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Media Commons

Affiliation: UIUC

Provider: University Library

Type: Instrument


The Media Commons, located on the north and east side of the upper level of the Undergraduate Library, is a collaborative campus effort that provides students and faculty opportunities to experiment with emerging technologies, with expanded opportunities to learn of best practices in educational technology.

In addition to a robust loanable technology program, the Media Commons is a service space that offers faculty, students, and users the ability to create, disseminate, use, and curate digital media. The goal is to meet the need for broad access to media creation tools, information technology training in multimedia hardware and software, and instruction in media literacy.

Provides digital media support and consultation. Focuses on audio and video, but also emerging technology in general.

Quality Level: production