MediaLab


A computer lab featuring Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut, Logic, and other apps for graphic design and media post-production. Staff assistance is available during staffed hours.

Hours

Location

Open: 
See Woodruff Library hours,
Music and Media Library location

May 9-Aug 27: Unstaffed

Woodruff Library, Level 4 
(Take the stairs or elevator
at the library entrance)

MediaLab provides resources and technology for graphic design, video, audio, and image editing. Experienced student technology specialists assist our users with their creative endeavors. 

Faculty interested in using our resources to enhance teaching and learning can view sample workshops and assignments on our case studies page.

  • 18 Computer workstations with access to a variety of specialized software, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, PluralEyes, and DaVinci Resolve.
  • 6 Wacom Intous Pro tablets with grip pens.
  • Other technology including Canon 9000f mark ii scanners, headphones, Apple Superdrives, and Blu ray writers. 2 TB external hard drives are available for check out at the Library Service Desk on level 2.

  • Photo/Art Poster Printing: high-quality satin photo printing of posters up to 24" wide. 
    • This service is designed for printing photo and art posters. Presentation posters should be printed at the Computing Center at Cox Hall.
    • This is a walk-up self-service. Help is available during staffed hours.
    • Price: $2 per sq. foot. Costs formula: price = (width x height) ÷ 72. Examples of costs:
      • 24" x 36" poster: $12
      • 18" x 24" poster: $6
      • 11" x 17" poster: $2.60
    • Payment: Emory Card with a sufficient Eagle Dollars balance. Generic print cards bought at the Library Service Desk will not work for prints exceeding $5 price.
    • To use the poster printer:
      • Come to MediaLab and login into any MediaLab workstation.
      • Use Preview, Adobe Photoshop or other application of your choice to open your file and adjust your print source orientation and size as needed.
      • When ready to print, select the Poster printer from the list, set the printing parameters, and print.
    • If looking for a drop-off service, to print a larger poster, or to pay by other means, please consider Emory Document Services.

  • Software Assistance: Student staff is available during the staffed hours to assist users with MediaLab software. To request a 1:1 consultation, please email SDL@emory.edu 
  • Workshops: To request a MediaLab-hosted workshop on using the software installed in MediaLab, please email SDL@emory.edu You can provide your own instruction or request an instructor for your workshop. Workshops can utilize two 65" wall monitors to display content from the instructor's iMac or a personal laptop and to play audio.
  • LinkedIn Learning: Learn Adobe CC, Final Cut, GarageBand, Logic, Audacity, Pro Tools, video and audio production technics and best practices online. Use your Emory access to LinkedIn Learning, an ever-expanding collection of online learning content available to all Emory students, faculty, and staff. Follow this link for a suggested selection of online courses.

  • Adobe Podcast Enhance. Web-based. Remove noise and echo from voice recordings, enhance audio to near-studio quality. Free.
  • Adobe Firefly. Web-based. Generative AI tools to create text to image, generative fill, text effects and more. Free option available. 
  • AutoPod. A Premiere plugin for automated multi-camera editing. Save time on editing multi-camera video podcasts and interviews. Free trial, then $29/mo.
  • ElevenLabs. Web-based. Generate quality spoken audio from text in a variety of voices and styles. Includes a free option.
  • Several courses on use of AI in production and post-production are referenced under the LinkedIn Learning link in the previous section.

We are supported by students for students. If interested in joining our team, visit our student employment page to learn more.