Idea Factory

IMC Idea Factory

The Idea Factory is located in room 031 of the IMC on the lower level of Belk Library and Information Commons. ASU College of Education majors and area educators with a Teacher Borrower Card may use this resource to create materials to enhance their teaching. The Idea Factory is open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., and on weekends by appointment. Contact Margaret Gregor (, 262-8088) by noon on Friday to arrange a time for weekend access. ASU students must present their AppCard when signing in to use the Idea Factory.

Idea Factory Resources Include:

  • Hot and Cold Laminators
  • Comb Binder
  • Die Cut collectionLight Box
  • Paper Trimmers
  • Dymo Label Maker
  • Dymo Label Writer
  • Color Scanner and Printer
  • Electronic Button Maker
  • Craft Supplies (Scissors, Crayons, Markers, etc.)
  • Computer Workstation with Educational Software
  • Ellison Die Cut Center (list of die cuts)


For examples of what you can make in the Idea Factory, visit the Idea Factory Pinterest board.