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The Studio

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

Trey Hobson, IT Technologist II

Andrea Stedman, Graduate Assistant

Coming Soon: Nighttime Library Supervisor Position

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.

Kenya Flash, Diversity Resident Librarian,

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 Trey Hobson.

Fall 2017 Student Library Assistants:

Kordell Young

Myla Clay

Aidan Rutter

Will White

Alonzo Day

Trey Boyte

Sarah Guimond

Ryan Moody

Aeon Scott

Ariel Williams


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