The Scholarly Commons in the Main Library has equipment available to rent, ranging from Nikon DSLR and Lumix Mirrorless cameras to more professional level gear (available in Pro-Gear Rental) like BlackMagic cameras.
The Scholarly Commons also a smaller, self-use Audio studio and 2 larger Audio booths for a myriad of recording needs, such as recording dialogue for post production, also known as ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement), podcasts, music, etc.
Additionally, there are is a video studio for filming and publicly available green screen. The Video Production studio does require additional training.
Furthermore, Pro-Gear Rental, as stated, offers professional film equipment for a small, daily fee. With the exception of Pro-Gear rental, the studio spaces and non Pro-Gear equipment are free to use to all University of Illinois students, staff, and faculty.
For more information on the Scholarly Commons studios, please check out our website.