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Canon T6i RebelThe library has digital cameras and camcorders that are available for check out at the Access Services desk at the JTR library to current DePaul Students, Faculty and Staff.  These digital cameras and camcorders are for users with any skill level. Students in the School of Cinematic Arts have access to the "Cage" which loans a variety of high end professional level cameras.

All Cameras are available for a 1 week loan. 

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6i video creator kit 
  • Canon PowerShot G16 digital camera.
  • GoPro Hero+ LCD camera
  • Nikon D5500 : 18-140 VR kit
  • Sony HDR-CX405 camcorder

Check Camera Availability


Blue Yeti USB Microphone The library has microphones that are available for check out at the Access Services desk in the JTR Library.

Most Microphones are available for 1 week loan.

All Yeti Microphones are for use in the 1581 Media Studios.  

  • Audio-Technica AT2020 cardioid condenser side-address microphone
  • Blue Yeti microphone
  • Blue Yeti USB microphone
  • MXL 990 USB cardioid condenser microphone
  • RØDE NTG2 dual powered directional condenser microphone 
  • Shure M57 Instrument Microphone
  • Videomic GO : lightweight on-camera microphone

Check Microphone Availability

Addtional Equipment

Jobi gorillapodIn addition to cameras and microphones, the library offers additional cameras lenses for both the Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras. 

  • AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR 
  • Canon EFS 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM : lens
  • Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM lens 
  • Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC lens 

The library also has tripods available for checkout. 

  • Jobi gorillapod slr-zoom tripod
  • Manfrotto compact advanced photo tripod 
  • VariZoom heavy-duty pro photo tripod 


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Studio G is a multi-purpose media production suite that is available for photography, video shoots, and music production.

The 1581 Media Studios can accommodate 1 to 2 people and are conducive to video and sound editing.