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The DIY Studio is the place where do-it-yourself creativity happens! Equipment and software to produce movies, edit photos, digitize tapes, design websites, or create other digital projects are available–you, of course, provide the creativity.

Equipment & Software

  • High quality scanner (prints, slides, negatives)
  • Photo editing software (Photoshop Elements 12)
  • Video editing software (Power Director V12)
  • VHS to DVD converter
  • CD/DVD buffer
  • Camera, camcorder, backdrops, and lighting equipment
  • Additional Equipment

Equipment and software instruction manuals are available.

The DIY Studio may be reserved 30 days in advance and may be used for a maximum of four hours per day, per individual. Walk-in use and additional time are subject to availability.

Please read the DIY Studio Guidelines before making a reservation. To make a reservation, please inquire at the Reference Desk.