SML Hours & Location


The SML has locations on both the East and West campus.


SML-East: 1-460 LIB

Mon — Thu 1-5pm


ITL-East: 1-460 LIB

Mon — Thu 1-5pm


ITL-West: 181 BGRC

Mon & Thu 1-5pm

Equipment Available for Loan


The SML has a wide variety of equipment available for loan.


Hardware and software available for loan


  • Windows & Macbook Pro laptops running current software and operating systems
  • Tablet PC's
  • Projectors and pico (pocket) projectors
  • External Harddrives
  • Appropriate Cables for video transfer and capture
  • Tripods
  • Wired and wireless mics
  • Pocket drives
  • Terabyte drives
  • Portable projection screens
  • Standard definitions and HD video camcorders
  • Apple iPod touch units
  • DVD (computer-less) recorders
  • Flip cameras
  • Polycom video conferencing systems
  • Adobe Creative Suite software preinstalled on laptops:
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Adobe Flash
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Captivate
    • Adobe Fireworks
    • Adobe Contribute
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Adobe Premiere
    • Adobe Southbooth
    • Adobe OnLocation
    • Adobe Encore
    • Adobe Bridge
    • Adobe Device Central
    • Adobe Version Cue
  • Microsoft Office software preinstalled on laptops:
    • Microsoft OneNote
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Access
  • Other Multimedia and developsoft software preinstalled on laptops:
    • Audacity Audio Editing/Capturing
    • Secure FX SFTP
    • Open Office
    • Apple iWork & iLife
    • SoftChalk LessonBuilder
    • Pinnacle Studio
    • QuickTime
    • Silverlight
    • Illinois Accessibility Wizard for Microsoft Office 2003 & 2007
    • and more!


Please note


The SML does not provide blank CD's, DVD's or Mini-DV tapes. Recording materials must be provided by the student and if appropriate brought into the SML to transfer or save projects.




Please note equipment is checked out for university projects and for a set period of time. To review the official equipment checkout policies for the SML please review the policies section.