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Alkek One Spaces and Equipment: Home

This LibGuide contains all current guides, tutorials, and troubleshooting documentation for the spaces and equipment available for use in Alkek One. This guide is undergoing continual revision and updates.

Welcome to Alkek One!

This is where you can find a compilation of all the guides the subject specialists have made for the spaces in Alkek One. Consider this your handy one-stop shop for troubleshooting tips, usage instructions, and getting started guides for the spaces and equipment in YouStar Studios and the MakerSpace.

Alkek One Hours of Operation

Fall semester hours (August 21-December finals)

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-1am
Friday: 7:30am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 12pm-1am

 

Last updated: August 22, 2023

https://www.library.txst.edu/alkek/calendar/alkek-one-hours.html

Fall semester hours (August 21-December finals)

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-11pm
Friday: 7:30am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-11pm

No new projects may begin after half an hour before closing.

 

Last updated: August 22, 2023

https://www.library.txst.edu/alkek/calendar/alkek-one-hours.html

Fall semester hours (August 21-December finals)

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-11pm
Friday: 7:30am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-11pm

 

Last updated: August 22, 2023

https://www.library.txst.edu/alkek/calendar/alkek-one-hours.html

Fall semester hours (August 21-December finals)

Monday-Friday: 8am-8pm
Saturday-Sunday: closed

 

Last updated: August 22, 2023

https://www.library.txst.edu/alkek/calendar/alkek-one-hours.html

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What other guides and information would you like to see on this page?
Audio hardware: 0 votes (0%)
Audio software: 0 votes (0%)
Video hardware: 2 votes (50%)
Video software: 1 votes (25%)
Digital design software: 0 votes (0%)
Makerspace: 0 votes (0%)
GeoSpace: 0 votes (0%)
General information: 0 votes (0%)
Other: 1 votes (25%)
Total Votes: 4

Welcome to the Alkek One Space and Equipment LibGuide

Quickstart guides, troubleshooting tips, and usage instructions for YouStar Audio Studios hardware and software. More are coming soon!

What kinds of audio projects are you working on (or hope to work on!) in YouStar Audio?
Podcast: 5 votes (55.56%)
Songwriting: 0 votes (0%)
Mixing/mastering: 1 votes (11.11%)
Recording voice: 0 votes (0%)
Recording instrument: 0 votes (0%)
Piano practice: 1 votes (11.11%)
Guitar practice: 0 votes (0%)
DJ'ing: 1 votes (11.11%)
other: 1 votes (11.11%)
Total Votes: 9

The usage instructions and tutorial video for YouStar Video Studios.

What video projects are you working on (or hope to work on!) in YouStar Video?
Short film: 0 votes (0%)
Photo shoot: 1 votes (100%)
News broadcast: 0 votes (0%)
Vlog: 0 votes (0%)
Presentation: 0 votes (0%)
other: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 1

Usage instructions and documentation for machines in the MakerSpace. Please note that you must get trained on the machines by a staff person first. You can register for trainings here.

Which machine in the MakerSpace is your favorite or most used?
3D printer: 0 votes (0%)
Embroidery machine: 0 votes (0%)
Sewing machine: 0 votes (0%)
Garment printer: 0 votes (0%)
Soldering stations / PCB printer: 0 votes (0%)
Raspberry Pis: 0 votes (0%)
Vacuum former: 0 votes (0%)
CNC router: 1 votes (100%)
Laser cutter: 0 votes (0%)
Waterjet: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 1

Dr. Elizabeth Hambleton, Library Audio Specialist

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Updates

A photograph of the leather sewing machine now available in the Alkek One MakerSpace.

New: Leather Sewing Machine!

Interested in sewing leather to make custom shoes, belts, purses, cosplay pieces, or anything else you can dream? Sign up for training on the new leather sewing machine now available in the Alkek One MakerSpace!

A screenshot of a sample selection of Alkek One microcredential workshops.

Sign up for Micro-credentials!

Every semester, Alkek One offers a variety of micro-credential workshops that take place over several days and leave you equipped with a new skill to boost your resume. Learn how to make a virtual world in Unity, or write and record a podcast, or take your idea from design to fabrication with tools in the MakerSpace!