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位于南卡罗来纳州, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.


心中有勇士. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, 教师 and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Makerspace and Multimedia Lab

里克曼库 Makerspace and Multimedia Lab

The 里克曼库 Makerspace is a place where learning through inquiry and creativity occurs. It is equipped with a variety of technology and tools that help to enliven ingenuity and originality. 学生, 教师, and staff are encouraged to create, 解决问题, and develop talents and skills through practical application. The Makerspace is available for the development of innovative assignments for course submission as well as the invention of products for personal use. Workshops are scheduled each semester to demonstrate the use of the technology and tools available in the Makerspace.

The 里克曼库 Multimedia Lab includes virtual reality gaming and a production studio. Two virtual reality (VR) lanes are available for gaming and world exploration for pleasure and the completion of course assignments. The production studio is equipped with audio/visual hardware and software for media creation. Audio, video, and editing capabilities are available to support the production of podcasts, 视频博客, 还有更多. Workshops and events are scheduled each semester to demonstrate the use of the technology and software available in the Multimedia Lab.


The Makerspace and Multimedia Lab are open to the campus community. Materials and tools are provided free of charge. Users may bring in their own supplies for the Cricut and sewing machine, if desired.

When are the Makerspace and Multimedia Lab Open?

The Makerspace and Lab are open during 图书馆开放时间. 3D print jobs should be scheduled to end by closing time. Self-guided exploration of the tools and tech is encouraged. 工作人员 will be available to answer questions but cannot guarantee one-on-one training.


Users are required to reserve the 3D printers, VR lanes, and recording studio using our 在线预订系统, either in advance or at the time of use. This helps the library keep statistics and also lets us know who to contact should an issue arise.

What Tools and Technology are Available?

  • Cricut Maker 3 and accessories (supplies, such as paper and vinyl, are limited)
  • 兄弟缝纫机
  • 2台Dremel 3D打印机
  • 2虚拟现实车道
  • 录音室
  • 2 Swivl 机器人

Loanable Tech Available for 3-day checkout

  • 图形计算器
  • Canon Cameras and accessories
  • 麦克风
  • 录音机
  • 外接DVD驱动器

How Do I Get Started on the 3 d打印机?

访问我们的 3D打印LibGuide.

Can I request software to be purchased for the VR systems?

是的!  填好这张表格 and your request will be reviewed. 


We welcome your questions and feedback. 发送电子邮件至 and a library staff member will respond.