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Recording Studios

Fall 2019 Hours

Monday–Friday: 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

The Recording Studios are closed on University holidays.

Choose from the following:

Student Project Support and Consultations
Facilities and Equipment
Showcase of DMC Projects
Jobs for Students

Course-based Instruction and Support
Faculty Production Assistance

Reformatting Audio and Video

Schedule Facilities and Request Training and Support

In order for us to assist you better, please submit your project and support needs in advance using this form. Guidelines:  Reserve any of the Recording Studio spaces up to two weeks in advance for up to three hours at a time during our hours of operation. You may book only one reservation at a time, for a maximum of 2 bookings per week.  Staff will confirm reservations and may contact you for additional information. Please cancel your reservation if you can't make your session. Space unoccupied 15 minutes past reservation time will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Creation and editing software is available on adjacent DMC workstations, which you may reserve for three hours on LibCal.  

To schedule technical assistance, training or troubleshooting, contact Jonathan Iannone at j.iannone [at] or call 617-373-4901. Planning a new project or have a general question? Write to staff at dmcstudios [at] or call 617-373-2465.

Online training for audio and video software is available through LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Facilities and Equipment:

The Studios' facilities are equipped with technology, software and instruments for professional recording and post production:

The Studios lend some items for checkout: borrow equipment. Schedule 48 hours in advance. Use this guide (PDF) to help you choose the proper field equipment for your production. Contact us at 617-373-2465 for questions about your reservation or training assistance. The Help and Information Desk on Level 1 also has equipment available to borrow including camcorders, chargers, adapters, projectors, laptops, and tripods. 

Showcase of Recording Studio Projects

The library's Digital Repository Service features student audio and video recordings created in the Studios for class assignments or personal enrichment. View our showcase of projects.

Please review these criteria and complete this form if you would like us to feature and preserve your studio projects. Contact d.mandel [at] (Debra Mandel )for more information.

Media Collection and Playback in Different Formats

Find out more about the library's excellent collection of documentaries, feature films and music and where you can listen or view. 

Jobs for Students

We hire students and co-ops (one co-op for six month slots) to provide valuable customer support and audio/video production and engineering assistance. Jobs are posted each semester. Discuss the co-op position with your advisor.

Course-based Instruction and Support

Faculty: Use the Recording Studio Instruction Proposal Form to request collaborative instruction with Studios staff for projects you will be assigning.  Refer to this Digital Media Toolkit for helpful planning and resource information.

To request support for an audio or video Oral History project, contact Debra Mandel.  You will find this Oral History Toolkit a valuable resource to support such projects.

Faculty Production Assistance

We partner with Academic Technology Services to support faculty audio and video production training and course needs. See Academic Technology Services to get started.


Workshops on audio and video production are offered during Fall and Spring semesters and are posted on the library event calendar. Novices are welcome! Visit the link at the top of this page for the current list of workshops being offered.

Reformatting Audio and Video

If there is a VHS tape in Snell Library's collection that you need transferred to DVD for preservation and playback purposes, contact your subject librarian.  If faculty would like assistance reformatting media from their own collection, please contact Academic Technology Services.

Recording Studios Staff

Antonio Banrey, Digital Media and Video Production Coordinator
Jonathan Iannone, Digital Media Supervisor
Debra Mandel, Head
Jon Reed, Digital Media and Audio Production Specialist
Jared Zimiroski, Recording Studio Co-op

Location: 210 SL, Level 2, Snell Library
Telephone: (617) 373-2465
Email: dmcstudios [at]