Get guidance and access to equipment, software, and spaces for DIY multimedia content production.
Meet our multimedia expert
Sean is the Lead Learning Technologies Specialist with over 20 years of tech support and training experience and an extensive background in video production, photography, and digital art.
Reserve equipment that fits your needs
Borrow equipment for a variety of media production needs. Items are loaned from the Tech Commons Help Desk in the Parnassus Library from 9am–noon, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Available to faculty, staff, and students.
Showcase your innovation
Produced by staff from the UCSF Department of Orthopedic Surgery, this video showcases innovative procedures and techniques being implemented by their physicians. A number of multimedia tools were used including Final Cut Pro, microphones, lighting kit, and a video camera for background shots.
High-tech workstations for your multimedia project
Get access to a variety of multimedia applications and hardware devices including Adobe CS6, Camtasia, Final Cut Pro, microphones, scanners, and more. Open to UCSF students, faculty, and staff. Located on the 2nd floor of the Parnassus Library in the Tech Commons.
Tech Commons workstations
- Edit audio and video
- Convert and compress video
- Digitize documents and slides
- Edit photos and create posters
- Work on group editing projects
- Record video lessons and narrate presentations
- Digitize VHS, DVD, miniDV and cassette tapes
- Record audio interviews and podcasts