Audio and Video

Audio and Video Recording Room Pilot Project

Note: the Audio and Video Recording Room is currently unavailable.

The Library's audio and video recording room is a pilot project to provide a self-serve space that can be booked to support instructional activities on UTM campus. Instructors can book time in the recording room to create screen casts, podcasts, videos and other resources for their classes. Instructors can also coordinate with library staff to make the room available to students completing audio and video assignments. To book time for you or your class email Instructional Technology support.

The audio and video recording room has been set up to enable the self-serve production of:

  • Videos;
  • Podcasts;
  • Interviews; and
  • Screencasts.

Available Software

Screencasting Audio Recording and Editing Video Recording and Editing Image Creation and Editing e-Learning Authoring
Camtasia Studio Soundbooth (CS5) Premiere (CS5) Photoshop (CS5) Articulate Storyline 2
TechSmith SnagIt Audacity After Effects (CS5) Illustrator (CS5)  

Available Hardware

  • Alienware X51 Desktop
  • 27" Monitor
  • Yeti by Blue Microphone
  • Sennheiser HD380 Pro Headphones


TechSmith SnagIt

Want to record video or audio from your desktop?  TechSmith Snagit provides basic recording and editing functionality and is available to the U. of T. community.

Below is a short video that contains information on how to create a video using TechSmith SnagIt.


Recordings can be created, stored and delivered using MyMedia, which is the U. of T. Libraries' streaming delivery and storage solution and is available to all U. of T. faculty, students and staff.


Zoom is licensed at UTM and can be used for virtual office hours, online classes and group work.

For more detailed information on using Zoom, there are also additional resources for instructors provided by UTM I&ITS:
Zoom Index of Knowledge Base articles (requires UTORid and password):
As well, should additional assistance be required regarding Zoom, UTM I&ITS can help and I have provided their contact information below.
UTM I&ITS (Contact Us):
They are available for remote support
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
In addition, there is information on Zoom at the link below.

Below is a link containing instructions for students using Zoom.

Note: It is not recommended to show videos during an online session. Instead, you can provide students with a link in the chat window to view a short video during the lecture. Or, preferably, provide students with a link so they can view the video before or after the lecture.

Additional Resources

UTM Classroom Technology Support

CTSI / U. of T. guidelines

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