Sperber Library - Media Lab

Location: basement of the Geoffrey & Robyn Sperber Health Sciences Library (L1-148)

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm.

Book the Media Lab

The Media Lab is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for your audio and video recording needs. The equipment was generously donated by the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and you can record:

  • Online instructional videos and lectures
  • Videos for recruitment, training, or other professional development sessions
  • Podcasts
  • Group interviews for coursework or research projects
  • Media interviews
  • Host a live stream
  • And more!

Media Lab User Guide

The Lab can accommodate 3-4 persons, ideally only 2 persons audio recording at the same time. The Lab includes:

  • 2 Audio Technica AT4053b microphones
  • 1 Neewer F100 7" Camera Field monitor
  • 1 Mac Mini with two monitors
  • 1 Windows PCs with one monitors
  • 1 Razer Kiyo Pro Ultra webcam
  • 2 Aputure Light Dome ii light softbox and Aputure 300D ii lights
  • 2 Audio-Technica Headphones
  • Adjustable backdrops

No food or drink allowed in the Media Lab except for water in a sealed container.

Media Lab Policy

Bookable by the University of Alberta, faculty, staff, and students (CCID will be required) for academic, non-commercial activities.
Public members may book the space on a case-by-case basis. Please contact sperberhelp@ualberta.ca for more information.

  • 2 hour maximum bookings per person during Media Lab hours
  • Maximum occupancy – 4 people
  • No food or drink in the Media Lab except for water in a sealed container.
  • Equipment is the responsibility of the user and cannot be removed from the room
  • Occupants must ensure the room remains clean and tidy

The Media Lab is used primarily for recording sessions. If you wish to edit your project, you can book a high-performance computer station in the Digital Scholarship Centre (DSC). For other media production needs, visit the DSC!