Idea Factory

 IMC Idea FactoryThe Idea Factory is located in room 031 of the IMC on the lower level of Belk Library and Information Commons. ASU students in the Reich College of Education and teachers in the ASU-Public School Partnership, with a Teacher Borrower Card, may use this resource to create materials to enhance their teaching (limits apply).


The Idea Factory is open Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm.  To make an appointment for after 5pm or on a weekend contact Margaret Gregor ( at least 48-hours in advance.

Students must present their AppCards and teachers must present their Teacher Borrower Card and Official School ID.



Idea Factory Resources Include:Die Cut collection

  • Hot and Cold Laminators
  • Comb Binder
  • Paper Trimmers
  • Label Makers
  • Color Printer
  • 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.