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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.

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
  • Audio Capture to PC
    • Cassette Tape
    • CD
  • 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 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and closed on weekends.  Poster printing is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm and is dependent on staff availability.  Posters may only be picked up during these times. The door to the Media Lab may be locked when staffing is unavailable. To access the lab during these times stop by the Computer Help Desk or the Circulation Desk.  Equipment may be checked out during all library business hours from the Circulation Desk.


The Media Lab is a space for self-learning and we are not able to provide in-depth assistance at this time.  Basic questions regarding software or equipment can be answered at the Computer Help Desk in person or over the phone at (702) 895-2101.