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.

Computing & Printing

Green Computing

Multimedia Computing

 3rd floor, Price Gilbert

  8 - Apple Mac Studios w/Studio displays & 42 - Docking stations, dual 24" monitors

 Capacity = 50

 Availability = No Reservations Needed

Software: Full Adobe Suite including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro; Office; iMovie; GarageBand

Gold Computing Zone - 3rd floor Price Gilbert

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.

 3rd floor, Price Gilbert

 Apple iMac (Gold 1 & 2), Mac Pro (Gold 4 & 6), Dell Precision 5820 (Gold 3 & 5), Surface Studio (Gold 7 & 8)

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Print Studio

The Print Studio provides printing and computing support for all printers and computing zones in the Library. We are located on Price Gilbert 3rd Floor. The Print Studio also provides a walk-up poster printing service.

 Posters must be submitted for printing at least 30 minutes before closing time for same-day service.

Fall & Spring Semester Hours
 Monday - Friday, 10am-10pm, Saturday, 12pm-6pm, Sunday, 10am-10pm

Summer Semester Hours
 Monday - Friday, 10am-10pm & Saturday - Sunday, 2pm-6pm

Note: The Print Studio will be closed on all holidays and any day the Library is also closed. Please visit the Library Hours page for more info.

Submit a Poster Request
Library - Print Studio

Video Recording Studio

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.

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Audio Recording Studio

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.

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Control Room

MSC Control Room

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.