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The Recording & Presentation Practice Room is on the third floor of the Salmon Library (LIB307). You may reserve the room up to 2 weeks in advance (2 hours max per day, in 30 minute incremements, UAH email address required).

This is a place to collaborate, create, learn, practice, and explore. It has the equipment, software, and space for you to create, record, or practice presentations, videos, audio, and much more. The space has been professionally treated with fixed Auralex sound panels and bass traps and moveable sound panels are also available to ensure high-quality audio recordings. The room can fit 3-4 people in front of the green screen.

The room contains:

  • Green screen backdrop
  • Moveable presentation table and rolling office chairs
  • Computer with audio and video recording and editing software
  • Audio interface with multiple input capabilities 
  • Multiple microphones and microphone stands
  • Video streaming broadcast camera
  • Portable LED lighting with multiple color options and brightness settings

You can see the full list of equipment and software on the dedicated LibGuide. You can also see a list of tutorials and helpful hints for using the room.

Lab Coordinator

Contact: Anna Kate Tippett (anna.tippett@uah.edu, phone: 256-824-6130)

Using the Room

The Recording and Presentation Practice Room can be reserved online here. Reservations are not required to use the room but are recommended. The room can be reserved in 30 minute blocks for up to two hours per day for any time during library open hours up until 1 hour before closing. Reservations must be made at least 12 hours in advance and can be made up to 2 weeks before.

You must confirm the reservation by clicking the link in the generated email to complete the process. The link will be active for 24 hours but should be done before arrival if you are arriving sooner than that. 

When you arrive for your reservation, visit the User Services desk to check out the room key. Your check out period will be for the length of your reservation. Please note that the name on the reservation must match the name on the Charger Card of the person checking out the room and you must pick up the key within 15 minutes of your reservation time or you will be considered a no show.

The room is closed one hour prior to shut down.

Food is not allowed in the room. Drinks with a lid are okay.

All equipment is available for in-library use only. Please do NOT remove any equipment from the room.