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Recording Studios

Location: 210 SL, Level 2, Snell Library

Telephone: (617) 373-2465

Email: dmcstudios [at]


Summer Hours for the Recording Studios

  • Sunday- Closed
  • Monday-Friday 9am-8pm
  • Saturday- Closed


Choose from the following:

Student Project Support and Consultations
Facilities and Equipment
Live Video Streaming Service
Showcase of DMC Projects
Jobs for Students

Course-based Instruction and Support
Faculty Production Assistance

Reformatting Audio and Video

Student Project Support and Consultations

Schedule studio time in NUSSO, and describe your project and support needs in advance.  Our staff will confirm your appointment and make sure we are ready to assist you.  Creation and editing software is available on adjacent DMC workstations, which may also be booked on NUSSO.  Online tutorials are available through

Contact staff directly to get assistance in learning how to use our technology or to brainstorm about your project. Write to us:dmcstudios [at] or call 617-373-2465


Facilities and Equipment:


The studios are equippd with what you need to make your recording, but our equipment must remain in the studios. to borrow audio and video equipment go to the first floor Help and Information Desk. View a list of available equipment.

Live Video Streaming Service

Beginning January 2020, the Recording Studios will collaborate with you to host a three-minute to one-hour live stream of your musical or educational event. We require a one-month notice for your event. One planning meeting and rehearsal are required. Two rehearsals are preferred. 

Please complete this form and we will get back to you soon to schedule a meeting.

For more information, please contact Antonio Banrey at a.banrey [at] or 617.373.4902 for more information.


Showcase of Recording Studio Projects

The library's Digital Repository Service features student audio and video recordings created in the Studios for class assignments or personal enrichment.  View our showcase of projects.

Complete this form if you would like us to feature your studio project in the showcase. Contact t.bary [at] (Thomas Bary) for more information.

Jobs for Students

The Studios hires students and co-ops (one co-op for six month slots) to provide valuable customer support and audio/video production and engineering assistance. Jobs are posted each semester. Discuss the co-op position with your advisor.

    Course-based Instruction and Support

    Faculty: Use the Recording Studio Instruction Proposal Form to request collaborative instruction with Studios staff for projects you will be assigning.  Refer to this Digital Media Toolkit for helpful planning and resource information.

    To request support for an audio or video Oral History project, contact Debra Mandel.  You will find this Oral History Toolkit a valuable resource to support such projects.

    Faculty Production Assistance

    We partner with Academic Techcnology Services to support faculty audio and video production needs. See  Academic Technology Services to get started.


    Workshops on audio and video production are offered during Fall and Spring semesters and will be posted on the library event calendar. Novices are welcome!


    Reformatting Audio and Video

    If there is a VHS tape in Snell Library's collection that you need transferred to DVD for preservation and playback purposes, contact the Studios at 617-373-2465.  If faculty would like assistance reformatting media from their own collection, please contact Academic Technology Services.



    Recording Studios Staff

    Thomas Bary, Digital Media Specialist
    Jonathan Iannone, Digital Media Supervisor
    Debra Mandel, Digital Media Librarian
    d.mulligan [at] (Dan Mulligan), Co-op