Media Depot

Media Depot Programs

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The Media Depot is a student digital media space located in the Hub at William T. Young Library. The Media Depot provides; access to recording equipment and space, editing stations with specialized multimedia software, and technical support for students’ development of their academic media projects. The Media Depot is funded by the Student Technology Fee and is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) and UK Libraries and is in support of the QEP.

The Media Depot includes…

  • Presentation Recording Rooms (B53 & B54) - rooms with 42-inch mounted monitors to display presentations, plus a tripod mounted iPad to record presentations.
  • Green Screen Recording Room (B60-A) - mini studio, equipped with a green screen wall and tools to produce professional-grade presentations. Includes JVC prosumer camcorder recording HD H264 format and Rode NGT 2 shotgun microphone
  • Audio and Screen Capture Recording Rooms (B56 & B57) - Rooms for audio recording and screen capture with professional recording equipment and software. Includes Neat Bumblebee USB microphone and tabletop audio sound booth.
  • 15 27" iMacs / 16Gb RAM / 1Gb video cards / OS 10.8.4
  • 15 Windows 7 computers with 27" monitors / 16Gb RAM / 1Gb video card
  • 4 Mac Pros with 27" monitors / 8Gb RAM / 1Gb video card / 2 x 2.4 Quad-Core Xenon
  • External hard drives are available for three day check out at the Audio Visuals Services desk in the HUB in WTYL

All recording equipment uses secure digital memory cards. The media depot recommends a minimum 16Gb card with Class 4 or better, or a 4GB minimum flash drive. Students will need to save and edit content on their memory card so that they can retain their project. External hard drives are available for checkout at the William T. Young AV Services area. Students must schedule time to use recording rooms.

Other sources in the Hub at the William T. Young Library include: The Writing Center, Tech Help @ the Hub, Presentation U, and WTY Audio Visual Services (Students can check out movies, laptops, and external hard drives.)

The Media Depot Club is a student organization through the University of Kentucky. We give students access to film equipment and a professional production environment.
Students can join the Media Depot Club Here.

Faculty can request a tour by contacting Kirk Laird or Fame Hale.

Phone Number: (859) 323-1105

Media Depot Hours

MEDIA DEPOT WILL BE CLOSED Dec 19, 2016 - Jan. 17, 2017 .
Mon-Thur: 10:00AM-10:00PM
Fri: 10:00AM-8:00PM
Sat: Closed

"No show" reservations will be canceled after 15 minutes.Please do not schedule more than one room at a time.

Schedule a recording room

First visit? Click here to register. Returning? Log in below.

Email Address:


859-218-HELP (859-218-4357)