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Carl D. Winberg, M.D. Presentation Practice Room

This is your guide to using the Presentation Practice Room. Use this guide to learn how to operate the equipment and use the software in the facility.

Digital Media Commons

Karen A. Reiman-Sendi
The University of Michigan
208-A Hatcher Graduate Library North
913 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
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Updates to the Winberg Presentation Practice Room

Starting November 7th, the Winberg Presentation Practice Room will require a reservation and orientation to use its specialized equipment, as part of its integration into the Shapiro Design Lab. Design Lab Staff will offer many opportunities for orientation and training on the room's equipment, which now includes a professional recording booth and digital audio workstation. If you have questions about changes to the room or the equipment, please email 


Welcome to the Carl D. Winberg, M.D. Presentation Practice Room!

Backdrop and computer inside of the Presentation Practice Room.

This room is available to all students, faculty and staff and is designed for a variety of uses. 

Containing a suite of multimedia equipment and software, the Presentation Practice Room is an ideal place to 

practice your upcoming presentation, speech, or interview! Stop-in or reserve the Presentation Practice Room today!

Learn more about the room here.











Presentation Practice Room Etiquette

  • Reservations are recommended for this room. Please reserve this room for only video and presentation purposes - not open study.

  • If you have a reservation, knock on the door and politely inform any persons using the space that you have a reservation.

  • Reservations take priority. If someone has a reservation, we ask that you vacate the room for the duration of their reservation.

  • If you are using this room as an open study space, please yield it to persons who need to use the space for its intended video and presentation purposes.

  • Do not bring any outside furniture, such as lamps, tables, or chairs, into the room.

  • Do not set any items on top of equipment.

  • Do not unplug any equipment or detach backdrops from the rotary stand.

  • This room is not a sound-proof space. Be sure to keep audio levels to where your audio stays within the room.

  • Use the ON AIR sign to indicate that you are recording audio/video in this space.

  • Return any checked-out or lost-and-found items to Circulation Desk.

  • Report any malfunctioning, damaged, or missing items you see to



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The Carl D. Winberg, M.D. Presentation Practice Room is always open during Shapiro Library hours and patrons may use the room on a first come, first served basis. 

To ensure that the room will be available when you need it, make a reservation! Use the following link to go to the registration system:

Click here to create a new reservation

First time? Go to the help page here!

  • Requests must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance and there are no same day reservations.
  • You may reserve the space for up to 2 hours per reservation. 
  • Reoccurring reservations are not allowed.


Note that all reservations for the day are posted outside the Presentation Practice room beside the door. If someone has a reservation for the room, they have priority. If you have a reservation for the space and another patron is currently using it, please be polite and inform them of your reservation.