive)
  • Comb binding                                      $1.00 (with clear cover and card stock back)
  • X-large printing - full color poster        $1.00 / sq. ft. on bond paper                                                                                                            $3.00 / sq. ft. on photo paper

*For fee based services contact us to discuss the details of your project

 Most projects completed within 3 working days.

Circulation Information


  • DVDs & videos

               7 day loan
               fines     $1.00 / day

  • In-House Laptops

              3 hour loan in library only
              fines      $ .10 / minute

  • Loaner Laptops

              3 day loan and may leave the library
              fines      $ 3.00 / day

  • IMC books

             35 day loan
              fines        $ .25 / day

  • IMC Equipment

              3 day loan
              fine        $3.00 / day each
              barcoded item

Policies for Room 103

  • Room 103 is primarily for the use of group viewings of reserve videos, group study, or other academic activities by members of the WCU community.
  • Room 103 may be used by a single patron who needs a space for tasks such as voice recording, video conferencing or speech rehearsal.  However, these rooms are not sound proof so we cannot guarantee a quiet space
  • Maximum capacity is 10 in ½ the room 24 for the full space
  • One member of the group will be required to leave ID at the IMC Help desk
  • Use or Reservation of room 103 is on a first-come first-served basis
  • Use or Reservation is for ½ of the room unless otherwise requested
  • Rooms may be used for two hours and “renewed” if the space is available
  • The same time slot on the same day may only be reserved for two consecutive weeks
  • Walk-ins may be bumped for group viewings of reserve videos (two or more people) or if their two hours have expired and the group has not renewed
  • Reservations will be canceled and the room made available to walk in requests if a group does not arrive within 15 minutes of their reserved start time
  • Patrons using 103 must leave the room in a neat and clean condition

Films and movies

The IMC has a collection of over 8,000 films including documentaries, feature films, anime, foreign language films.

Search the catalog by title of film or by keyword to find directors, actors, etc.

IMC Staff


Amanda Brooks

Library Technician

610 436-2759

Ainsley Hume

Library Technician

610 436-3394

Bobby Kirkner

Library Technician

610 436-2068




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