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Do-It-Yourself: Screencastify

By Heng-Wei Cheng on September 21, 2015 11:16 AM | Permalink

Looking for an easy-to-use screen capturing software? Try Screencastify. It is free and no registration is required. Screencastify is a Chrome extension that allows users to record their screen on Windows and Mac.

Feature Film Friday: Summer Chills

By HAoki on July 10, 2015 10:51 AM | Permalink

Need to cool down? The following four films immerse you in an icy tundra of intrigue and suspense. They melt away the summer heat and replace it with penetrating chills, adventurous thrills and an ice bucket of shivering fun. Bundle up and prepare to get frosty. (DVDs now check out for 7 days at the Media Services Desk, Lied Library 1st floor.)


Feature Film Friday: Fight Night

By Dan Werra on May 1, 2015 10:34 AM | Permalink

Feature Film Friday

The world turns its eyes to Las Vegas toBoxing gloves photo by Generation Bass on Flickr, used under Creative Commons.morrow night for one of the biggest match ups in boxing history.  Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather take to the ring in this highly anticipated fight and UNLV Libraries is pleased to showcase the boxing films in our media collection.



Do-It-Yourself: Evernote

By Heng-Wei Cheng on March 6, 2015 4:22 PM | Permalink

Balancing life, school, and work could sometimes be a challenge and we often take notes to keep ourselves organized. Evernote is a cloud-based note-taking application that allows users to gather and share their notes. Today we will demonstrate the basics of Evernote and how you may use it to keep yourself organized.

New Changes to Media Checkout Policy

By Michael Yunkin on August 22, 2014 2:04 PM | Permalink

New Changes to Media Checkout Policy

As of the fall 2014 semester, movies and other media can be checked out of the library for 7 days.

Borrowing Media Items

  • All registered patrons with a valid Library barcode have access to Lied Library's media holdings. See our Circulation department page for registration instructions.
  • UNLV students, faculty, staff and other eligible patrons may check out up to 10 Lied Library media items at a time (DVDs, videotapes, CDs, etc.) for 7 days with two optional renewals (see Library Access and Privileges for a complete list of privileges by patron category).
  • Guest users with borrowing privileges can check items out for 2 hours, in-library use only, with an optional 2 hour renewal. 

See complete borrowing policies for media items ... 



Integrating multimedia into the curriculum

By bschuck on April 25, 2014 2:45 PM | Permalink

In a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article, filmmaker and mass communications instructor Danny Ledonne notes that Millennials, who are so comfortable with digital technologies, are still Do it yourself media logoprimarily churning out text research papers like their parents and grandparents. He outlines a number of reasons why multimedia production should be more widespread in college courses and assignments, not the least of which is that the productions, unlike traditional papers, will tend to be widely shared among students themselves.

"Multimedia Assignments: Not Just for Film Majors Anymore," Chronicle of Higher Education, April 25, 2014