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ARL: Art Resources Lab

The ARL is located on the 6th floor of the Library in E620.

The ARL provides an open space for artwork enlargement and projection (sometimes called projector room), documentation of artwork by photography, and is available to all students at FIT.

The ARL is a self service lab. The lab itself and the equipment we have available for check out are provided as a service to the students at FIT, but we unable to provide any assistance. Written instructions are available in ARL. 

Tutorialsfor equipment can be found on the ARL How-To's and Procedures page

The ARL has the following available in the space for student use:


Image of ARL CopystandCopy Stand

Image of ARL Large Format Paper TrimmerLarge Paper Trimmers 

Image of ARL Light tableLight Tables Image of ARL ELMO ProjectorElmo Presenter & Projector

Image of ARL Artograph PrismArtograph Prisim 

Image of ARL Photography RackPhotography Rack & Backgrounds

Image of ARL Dragonsframe 4 Stop Motion Animation SoftwareStopmotion Animation Software

Image of ARL Student WorkstationStudent Workstations

Image of ARL Impact Boom Studio Light KitPhotography Lighting

Image of ARL Overhead ProjectorOverhead Projector

Image of ARL MystudioMyStudio Product Photography Kit

Image of ARL CintiqWacom Cintiqs

Image of ARL Haptic Touch Stylus3D Systems Haptic Touch Stylus

Image of ARL Next Engine 3D scannerNext Engine 3D scanner



The ARL has the following available for check-out from the ACS Desk on the 5th floor of the Library:


Image of ARL Diffusion Umbrellas

Diffuser Umbrellas for Photography

Image of ARL Bogen Tripod

Bogen Tripod

Image of ARL Cullman Tripod

Cullman Tripod


Image of ARL Savage Lighting System

Savage Studio Lighting System


Image of ARL Canon Rebel T6

Canon Rebel T6 Photography Kit

Image of ARL Nikon 3300

Nikon 3300 Photography Kit

Image of ARL Cintiq Pen Stylus

Cintiq Pen Stylus

Image of ARL Circular Reflector

Circular Reflectors

Image of ARL Xuma Phone Mount

Xuma Phone Mount

Image of ARL Artograph Impression

Artograph Impression 1400