Multimedia Production


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

Recording spaces are intended for those UNLV students, faculty, and staff who are 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.

  • Reservations are required.
  • You must have a valid ACE login to access the equipment and software.
  • All recording spaces are open during Lied Library hours.
  • To enter Lied Library when Rebel Hours are in effect guests are required to present a valid UNLV or NSHE ID or arrange an appointment at least two days in advance.

Reserve a studio

First-time users must watch the orientation video and take a short quiz before making a reservation.

Library staff cannot make changes to an existing reservation. For any adjustments or cancellations, please refer to the confirmation email you receive with your original booking.

Get help

For informational or basic troubleshooting questions:

  • Contact the Multimedia Help Desk located in the multimedia hallway
  • Contact the Computer Help Desk
  • Contact the Makerspace Front Desk

For advanced assistance, such as recording/editing walkthroughs:

For help with digitizing cassette tapes, VHS tapes, and DVD's:

List of equipment

Below you will find a list of the hardware and software found in our studios. 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.

Podcast Recording

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


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


Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, FL Studio, Garageband (1225), Logic Pro (1225)

Music Recording

Capacity: 3/4
Rooms 1223 and 1224 are designed for recording and producing music projects. These rooms are equipped with additional production technology such as studio monitors and MIDI controllers.


  • Computer: Dell Optiplex (1223), iMac (1224)
  • 3 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")
  • MIDI controller: Ableton Push (1223)
  • MIDI keyboard: M-Audio Oxygen Pro 49 (1223)
  • MIDI keyboard: Nektar Impact LX 88+ (1224)
  • Audio Interface:  Focusrite Scarlett 18i20


Ableton Live Suite (1223 only), Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, FL Studio, Logic Pro, Garageband, Pro Tools

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
  • OBS

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

Media Digitizing Technology

Located on the first floor, the following equipment is available for the digitization of cassette tapes, VHS tapes, and DVDs. For help with these technologies, please refer to the "Get help" section on this page.


  • Denon Cassette Tape Deck
  • Toshiba DVD/VCR Player
  • Sony DVD/VCR Player

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