The University Libraries support the creation of podcasts, music recordings, video presentations, websites for research and creative activity. UNLV students, faculty, and staff are welcome to utilize services for multimedia production in course instruction or individual projects.



For individual or small group assistance, please request a consultation with the Design Lab Specialist


The Design Lab Specialist works with instructors to create course-integrated instruction sessions for assignments with a multimedia component. UNLV instructors can request instruction for their course using the instruction request form, or email leah.howd@unlv.edu for more information. If you need support for a project not listed, please contact the Design Lab Specialist for assistance or potential alternatives. We work with each instructor to create a learning experience that aligns with course learning outcomes.

Examples of Instruction Include:
  • Adobe Clip
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • iMovie

  • Adobe Audition
  • Audacity

  • Google Sites

Academic Posters
  • Canva
  • Photoshop
  • PowerPoint
Learn more about creating video assignments for your class.


Assistance with the following technology is available. Personal projects are welcome. Priority is given to University-related, academic work.

Computers adjacent to the Computer Help Desk on the first floor of Lied Library include the Adobe Creative Suite in addition to other computer workstation software. Basic questions regarding software or equipment listed below can be answered at the Computer Help Desk in-person or over the phone at (702) 895-2101.

Media-related equipment - cameras, tripods, lighting equipment, graphics tablets, etc. - is available for check-out at Lied Library's Circulation desk. See the Technology Lending at Lied guide for a complete list of equipment.

PC Hardware
  • Processor: Intel Xeon W-2145 3.70 GHz
  • RAM: 64GB
  • Hard Drive: 1TB SSD
  • Graphics Card: Quadro P4000

PC Software
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Audacity

iMac Pro Hardware
  • Processor: 3.0GHz 10-core Intel Xeon W
  • Display: Retina 5k, 27-inch
  • RAM: 64GB 2666 MHz DDR4
  • Hard Drive: 1TB
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64

iMac Software
  • Mac OS 10.14.2 (Mojave)
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2016
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Audacity
  • Handbrake

  • Video/Audio Editing
  • Video Capture to PC
    • VHS
    • VHS-C
    • DVD
    • miniDV
  • Audio Capture to PC
    • Cassette Tapes
    • CD
  • VHS to DVD conversion