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Digital Media Studio: About the Studio

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About the Studio

The Digital Media Studio at the Annandale Campus Library is equipped with computers, software, and a graphic arts scanner to aid students in multimedia projects.

Digital Media Studio

Equipment & Software

Dell All in One Desktop

  • 2 Dell XPS 27 All-In-One Touchscreens
  • 2 iMacs
  • 1 Epson XL Graphic Arts Scanner


  • Audacity
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Garage Band
  • GIMP
  • Final Cut Pro
  • iMovie

Media Equipment at the Circulation Desk

Some of our media equipment is only for digital media studio use and are available at the circulation desk. This includes:

  • Sennheiser Pro Studio Monitoring Headphones
  • Blue Yeti Microphone and Podcast Kit
  • Webcams
  • Memory Card Reader
  • We also have DLSR cameras, voice recorders, and much more available to check out! Click here for a complete list. 

Reserving a Computer Station

Reservations are required and can be made up to two weeks in advance. You may reserve a computer for up to 2 hours. If no one has reserved your computer when your time is up, you can extend your time by going back to the registration site.

Checking in
All Studio users must bring their NOVA ID and check-in at the Reference Desk.


1.)    All users must reserve a computer station. NO EXCEPTIONS.
2.)    Users must check in at the Reference Desk with a NOVA ID.
3.)    The studio is only for digital media projects.
4.)    No food or drink allowed.
5.)    Leave the room free of trash and undamaged.
6.)    Keep the door closed at all times.
7.)    Be respectful of other studio users and keep noise to a minimum.


Fair Use Guidelines
Any images, photos, graphs, etc. that you find on the internet may be subject to copyright law of the United States (Title 17, US Code).  The person using the Digital Media Studio equipment is responsible for any infringement.
Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia courtesy of the University of Washington.