Media Scholarship Commons

 Due to Covid-19 restrictions the Media Scholarship Commons is CLOSED, scheduled to open in a limited capacity sometime in the Fall of 2020.

Located on the 3rd floor of the Library in the Price Gilbert building, 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.

Location & Hours

The Media Scholarship Commons spaces are located on the 3rd floor of the Library in Price Gilbert.

  • Video & Audio Recording Studios: by appointment, contact Alison Valk
  • Editing Room: by appointment, contact Alison Valk
  • Multimedia Computing: CLOSED
  • Print Studio (Poster Printing): CLOSED
  • Multimedia Meeting Room: CLOSED

Computers, Scanners & Printers

The Video & Audio Recording Studios include:  

  • 32, 49 and 55-inch LED monitors
  • Lavalier, condenser and dynamic mics
  • Multiple streaming/capture cameras
  • Digital audio/video interfaces and controls for capture, including live audio mixing board

The reservable Editing Room includes:

  • Two 27-inch iMacs with Lightworks, Reason, Final Cut and Logic
  • Two Mac Pros with Lightworks, Reason, Final Cut and Logic
  • Two Dell Precision 5280s with Vegas, Lightworks and Reason
  • Two Microsoft Surface Studios with Vegas and AutoCad

Multimedia Computing includes:

  • Eight 27-inch iMac 5Ks with Final Cut and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • 14 Mac Minis with Final Cut Pro and the Adobe Creative Suite

The Print Studio includes:

  • Two wide-format plotters (for posters) capable of printing in 24-inch, 36-inch and 42-inch widths of any length.
  • All scanning (and copying) will be done on the large Xerox copier in the Multimedia Zone. 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.

Poster Printing:
Cost is $1.50 per square foot. Costs formula: price = (length x width) ÷ 96.

Examples of costs:

  • 18" x 24" poster: $4.50
  • 24" x 36" poster: $9.00
Video Recording Studio

Video Recording Studio

 

The Video Recording Studio include:  

  • 32, 49 and 55-inch LED monitors
  • Lavalier, condenser and dynamic mics
  • Multiple streaming/capture cameras
  • Digital audio/video interfaces and controls for capture, including live audio mixing board

Audio Recording Studio

The Audio Recording Studio include:  

  • 32, 49 and 55-inch LED monitors
  • Lavalier, condenser and dynamic mics
  • Multiple streaming/capture cameras
  • Digital audio/video interfaces and controls for capture, including live audio mixing board
Audio Recording Studio
MSC Control Room
Audio Recording Studio