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IMC: Innovate Make Create Center

Your destination for digital media production and digital scholarship at the UAlbany Libraries, open to all students, faculty and staff.


The IMC and Video Chat Rooms close at 8:00pm Monday - Thursday

The IMC staff is available remotely for instruction and consultation by appointment for individuals and groups.

Studio B26 is not available.

Video Chat rooms are limited to one use per day.

Laptops and MacBooks will not be available for loan this semester.

About Us

The IMC supports the creation of multimedia projects and the digital design of presentations and publications. Digital scholarship services enable faculty and students to engage in new and exciting research made possible by digital technologies.

We are located in the basement of the University Library. You can use our space to produce a podcast, consult with staff to develop skills using media technologies, or borrow equipment to record digital research. Come visit!

iLearn Workshops

We offer free workshops on a variety of topics including audio, video and research strategies. Workshops are 1-2 hours and open to the public. Walk-ins are welcome!

Instruction Sessions

If you are an instructor or student group and would like to schedule instruction please contact us.

Tutorials & Handouts

Learn on the go with our tutorials and printable guides.

Studio B26

Studio B26 is our newest space that provides specialized equipment and tools for rehearsing presentations, recording interviews and podcasting.

Book Studio B26

Borrow Equipment

We offer loanable multimedia equipment for all levels of expertise. Request an equipment reservation or ask us what equipment would be best for your project.

  • Audio Recorders

    • Zoom recorders, including two person mic kit for H4n Zoom Field Recorder
    • 2-4 person Podcast station (In-house use only)

    and more...

  • Microphones

    • Dynamic vocal handheld mics –wired and wireless mics
    • Lavaliere - wired and wireless mics
    • Directional microphones for iPhone, Android cellphone and handheld devices

    and more...

  • Additional Audio Accessories and Equipment

    • Telescoping mic stand with boom arm
    • iPhone/MacBook headphone adapters [USB-C and Lightning]
    • Microphone cables and adapters – mono, stereo, RCA, XLR, 3/32”, 1/8” and ¼”

    and more...

Video Chat Room

Look and sound professional for your next online interview or meeting in our Video Chat Rooms. These rooms are dedicated spaces for individual use, perfect for Skype, WebEx and Zoom meetings.

Book a Video Chat Room