Skip to Main Content

University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Popular Loanable Technology

Suggested loanable technology items depending upon your needs

Remote Instruction

For asynchronous instruction, you can pre-record presentations for classroom instruction. For individuals who would prefer a ready made kit, the Camera and Accessories kit comes with a camcorder, tripod, lavalier microphone. If you would prefer to pick and choose items, you can request Panasonic Lumix DMC G7 or the Nikon D 5300 DSLR cameras in addition to the Canon Camcorder and request separately, the Manfrotto Tripod, Audio-Technica Lavalier, and HDMI cable.

Whatever choice you make, it is important that you have clear and strong audio. Therefore, you can pre-record your video using any technology of your choice, including your smartphone, but it might be wise to use an outside microphone like a lavalier to get clearer, noise-free audio.

Self-Use Video Studio

If you would prefer, you can request the Self-use Video studio to record presentations. You can request the space for up to an hour and a half per day. Additionally, these computers have editing software available to create the best possible presentation.

How to rent Booths (Self-Use Audio and Video booth) 


Requesting Media Commons Audio and Video Booths are similar to the request process of Loanable Technology items. Listed below is step-by-step instruction on requesting studio booths. The Self-Use Video and Audio Studios are limited to one patron at a time while in use.

Video on How to Book Spaces in LibCal