Multimedia Production

NOTE: The multimedia studios will be closed on Saturday and Sunday through the remainder of summer. We will return to normal hours of operation on August 27, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact


The Multimedia Production Studios at Lied Library include four audio production studios and one video production studio. These spaces support the creation of podcasts, music recordings, video presentations, and other types of multimedia research and creative activity.

You can also learn more about our Makerspace.

How to Use Studios

  • All recording spaces are open during Lied Library hours.
  • Reservations are required.
  • You must have a valid ACE login to access the equipment and software.

Recording spaces are intended for those creating, editing, or transferring media. You will be asked to forfeit your reservation if you are using them for reasons other than those listed.

For more information, please read the Multimedia Production Studios Guidelines.

Equipment to Check Out

Additional equipment such as headphones, video cameras, microphones, etc. can be checked out at the Circulation desk on the first floor of Lied Library. Refer to the Technology Lending at Lied page for a list of available equipment.

Get Help

For help getting started, you can drop by the Makerspace or Computer Help Desk on the first floor of Lied library with questions.

Audio Recording

Capacity: 3/4
Two group recording spaces located in rooms 1225 and 1226 are designed for recording podcasts, interviews, and other spoken work, as well as group video editing. These rooms include two microphones and a computer workstation with recording and editing software.

  • Computer: Dell Optiplex (1226), Mac mini (1225)
  • Microphones: Shure SM7B Dynamic Vocal Microphone
  • Headphones: Sennheiser HD 280 PRO (check out from the Circulation Desk)
  • Audio Interface: Focusrite Scarlett 18i8

Ableton Live Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, FL Studio, Pro Tools

Music Recording:

Capacity: 3/4
Two music recording spaces in rooms 1223 and 1224 are designed for recording electronic and vocal music pieces.

  • Computer: Dell Optiplex (1223), iMac (1224)
  • Microphones: Shure SM7B Dynamic Vocal Microphone
  • Headphones: Sennheiser HD 280 PRO (check out from the Circulation Desk)
  • Speakers: KRK V Series
  • Audio interface: XLR input (1/4")
  • DJ controller: Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 (1223)
  • MIDI controller: Ableton Push (1223)
  • MIDI keyboard: Nektar Impact LX 88+ (1224)
  • Audio Interface:  Focusrite Scarlett 18i20

Ableton Live Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, FL Studio

Video Recording

Capacity: 11
The video recording space in room 1222 is a space designed for recording presentations, dramatic scenes, interviews, and other video content. The room includes the use of a camera, green screen, gray backdrop, large monitor, and computer workstation for presentations and retrieving files.

  • Computer: Dell Optiplex
  • Camera: Roboshot 20 UHD
  • Microphone: Tesira TCM-1 Ceiling Microphone
  • Monitor: Samsung QLED 55-inch Display
  • Studio lighting
  • Green screen
  • Gray backdrop

Post Production Editing

Located on the first floor of Lied Library, the post-production space offers 25 computers equipped with a variety of editing software.

  • 10 Apple IMac
  • 15 Dell OptiPlex 7050

On Dell Optiplex:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Audacity
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Nero Standard

On Apple iMac

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Audacity
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Garage Band
  • iMovie
  • Logic Pro X
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Nero Standard

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