Lyons New Media Centre Bookings

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Lyons New Media Centre Bookings

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Media Consultations
| | Green Screen & Media Classrom


  • Only the person who books the equipment or rooms may sign out these items.
    • Their valid McMaster ID card is required at the time of the booking.
  • Equipment bookings & Classroom/Green Screen Room bookings:
    • Your booking is only confirmed once you receive a confirmation email about your booking.
      • Requests are NOT reviewed outside of office hours (Monday - Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm, not weekends or evenings)
    • Give us at least ONE business day's notice (the more notice, the better)
    • LAST MINUTE REQUESTS may not get booked, so please book early.
  • ​Please read all policies for the resource in question before placing a booking or booking request:

Gaming Stations

Click here to book a Gaming Station.

Need to book a gaming station, edit studio (L415 or L416) or the consultation room (L418)? Want to know what games we have?

  • Console Games: search for your game of choice on the Library Catalogue or come in and browse!
  • Games List: each gaming PC has a different list of games & all console games are listed in the Library Catalogue!

Edit Studios & Consultation Rooms

Click here to book an Edit Studio or the Consultation Room

  • Edit Suites - primarily for media editing (video/audio). -- These are not group study rooms
    • Edit Suite L415: MIDI (music) keyboard available, viewing station (bluray), DAT player
    • Edit Suite L416: Viewing/listening station available (DVD, VHS, laserdisc, cassette, record player)
    • Consultation Room (L418) is a presentation practice space or small meeting room. It is not designed as a group study room.
      • There is NO computer in this room.
      • Has a monitor for laptop hookup (VGA only at this time - July 2015) 


Click here to request a green screen room / classroom booking.

Equipment available: video cameras, digital camers, tripods, portable green screen & frame, portable sound booth & Nessie mic (with Edit Suite booking ONLY)

Check-out booked equipment at the Help Desk in Lyons (in the middle of the Centre). Bring your valid McMaster University ID card.

Media Consultations (The Nerd Herd)

Request an appointment for a media consultation with the Nerd Herd.Need help with media-based projects? We can help. Request an appointment with our Nerd Herd.

Chris will work with you to help identify the requirements of your project, design a plan of attack for what you need to understand and what skills you need to learn (and where to learn them). Come equipped with some ideas of what you'd like to do, as Chris will not tell you what to do, but help guide you toward what YOU want to do.

Click here to book time on at Lyons.Need media creation assistance? Don't know how to use your new camera or iPad? Totally lost in Adobe Premiere? You have access to thousands of tutorials online via right here in Lyons! See also: more information about at Lyons.

  • stations can be booked for viewing Lynda tutorials. Headphones are available for use at the Help Desk.
  • Booking ensures you have a station to use during that time frame.

Green Screen / Media Classroom

Click here to request a green screen room / classroom booking.

Bookings can only fall within the opening hours of the Lyons New Media Centre. Check our contact page for our hours

All end-of-day bookings will be asked to pack up at least 15 minutes prior to the Centre closing.

Remember: LAST MINUTE REQUESTS may not get booked, so please request your booking early.