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Digital Recording Booth

The library's Digital Recording Booth provides a simple but flexible environment for recording audio/visual projects.

How do I book the Digital Recording Booth?

To book the recording booth, email reference@dc-uoit.ca with the following information:

  • Subject line: Book Booth
  • First and last names
  • Student/Banner ID number
  • Requested date and time - 2 hour max. per day

Number of people - 3 max.

You will receive a response within one business day. Your booking is not confirmed until you get a confirmation from Reference staff via email.

This is not a soundproof space nor a live music recording studio and, therefore, musical recording is prohibited.

This space is not a study room, please visit the Book a Room page to book a study room.

Larger groups may want to visit the Hemi-Anechoic Chamber to record (audio only).

General Guidelines for the Digital Recording Booth

Thank you for adhering to these guidelines & for helping to make your library a tidy & respectable place to hang out & study!

  • The booth must be booked prior to use.
  • You will receive a confirmation email once the booking has been processed. 
  • Your booking is not confirmed until you get a confirmation from Reference staff via email.
  • A valid Ontario Tech ID card must be presented in order to book the booth.
  • Reference staff can offer limited assistance.
  • You should have a basic knowledge of AV equipment and software and be prepared to produce your own project. 
  • You are expected to bring your own external USB to save your files.
  • The booth is only to be used for recording.  Pre and post production work should be done outside of the booth.
  • Report any issues with the equipment immediately to Reference staff.
  • You are responsible for all of the equipment in the booth during your booking.
  • You will NOT eat and/or drink in the booth.
  • You will vacate the booth promptly at the end of your booking.
  • You will make sure to turn the lights/camera OFF when exiting the booth.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that any borrowed equipment is returned to the Circulation Desk.

This is not a soundproof space nor a live music recording studio & therefore, musical recording is prohibited.

 

Digital Recording Booth Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday to Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours are for the academic year (September to April) and are subject to change depending on equipment maintenance, the library’s hours and staff availability. The booth is closed Saturday and Sunday during the summer (May to August).

Creative Commons License

This guide was created by Ontario Tech Libraries and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License, except where otherwise noted. 

Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License

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