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Digital Media Studio

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Please Be Aware

As of 25 August 2023, NOVA will no longer provide licenses for Adobe Creative Suite for most faculty, staff, or students. NOVA Libraries is as yet unsure how this will effect our Digital Media Studio in the Annandale Library.

About the Digital Media Studio

The Digital Media Studio at the Annandale Campus Library is equipped with computers, software, and a graphic arts scanner that students can use to create multimedia projects such as videos, flyers, websites, and podcasts.


Equipment & Software Overview

This is a select list of the hardware and software available to use in the Digital Media Studio. For a full list, visit the Software and Tutorials section on the Digital Media Studio Guide and the Annandale section on the Equipment and Technology Guide.

Digital Media Studio Equipment

  • 2 Dell Precision 3640 towers with 2 Dell UltraSharp 32" 4K USB-C monitors  
  • 2 Macs
  • 1 Epson XL Graphic Arts Scanner


  • Audacity
  • Adobe Creative Cloud*
  • Blender 
  • Garage Band
  • GIMP
  • iMovie
  • Lightworks 
  • Ocenaudio  
  • OpenShot Video Editor  
  • RawTherapee 

Media Equipment

We have cameras and other equipment available to borrow. 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! 

Item checkout length varies between 3 days and 7 days. You will need to present a student ID and sign a responsibility statement before you can check out equipment. You can preview the responsibility statement below. 

* As of 25 August 2023, NOVA is discontinuing support of Adobe Creative Suite for most of the NOVA community. NOVA Libraries is as yet unsure how this will effect our Digital Media Studio.