Universität Bonn

University and State Library

Media Center

The Media Center in the MNL Branch Library offers PC workstations, equipment loans and training sessions and serves as a one-stop shop for all the University of Bonn’s media offerings.

Please note

Note that use is restricted to University members and University purposes and requires a valid library card.

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PC workstations

The workstations are equipped with DaVinci Resolve Studio for video editing and Affinity Photo for photo editing and can be booked online.

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Equipment loans

Reserve the right set of equipment for your media project.

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Training at the Media Center

Training sessions on software and media equipment.


You can use the following software on the workstations:

  • DaVinci Resolve Studio (video editing and color correction software).
  • Affinity Photo (image editing software)
  • VLC media player (media playback)
  • IrfanView (image viewing)
  • Microsoft Office

You will need to use your own storage media to save or back up project data.

For privacy and data protection reasons, all data is deleted when PCs are restarted or loaned equipment is returned. 

Unfortunately, headphones are not available to borrow for reasons of hygiene.

You can connect headphones at the PC workstations using a 3.5 mm jack, USB or Bluetooth. Wired headphones are recommended.

The equipment sets available for loan require headphones with a 3.5 mm jack.

The memory cards are assigned to the individual sets. They cannot be renewed on their own.

The sets already come with the necessary rechargeable batteries and chargers. You are responsible for ensuring that they are sufficiently charged.

Please submit your request at least three working days before you would like to collect your equipment.

As a basic principle, the borrower is liable for any damage to or loss of the equipment while it is on loan to them. The terms and conditions of use governing the borrowing of mobile devices from the USL Bonn.

Opening hours and contact

Media Center

The Media Center is open from 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday.


Sebastian Weule
+49(0)151 53511711


MNL Branch Library
Friedrich-Hirzebruch-Allee 4
53115 Bonn

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