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FAVS 498: Development for Senior Project

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View Media in the Library

  • Media Viewing Rooms 1610 and 1612, Fenwick Library 1B: Media viewing rooms with VHS, Blue-ray, and multi-region DVD players with headphones. Students can check out a key and remote controls at the information desk (valid Mason ID required).

  • Media Station, Fenwick Library 1B: located to the right of the look-up computers in Fenwick 1B,and can be used without checking out a key.

  • DVD Drives: can be checked out from Fenwick Library Info Desk to plug into laptop computers

  • Desktop computers, 2nd floor, Fenwick Library: all computers in Fenwick Library have DVD drives to accommodate media viewing and listening

  • Audio Stations: Fenwick Library, 2B

    • cassette player

    • turntable

Borrowing Policies

  • Music recordings (CDs & LPs): 2 weeks
  • Videos (DVDs & VHS): 7 days
  • Music reference books & bound journals: 5 days
  • Music & Media Course Reserves: 4 hours for students; 24 hours for faculty and staff

Late fees for media items are $5 per day, with a maximum fine of $25.

Patrons may renew Mason items 3 times (except affiliate members who may renew once). Media requested by other patrons will not be renewed. Media reserve materials are not renewable. Ways to Renew:

NEW! Borrow DVD Drives

The Music & Media Collections has DVD drives available for use by GMU students, faculty, and staff. You can check them out for 7 days and use them to watch DVDs or listen to CDs on your own computer.
Stop by the Main Circulation Desk at Fenwick Library to check one out!

Find DVDs and VHS

The Mason libraries hosts a large collection of VHS and DVDs in Fenwick Library 1B.

Simply search for a title, director, genre, or other keyterm in the Library Search and click "submit". After that, use "Refine your Results" in the Left-hand side of the screen. Select the drop down arrow next to "Resource Type" and check videos.

Please click here for a tutorial on finding VHS and DVD through the library website.

Tutorial PDF