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, as of Oct. 5.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
- Canon VIXIA HD Camcorders
- GoPro Hero Action Cameras
- Canon Standard Definition Camcorders
- Various pro & semi-pro tripod models
- Handheld video stabilizers
- Shoulder Support Rigs
- LED Kit, battery operated, with bracket [40 Watt]
- 250 Watt ECA Photoflood lamp; request light stand
- Dimmable fluorescent ring light with floor stand.
- Zoom recorders, including two person mic kit for H4n Zoom Field Recorder
- Digital handheld voice recorder
- 2-4 person Podcast station (In-house use only)
- Dynamic vocal handheld mics –wired and wireless mics
- Lavaliere - wired and wireless mics
- Directional microphones for iPhone, Android cellphone and handheld devices
- 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”
- Epson projectors
- Portable screen
- Wireless presenter with pointer and cursor control; usb connection
- Wacom Intuos graphics drawing tablet
- DVD player for all regions
- Video converter device to digitize VHS, compact VHS and 8mm tapes
- USB hard drives for Windows and Mac 500 GB and 1TB
- Flash ("thumb") drives (USB) for Mac and Windows
- HC/SD memory cards
- USB memory card readers
- Blu-Ray USB drive
- Microphone/Headphone USB Adapter
and many more...