Dimensions Lab

Dimensions Lab July 2021

The Dimensions Lab provides computing resources and tools to WSU students, staff, faculty, and community members for projects in the fields of media, art, music, engineering, computer science and physics. The lab is located on the first floor of the Holland Library near the Terrell Library elevators.

Dimensions Lab open hours (link opens in new tab)
Dimensions Lab Assistant hours
Dimensions Lab Software List
Audio Lab Reservations (link opens in new tab)

The Audio Lab is now available for booking!

View the Audio Lab Manual (PDF) to learn more about the lab.

WSU Libraries Dimensions Lab Audio Lab
WSU Libraries Dimensions Lab Audio Lab

Available Now:

  • 5 Windows PCs
  • 1 Windows PC
    • Scanner with document feeder
    • Additional Software: NAPS2
  • 4 Mac Minis
  • Audio Workstation Windows PC
    • Additional software: Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools 12
    • Audient iD4 2-channel Audio Interface
    • Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A25 MIDI Keyboard
  • Matter & Form 3D scanner with Windows PC
  • NextEngine 3D scanner with Windows PC
  • Audio Lab (by reservation only, see Audio Lab Reservations)
    • WhisperRoom recording booth
    • Windows PC workstation
      • Thunderbolt 3 dock
      • NVIDIA 2080 TI graphics card
      • Additional software: Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools 12, Max 8, Davinci Resolve Studio
      • 2x 27″ ViewSonic displays
    • Motu 828es audio interface
    • Audio-Technica AT4033a condenser microphone (w/ stand, shock mount and windscreen)
    • Novation 61SL MIDI Keyboard
    • 4x JBL 305P 5″ monitors
    • Davinci Resolve Studio controller w/ Jog/Shuttle wheel
    • Art Voice Channel Tube Strip

Coming Fall 2022 Semester:

  • New PC Media Workstation Computers!
  • 3D Scanning room availability
    • PC Workstation
    • 3x DLSR cameras with tripods
    • Motorized turntable – ideal for objects up to 20″ X 20″ X 20″ in size
    • 3x LED Lights


Software List:

  Software Windows 10 macOS Description
  Google Chrome x x browser
  Firefox x x browser
  Adobe Creative Cloud x x graphics, video, audio, web
  Microsoft Office x NA document editors, spreadsheets
  3DS Max x NA 3D modeling and rendering
  Maya x NA 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering
  Mudbox x NA 3D digital painting and sculpting
  R x NA statistical computing and graphics
  Praat x x analysis, synthesize, and manipulate speech
  Blender x x 3D creation
  SuperCollider x x real-time audio synthesis and algorithmic composition
  ArcGIS x NA geographic information system
  QGIS x x open source geographic information system
  NVDA x NA screen reader
  VLC x x media player
  Handbrake x x video transcoder
  NI Komplete x x sound production suite
  Reaper x x digital audio workstation
  Reality Capture x NA 3D scanning software
  SPSS x x statistical analysis platform


Dimensions Lab Staff Schedule:

The Libraries Systems department makes an effort to staff the Dimensions Lab with student workers Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm for Fall and Winter semesters. These Lab Assistants are available to assist students with lab technology, reservations and to troubleshoot/report issues. There is a sign in the lab that indicates “Staff Available” when Lab assistants are working a shift in the lab. Please be aware that student-staff schedules are subject to change at a moment’s notice.

Fall 2022 Dimensions Lab Assistant schedule
Fall 2022 Dimensions Lab Assistant schedule (updated 9/21/22)