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One Button Studio Guidelines

Study space reservations are unavailable in accordance with physical distancing guidelines and other health and safety procedures from the College.  Please see the Library Reopening Information page for details on available services or contact the library for assistance.

One Button Studios (OBS) are located in all Montgomery College Library locations. The OBS allows users to quickly and easily create high-quality videos with no experience or technical knowledge. Each is set up for you with a microphone, studio light, and camera.


  • Montgomery College students, faculty, or staff with a current MC ID Card
  • Student use of this service takes priority over other users


One Button Studios may be reserved online in advance or are available to walk-ins. When reserving:

  • You must click the link in your confirmation email within two hours of submitting a request or your reservation will be canceled.
  • Reservations may be forfeited if the OBS is not occupied within 15 minutes of the reserved time.
  • Reservations may be made for a maximum of two hours per day.
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Other Guidelines and Information

  • Group size is limited to the number of seats available in each One Button Studio. Additional chairs may not be moved into the OBS to accommodate more people.
  • A group member must present a current MC ID to check out the OBS key from the service desk.
  • Users must bring their own USB drive to save their video file.
  • If the OBS key is returned late, a fine of $2 per hours, maximum $8, will be charged.
  • Failure to adhere to the posted rules within the OBS and the policies described in the Student Code of Conduct (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)   may result in the loss of privileges.