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Welcome to the Media Lab


The Media Lab features specialized hardware and software for all current UNLV students, faculty, and staff to use on their multimedia projects and presentations.

Assistance is generally available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm. Walk-ins and personal projects are welcome. Priority is given to University-related, academic work. Patrons are expected to follow all Media Lab policies and guidelines.

The Media Lab offers the following services.  A complete list of hardware, software, and equipment is available here.

  • Video/Audio Editing
  • Video Capture to PC
    • VHS
    • VHS-C
    • DVD
    • miniDV
    • Hi-8
  • Audio Capture to PC
    • Cassette Tape
    • CD
    • 33rpm Record
    • 45rpm Record
  • VHS to DVD conversion
  • Equipment Checkout
  • Large-format Scanning (up to 11" x 17")
  • Multi-page & Double-sided Scanning
  • Large-format Printing


The Media Lab is located on the first floor of Lied Library in the northwest corner of the building, room 1201.


The Media Lab is open during regular library hours, however the door may be locked during nights and weekends when staff is unavailable. To access the lab during these times contact the Media Resources Desk. Staff will unlock the Media Lab and log you in to a computer.


Appointments are recommended for patrons requiring in-depth assistance and can be made in-person, online, or over the phone at (702) 895-2128. Appointments are generally available from 9:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Evenings and weekends are self-service only.