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LSC-North Harris Library One Button Studio

Simplifying the video production process!  

Insert your flash drive, press the button to start and end your recording, then remove your flash drive.

welcome and visual guide to One Button Studio icon

For Students icon
  • Rehearse for class presentations, thesis or dissertation defenses 
  • Create videos for online instruction
  • Create videos for recruitment, training, or professional development seminars
  • Create ePortfolio materials or video essays
  • Practice your public speaking skills
  • Use the green/blue screen to create visual effects
  • Record a group interview or podcast
  • Create professional videos for class projects
  • Create tutorials (especially great if you are a tutor in the Academic Success Center)
  • Rehearse for your speech class
  • Create individual or group presentations
  • Practice your interview skills with mock interviews
  • Create a video for a campus student organization
  • Oral histories
  • Interviews
  • Informational videos
  • Special projects for local schools
  • High School and Middle School student projects
For Faculty icon
  • Rehearse for conference presentations
  • Create video lectures to embed in D2L
  • Videos for supplemental instruction
  • Create videos for assignments
  • Create interactive videos to demonstrate skills or techniques
  • Create videos for your department
  • Create videos to share with students for campus events, activities, groups.
Guidelines icon
  • The LSC-North Harris Library reserves the right to decline any video studio request for any reason.
  • The One Button Studio may only be used to produce videos for lawful and educational purposes.
  • The One Button Studio will not be used to produce or create materials that are:
    • subject to copyright, patent, or trademark protection,
    • in violation of intellectual property rights
    • prohibited by Lone Star College, local state, or federal government
    • unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to others,
    • obscene or inappropriate for educational institutions
    • extraneous (videos that will take several hours) to produce
Procedures icon

Before the Appointment

  1. Set up appointment to use the studio by filling out the Makerspace Request form.
  2. Bring an exFAT formatted flash drive with enough free storage to be able to save your video, about 1 gigabyte for 15 minutes of recording. 
  3. Prepare the script or outline for your video, if needed.

On the Appointment Day

  • Check in at the Reference desk. The librarian will unlock the room.
  • Set up the space for your recording needs.
  • Practice your presentation.
  • Restart the One Button Studio Computer.
  • Insert your exFAT formatted USB drive into the hub.
  • Press the OBS Button to start the recording.
  • Make your performance.
  • Press the OBS Button to end your recording.
  • Wait for the file to be completely processed and saved into your flash drive before removing it from the hub.
  • Turn off the projector, if used.
  • Fill out the Makerspace Experience Survey.
  • Let the librarian at the desk know that you are done with the room.
  • Access your video recording from any computer in the library for viewing.
  • Use Adobe Premiere or iMovie to edit your video, if applicable.
  • For more details, see instructions.

    Technical specs icon
    • Video Output: MP4
    • Video Camera: Canon Full HD Camcorder 1920 x 1080p Video
    • H.264 Pro Recorder/Encoder

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