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 172 accomodates up to 10 and is used primarily for media Group Viewing and library instruction, but is open for drop-in student study and collaborative projects use when no class, meeting or viewing is scheduled on a first-come first-served basis. There is a two hour limit per group per day.
ASL Room 173 accomodates up to 12 and is used primarily for library employee meetings and library instruction, but is open for drop-in student study and collaborative projects use when no class or meeting is scheduled on a first-come first-served basis. There is a two hour limit per group per day.
ASL Room 175 is currently designated as collaborative reserved space to best meet the needs of our growing student population. It is available on a first-come first-served basis. There is a two hour limit per group per day.
ASL Room 176 is the home of our new Visual Media Studio. It provides a space for student video, digital photography, oral interviews and related projects. The Visual Media Studio is a vailable on a first-come first-served basis. There is a two hour limit per group per day.
MRC's International Viewing Area contains 3 multi-region Blu-ray players and HD displays for students to view international films assigned for their classes.
MRC's Viewing and Mixed Computing Areas include an interactive Kapp whiteboard, a 4K Smart TV for student assignments, viewing stations and multimedia workstations with Blu-ray players and 2 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).
There is also designated reading areas close to the windows. They are available for students to study and collaborate after they view the film assignment for the class.
The following restrictions must be observed in ASL 168 (Presentation Studio), ASL 173 (Library Employee Meeting Room), ASL 174 and 175 and ASL 176.
- No equipment or room 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