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Video Production Studio: Self-Service: Overview

Service and details about the One Button feature

About Self-Service

The Self-Service feature located in the Video Production Studio will not be re-opening for the 2020 Fall Quarter.

As Northwestern adjust to online instruction during this COVID-19 Crisis, University Libraries continues to be committed to bring you the resources you need for your courses. Please visit us to see the latest developments and online access to resources you may need.

If you have questions to this specific resource contact, Ted Quiballo,

Continue to stay safe and healthy during these times.

Self-Service allows faculty, staff, and students to produce and record professional-quality video projects for no cost. Use the One Button Studio to record your presentation or lecture, deliver a research presentation, or to create an instructional demonstration. The recording process is fast and efficient recording method with no post-production, zero/few retakes, available immediately which benefits the visual and aural learners.


The Video Production Studio is located in the Mudd Building, second floor. It is within Mudd library, Room 2169 on the northeast corner of the library.

Reserving Self-Service

This studio can be reserved by members of the NU community. You must have a valid northwestern email address and wildcard to use the studio.

You can reserve the lightboard online by clicking on the link below:

Reserve the Video Production Studio

  1. Select date on the calendar
  2. Select preferred time –up to three hours
    • Green block - Available to reserve
    • Red block - Reserved by another user
    • Blue block - Not available
  3. Read the Studio Policies & Procedures and fill out the reservation form.

When you submit your booking, you will receive email confirmation of your reservation. If you need to book the room for longer than 3 hours, please email

Class/Group reservation - Please contact the Instructional Technologies Librarian (Ted Quiballo) to discuss details on your instructional needs for the One Button feature.