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Media Creation Lab

As part of the Digital Scholarship Centre at York University Libraries, we provide equitable access to space, equipment and resources for students and faculty who are creating multimedia as part of learning, research, or teaching.

Note: The MCL will be closed from Dec 23, 2022 to Jan 7, 2022.

Media Creation Resources

Equipment Loans

We have video and audio recording equipment available for loan, as well as virtual reality gear!

Studio, Lab & VR Spaces

Record podcasts, experience or create VR work, and more – all in spaces located inside Scott Library

Software & Tools

Recommended software for media creation, with a focus on free and open source tools that are easy to learn and use.

Content Management Support

Sharing Your Work

Methods and platforms for putting your media online.

Accessibility

Guidelines for making your media universally accessible.

Rights & Ethics

Critical information on copyright, consent, and digital citizenship.

Preservation

Track your media files and ensure they are preserved for future use.

Teaching & Learning Supports for Instructors

Podcasting

Audio media created as part of an ongoing series of episodes, or as a single presentation.

Video Projects

Coming soon!

Inform, educate, persuade, and entertain with audio-visual content.

Virtual Reality

Engaging, immersive, and interactive experiences to spark imagination, reflection, and creativity.

Digital Storytelling

Combine the art of storytelling with a mix of digital media including text, images, audio, and video.

Journaling

A record of student thoughts and reflections that may be shared openly or created just for an instructor.

Digital Portfolios

Track the development and improvement of learning over time with a portfolio of work