The library’s two production studios offer specialized hardware and software for recording and editing multimedia projects while the Glowforge Studio includes a Glowforge Pro laser cutter and engraver. The library’s Ask Us! desk also offers audiovisual recording equipment for checkout. To learn more about audio production or laser cutting, visit our training guide.
These studios are ideal for: recording audio for interviews, podcasts, or voiceovers, editing multimedia projects with advanced software, and cutting/engraving in a variety of materials. Please note that these studios should not be used for general study.
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The Production Studios are located in rooms 142, 143, and 144 on the first floor of the Cline Library, adjacent to the Student Technology Center. NAU and CCC students, staff, and faculty are permitted to reserve a Production Studio for up to two hours per day.
Visit our online scheduler to reserve a Studio today.
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- 27″ iMac desktop/Dell PC
- Rode microphones
- Advanced editing software
- Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Blender
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- Adobe Premiere Pro and iMovie (video editing)
- Adobe Audition and Audacity (audio editing)
*Production Studio 1 includes a dual audio interface, Rode Procaster microphones (2), and studio headphones (2).
*The Glowforge Studio includes the Glowforge Pro CNC laser cutter and the Glowforge air filter.
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Before you Begin
- Visit the library’s Ask Us! Desk to confirm your reservation and check out a key to the Studio.
- Please maintain an acceptable volume, this space is NOT soundproof.
- This studio has a variety of professional-grade software to support audio recording, video editing, and digital graphics creation. This studio is not meant as a study room.
- If you need assistance learning to use the software in this studio you may schedule a consultation with library staff by visiting: nau.edu/library/request-makerlab-help.
- If you notice any issues with the hardware in this room, please alert library staff.
Before You Leave
- Properly log off of the production studio computer station.
- Turn off all audio equipment and display monitors.
- Return all furniture and equipment to its original state as when you entered.
- Be sure to collect all of your personal belongings, supplies, and any trash.
- Turn off the studio lights and lock the door as you exit.
- Return the Production Studio key to the Ask Us! Desk.
Thank you for using the Production Studios!