Computing & Printing
Media Scholarship Commons
Located on the 3rd floor of Price Gilbert, the Media Scholarship Commons (MSC) provides the campus community access to professional-level hardware and software for the creation of creative media-rich projects and research.
The space gives campus users access to reservable video and audio recording studios with control room, whisper booth, lightboard, and green screen technologies. The MSC also provides users with a reservable post-production editing room, and a computing zone with multimedia software including the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and Pro Tools. The space is staffed by student experts and provides services and support for poster (wide-format) printing.
OPEN3rd floor, Price Gilbert -
Apple workstations, dual 24" monitors
Capacity = 50
Software: Full Adobe Suite including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro; Office; iMovie; GarageBand
Media Editing Suite
The Media Editing Suite provides professional level tools for Media Rich projects and post production work on video and audio, as well as the creation of graphics.
Due to the nature of the equipment priority is given to users working on media projects that require the use of specialized software and hardware. The room is Buzzcard access only and requires prior approval to gain access.
OPEN3rd floor, Price Gilbert -
Apple IMac (Gold 1 & 2), Apple Pro (Gold 4 & 6), Dell Precision Tower (Gold 3 & 5), Surface Studio (Gold 7 & 8)
Capacity = 8
RESERVE computer, Request room access for your date & time via email Alison Valk or Kimberly Goler Stubbs at least 24 hours in advance. Staff will grant access to room 3201. Visit the INFODesk for Editing Suite peripherals.Availability =
Software: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Vegas, Reason, AutoCad, Lightworks & Office
The MediaDesk is a student run IT desk providing printing and cluster support for all Library buildings. We are centrally located on Price Gilbert, 3rd floor, in front of the Print Studio, where we can also assist you with your poster printing needs.
Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Sunday - Saturday, 10am-10pm
Summer Semester Hours
Monday - Friday, 10am-10pm & Saturday - Sunday, 2pm-6pm
Note: The MediaDesk follows building hours during break weeks. Please visit the Library Hours page for more info.
- The Print Studio houses two wide-format plotters (for posters) capable of printing in 24-inch, 36-inch and 42-inch widths of any length.
- All prints will be on Gloss Photo Paper.
- All scanning (and copying) will be done on the large Xerox copier in the Multimedia Computing area. You can scan either to your email address or to a flash drive.
- Standard print jobs can be done at any of the 4 locations (including the copier) on the 3rd floor. There is print station at each corner of the floor.
Cost is $1.50 per square foot on Gloss Photo Paper. Costs formula: price = (length x width) ÷ 96.
- 18" x 24" poster: $4.50
- 24" x 36" poster: $9.00
Video Recording Studio
The Video Recording Studio (3288) houses production equipment for a variety of student and faculty uses, including lecture capture, green screen presentations, interviews and live broadcast. Production features include a Vaddio RoboSHOT 12 1080p HD streaming camera, two Blackmagic 1080p broadcast cameras, Lightboard for Instruction, five Shure wireless microphones, two Rode NTG4 shotgun microphones, wireless and wired presentation capabilities via the in-room PC or your own device. You may capture to a USB flash drive or live stream your presentation to the world. One 45” LED monitor and one 55” LED monitor will allow you to view your presentation as it occurs.
Audio Recording Studio
The Audio Recording Studio (3286) provides a way for audio experts and novices alike to produce high-quality recordings of music, voiceovers, or podcasts. It features two Shure SM7B podcast microphones and one Audio Technica AT 4050 for vocal production, two Shure SM81 and one SM57 microphone will allow you to capture instrument recordings, and one Rode NT-USB microphone will allow you to capture any source to your own device. Production and monitoring are run through the Apogee Ensemble interface and PreSonus Monitoring station, allowing up to 30 inputs and 34 outputs with up to 24bit/192kHz resolution. While the in-room Mac includes GarageBand and Audacity software as well, Logic users can mix their tracks using the Mackie MCU control surface. Stereo recordings are saved to a user’s USB flash drive via a Denon DN-700R audio recorder, or to a user’s hard drive via USB transfer for future editing.
While either of these studios may be used independently, the Control Room (3287) enhances the capabilities of both spaces, allowing for additional recording, switching and broadcast capability through a 64-channel Allen and Heath Avantis digital mixer, Ross Carbonite Switcher, four 32” broadcast preview monitors, seating for six and wireless communication for production crew between spaces.