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Library Media Studio (Reservable)

People conducting an interview in the library studio.

The John C. Pace library on UWF's main campus offers complete video/audio and photography production areas for students, faculty, and staff. The 1st-floor audio/video/photography studio is an ideal place to complete course projects and develop multimedia instructional materials.

You may want to view an introductory video we have produced for this space.

Everyone is required to view this 3-minute video about studio safety.

Everyone must attend a brief in-person safety/training session before reserving or using the room. Once completed, this training will be good for one calendar year.

Individual workshops can be arranged for small groups of students, faculty, and staff. Contact John Barksdale - - to organize a training workshop for your group.

The replacement costs for the items listed below can be found on our Fines/Lost Books Policies page.

3x Canon XF 400 Cameras 4K UHD professional camcorder.
6x SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS SDXC Memory Cards SD cards for cameras and audio capture devices.
3x Canon BP-828 Backup batteries for camcorders.
1x Glide Gear iPad Smartphone Teleprompter Teleprompter, for use in conjunction with an iPad or smartphone.
1x Apple iPad For use with teleprompter mount.
2x Manfrotto 502AH Video Heads & MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod Kits Professional grade tripods with video heads.
1x Manfrotto MT190X3 3-Section Aluminum Tripod with MVH500AH Fluid Head Hybrid Video Kit Professional grade tripod with video head.
2x Magnus DWF-2 Universal Tripod Dolly Dolly for moving tripods.
1x Saramonic UwMic9 This system allows you to record two separate people to your camera without requiring a second receiver.
6x Sandbags Sandbags are essential tools when working with lighting/video tripods and booms.
1x GVM 800D-RGB LED Studio 3-Video Light Kit Adjustable RGB LED lighting for video and photography.
1x Clapboard Designate scenes and takes.
2x "C" Stands Impact CS40MB Position light modifiers and fixtures.
1x Ikan Lyra 3pc Lighting Kit Adjustable RGB LED lighting for video and photography.
1x PBL Halogen 3 Light Kit Halogen soft box lighting kit.
1x Shure 58 Microphone SLR microphone.
1x Shure Combo Wireless 58 And Lavalier Microphones Wireless microphones.
1x Comica Single Wireless Lavalier Microphone Wireless microphone.
1x Canon XA 10 1080 HD professional camcorder.
1x Manfrotto 190 XB Tripod Professional grade tripod.
1x Canon T4I DSLR Camera DSLR still camera.
1x Audio-Technica AT875R Shotgun microphone.
1x Behringer Xenyx 802 Mixer Audio preamp and mixer.
1x 70-inch Movable Monitor/Screen For use as a background or for viewing other media in room.
1x Rode Procaster Podcaster broadcast quality dynamic microphone.
1x Rode PSM1 Shock Mount Provides mount for PSA 1 arm and isolation from external vibrations.
1x Rode Microphones PSA1 Studio Boom Arm Boom arm for podcast microphone.
1x Revolution Lightboard Transparent white board that illuminates writing with dry erase markers.
1x Sound Devices MixPre-6 Professional level audio capture device for video/podcasting. Supports simultaneous recording of audio from up to 4 microphones. Saves to SD card.
1x On-Camera Video Light Simple lighting solution for basic video production. Included with field camera gear.

The following links offer more in-depth training and information regarding the use of specific studio equipment.

Canon XF400

Ikan Lyra Soft LED Lights

Glide Gear Teleprompter

Revolution Lightboard

Saramonic 2-person Wireless Lavalier Microphone System

Sound Devices Mix Pre II (6)

Behringer XENYX 802 Mixer

In order to reserve or use the library studio space you must agree to and abide by these terms of use.

Authorized Users:
Use of the University of West Florida (“University”) John C. Pace Library (“Library”) Audio, Video, Photo Studio (“Studio”) is limited to active University students, faculty, and staff. Users agree to the following Terms of Use and must complete safety and equipment training before reserving the Studio. Users will be required to complete the safety and equipment training annually. Library staff reserve the right to require additional training required based on the user’s level of proficiency with the equipment.

Reserving the Studio:
Users may request a reservation for the Studio for two-hour periods via the online reservation form. Users are expected to return all Studio furniture and equipment to its original configuration and return the room key to the circulation desk by or before the end of the reservation period. Late fees may be levied against users who fail to return the room key by the end of the reservation period. Requests for reservations will be fulfilled in order of priority. Coursework and instructional material production take priority over personal or extracurricular projects. Requests for reservations of the Studio for such use will be fulfilled first, followed by other requests for reservations of the Studio.

Damaged or Missing Equipment:
Users should complete an equipment check at the beginning of the Studio reservation to ensure all equipment is operational. Users should report any damage immediately in order to avoid fines/fees for damaged equipment. Users will be financially responsible for any damage to or loss of equipment in the Studio caused by misuse or inattention. Any damaged or broken equipment will be repaired or replaced at cost and billed to the user’s account. The Studio is monitored by video for safety and security purposes.

Standards of Conduct:
The Studio is only available for use for the intended purposes of video production, audio production, and photography. Users are required to abide by the UWF Student Code of Conduct, UWF Computing Resources Usage Agreement, all Library policies, these Terms of Use, all other applicable University policies and regulations, as well as all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Electric instruments, amplifiers, or any other device that is loud enough to disturb others in the Library is strictly prohibited. Users are not permitted to create materials containing visual depictions that are obscene or contain pornography.

Copyright and Fair-Use Policy:
Infringement of the intellectual property rights of others is prohibited. Users must adhere to all applicable state and federal laws regarding intellectual property, including copyright laws. Users who violate intellectual property rights can be held liable for attorney fees, court costs, reparations and or academic plagiarism violations. Any participation in the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials, is subject to the loss of access to the Studio, disciplinary action, and civil/criminal penalty.
Fair-use for non-profit educational use is limited. Students should contact their instructor for details regarding a project. Faculty and staff should be aware of fair-use and its application in certain circumstances. Works that contain copyrighted materials that are displayed outside of the classroom environment may be in violation.

Warranty Disclaimer:
The Studio spaces are provided on an “as is” basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Limitation of Liability:
In no event shall the University of West Florida, University of West Florida Board of Trustees, State of Florida, the Florida Board of Governors, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, trustees, agents, students, and volunteers or its successors, assigns, affiliates, licensors be liable (a) under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or other legal theory with respect to a user’s use of the Studio and Studio equipment; (b) for any lost profits or special, indirect, statutory, incidental, reliance, punitive, or consequential damages, of any kind whatsoever, related to a user’s use of the Studio and Studio equipment.


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We require confirmed reservations for all users of the room.  Four-hour sessions can be reserved in advance using the form below (subject to the listed hours of availability). Same-day or walk-up reservations are not available. The studio and associated equipment will be checked out to a single user. This individual assumes all responsibility for the room, its contents, and the actions of others they allow to use the space. The capacity of the room is eight (8) people.

Note: the studio space will be closed during most intersession periods for maintenance.

Hours Of Availability
(Fall & Spring)

  • Monday - Thursday : 8:00 am - 8:00 pm (3x 4-hour blocks)
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm (2x 4-hour blocks, 1x 3-hour block)
  • Saturday & Sunday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm (2x 4-hour blocks)


  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm (3x 4-hour blocks)
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm (2x 4-hour blocks, 1x 3-hour block)
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm (1x 3-hour block, 1x 4-hour block)