About the Studio

videoThe Studio, located in 235 Hodges Library, is not just a digital media lab; it is a community. We provide media equipment, computers, software, and consultation services for the creation of media-enhanced instructional products. Services are available to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Tennessee. Our goal is to provide media computing resources, a trained staff to provide assistance, and information about campus-wide training opportunities. As a part of the University of Tennessee Libraries, The Studio continues a rich tradition of innovation and operates in a creative environment of instructional and service excellence.


Studio Staff

Michelle Brannen, Media Literacy Librarian

Shelly O’Barr, Daytime Library Supervisor II

Michael Rasnake, Evening Library Supervisor II

Ashley Wilson

Additional Library Staff

Several library staff spend some time working in The Studio. We appreciate their efforts and the services they help us to provide.

Steve Milewski, Research Assistant Professor, Media Librarian, smilewsk@nullutk.edu

Teresa Walker, Head Learning, Research, & Engagement, tbraden@nullutk.edu

Studio Student Library Assistants

Students who work in The Studio have experience and knowledge of media production software. They come from a variety of departments and bring skills to assist patrons with a variety of projects. We are not currently hiring, but we will keep applications on file for future semesters as positions open. If you are interested in working in The Studio, please contact Shelly O’Barr or Michael Rasnake.

Spring 2015 Student Library Assistants:

Jordan Achs
Zach Aldredge
Makayla Claussen
Myla Clay
Brandon Crawford
Ellen Hyrka
Ashley Reed
Ethan Roeder
Adam Weatherell
Laquesha Wilson
Kayla Wright