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 students in the Reich College of Education and to teachers in the ASU-Public School Partnership, with a Teacher Borrower Card, may use this resource to create materials to enhance their teaching.

The Idea Factory is open Monday-Friday 7:30 am-5 pm. and on weekends by appointment. Contact Margaret Gregor (, 262-8088) by noon on Thursday 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
  • Label Makers
  • Color Scanner and 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.