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MRC Media Equipment for Student Assignments and Group Viewing

The MRC's media equipment is for use with UCI Librarries materials only. Users who need media equipment for personal, departmental or classroom use can contact OIT Classroom Technology Support, which supplies media equipment to the campus.

ASL Room 168 is  the home of our new Presentation Studio.   ASL Room 173 accomodates up to 12 and is used primarily for library employee meetings and library instruction, but is open for drop-in use when no class or meeting is scheduled.

The MRC has two Group Media Viewing Rooms. ASL Rooms 174 and 175 accommodate up to six people and each is equipped with a 32 inch or larger HD display and a high end MacPro workstation.  Other equipment may be placed in Group Media Viewing Rooms by special arrangement. Please contact the MRC Front Desk at 949-824-7072 or libmrc@uci.edu for more information.

ASL Room 176  accommodates up to 7 people and each is equipped with PS3™ system game consoles and  32 inch or larger HD displays. 

MRC's International Viewing Area contains multi-region  Blue-ray players and HD displays for students to view international films assigned  for their classes. There is also small sofa  area close to the windows available for students to study and collaborate after they view the film assignment for the class.

MRC's Viewing and Mixed Computing Areas includes view stations and multimedia workstations with Blue-ray players and 7 flat screen DVD/VHS TV combo players to assist UCI affiliates to complete their classroom viewing assignments and research projects.  Due to licensing restrictions, multimedia and High Performance Specialized Computing equipment areas (MRC Back Area Behind ASL Room 166 and ASL Rooms 168, 173, 174, 175 and 176 are only open to UCI faculty, staff and students).

The following restrictions must be observed in ASL 168 (Presentation Studio), ASL 173 (Library Employee Meeting Room), ASL 174 and 175 (Group Viewing Rooms) and ASL 176 (PS3™ Gaming Room)

  • No equipment checkouts permitted 15 minutes to closing.
  • Restricted to UCI faculty, staff and students with valid UCI ID.
  • No reservations taken; room use is "first-come, first-served"
  • Personal belongings left unattended in any room does not guarantee reservation of the room and is subject to removal to Library Lost and Found
  • Please do not leave trash or food in the rooms

MRC viewing area is only open to UCI faculty, students and staff with valid UCI ID and UCI Libraries valid library card holders.

For questions about booking MRC Classrooms (ASL Rooms 160, 164 and 166), filming/photgraphing inside the building, or study space/group study rooms, please visit the UCI Libraries Policies webpage