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Media Production Labs: Home

Media Production Labs Website landing page
Welcome to the Media Production Labs Website
Audio Lab
Audio Lab Summer Hours
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • CLOSED
  • CLOSED
Media Lab
Media Lab Summer Hours
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • CLOSED
  • CLOSED
Video Lab
Video Lab Summer Hours
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
SPECIAL HOURS FOR ALL LABS: all three labs will be closed on Monday, July 5.
About the Labs
The ATU Media Production Labs are open to the Tech community, offering incredible software and hardware tools, including the powerful Adobe Creative Cloud, game design software, greenscreen and VR technologies, music composition software, and numerous professional audio production tools. Patrons can work on graphic design and video projects; compose, print, mix, and master original music electronically; explore greenscreen technology; experience virtual reality; digitize analog recordings; create marching band drills; listen to and watch DVD and BluRay videos on course reserve, borrow CD and LP sound recordings, and much more. Learn more by reviewing all that we have to offer through our website and by visiting us on the second floor of the ATU Library: RPL 210 (Media Lab), RPL203 (Video lab), RPL 204 (Audio Lab). 
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can use the Media Production Labs?
Access to the ATU Media Lab is open to the entire ATU community with currently registered students given priority access to the ATU Audio Lab and Video Lab for multimedia projects. Non-affiliated persons cannot use the Audio and Video Labs.
How do I reserve a session at the Audio Lab or Video Lab?
Go to reservation links for each lab:  https://bookit.atu.edu/booking/AudioLab   and  https://bookit.atu.edu/booking/VideoLab
What materials can be checked out from the Media Lab and for how long?
The Media Lab has many types of materials for check-out from sound recordings (LPs, CDs) to audio-video production equipment (mics, stands, cables, greenscreen, and a full production laptop). 
Undergraduate students, staff, alumni, and retired faculty can check-out multimedia items for 7 days with 1 renewal.  Graduate students, Faculty, and administration can check-out all multimedia items for 14 days with 1 renewal. Reserve items are accessed only in the Media Lab or Library for 4 hours.  Non-affiliated persons cannot check-out multimedia items.
Are course reserve materials available for Film, Music, Art, Game, and Communication/Journalism classes?
Select audio and video recordings are available for listening and viewing in the Media Lab with high quality headsets.  These materials have a 4-hour loan period and do not leave the Media Lab. 
Can I learn media production from the ATU Media Lab staff?
Yes!  Our highly trained staff are available for individual and group training sessions.  We offer tutorials and workshops in audio and video production, music staff notation, and marching band drill software.  Please contact us to set up a session.
Can I digitize my personal, home audio and video recordings?
We offer full digitization services with reduced cost for ATU affiliated patrons, and market-based costs for non-affiliated patrons,  We also have equipment and staff who can assist in transferring your analog audio and video recordings by showing you how to edit them and enhance the sound and video quality. Visit our Digitization Services page for more information.  
Contact Us
The Media Lab Control Room
The Media Production Labs Director
Lowell H. Lybarger - Media Librarian
Media Lab, RPL 210
Ross Pendergraft Library
305 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center
Media Production Labs
Media Lab Control Room: (479) 498-6043
Media Production Labs Director: (479) 964-0584
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