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VCU Libraries is online and in person: VCU Libraries COVID-19 response

The Health Sciences Library and Cabell Library are open. Find out what to expect when you visit
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In compliance with safety measures set forth by VCU and the VDH, the makerspace and the video, audio and gaming studios are closed through the Fall semester. There are no reservations or scheduled orientations during this time. Please visit The Workshop's homepage for updates on what resources are, or will be, available.

Some of our most requested studio equipment from the Audio and Video studios have been repurposed into four new mobile studio kits. Learn more and request a kit.

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Audio Studio

Record, edit and mix sounds using sophisticated microphones, software, and keyboard. to become an authorized user and reserve the audio studio in advance.



Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Adobe Audition, Logic Pro, GarageBand, Reaper, Audacity, iZotope, Mixbus and more


Audio studio reservation calendar
Audio studio start-up guide
Audio Project (Podcast) Production Guide
LinkedIn Learning audio tutorials

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Video Studio

Shoot and edit high quality videos in a high-end production studio, outfitted with two 4K cameras, a variety of backdrops, a lighting grid and sound board. to become an authorized user and reserve the video studio in advance.



Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Avid Pro Tools, Reaper


Video studio reservation calendar
Video studio start-up guide
Video Project Guide
LinkedIn Learning video tutorials

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Gaming studio

Play, create or edit 2D, virtual and mixed reality games, environments and content. Reserve the gaming studio in advance. Check out gaming console accessories at desk. The room holds up to 6 people.



Steam, Oculus, Microsoft Hololens, Unreal 4, Unity, Pure Data Pdm, Processing 3, AR Core, Oracle VM VirtualBox, Microsoft Visual Studio

Full list of games held by VCU Libraries. Some are 3 day loans, some are installed on the consoles and some are accessed through virtual reality platforms.


Gaming studio reservation calendar
Virtual, mixed and augmented reality equipment start-up guide
LinkedIn Learning

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We offer guided learning with workshop-style sessions, equipment demonstrations, one-on-one assistance, and online resources, as well as a knowledgeable staff on hand to assist you.

To schedule a consultation or ask a question, call (804) 827-3594 or e-mail We look forward to working with you.

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