The Penn State Berks Media Commons offers a sound-isolated booth that is ideal for making audio recordings for both podcast and video projects. Our Whisper Room (Room 126A) is located in the Media Commons area of the Thun Library.
Students can reserve the Whisper Room using the library room reservation system at http://psu.libcal.com. Ask to borrow the Whisper Room key at the Thun Library circulation desk.
Upon entering the Whisper Room, you’ll find an iMac computer, a microphone, and instructions for recording and saving your audio file using GarageBand. Media Commons storage space is not available in the Whisper Room. Bring a flash drive to back up files or use Box.psu.edu.
When working in the Whisper Room, be sure to close the door to ensure that your recordings benefit from the sound protected environment. Although the space is not completely soundproof, you’ll find that you can create high quality narration for your projects.
If you have questions about audio editing, stop by during scheduled hours at the Media Commons Help Desk located right outside of the Whisper Room. View support schedule