Welcome to the Interactive Media subject guide. This guide is designed to help you navigate library resources and get you started on your research. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me using the info in the box to your left.
Games - List of board games, RPG manuals, and video games/consoles available at the library
Make Stuff - in-depth information about the library "making" resources, and UM resources
Research - links to library books, articles, and other materials to support your research
Software: Adobe CC, iLife, 123D Design, Final Cut, AVID
Hardware: iMacs, VCR, Cassette Player, Record Player, Scanners, Large Format Printer, Form 1 3D printer
Rental Equipment: Still Cameras, DSLRs, GoPro, Video Cameras, Light Kit, Audio Recorders, Microphones, Green Screen Kit, Wacom tablet, Projector w/screen
Roleplaying Manuals - Standard Library Policy
Undergraduates - 30 days, Graduate Students - Semester
PS3, Xbox 360, Wii - 7 days
all others - 3 hours in-library use only
Video Game Consoles:
3 hours in-library use only
We are open to more donations to add to the collection and will review any on a case-by-case basis. If you have a donation please contact Vanessa Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fill out a Print Request form and submit it and your project as a high quality PDF 24 – 48 hours in advance to the Media Lab staff, either in person or via email to MediaLab@miami.edu
- All print orders must be sized by the patron to the desired dimensions
- Pick up your print at the agreed time. Turn around time is 24-48 hours.
Large-Format High Quality Printing Prices:
- 24 inch roll – $0.75 per linear inch
- 44 inch roll – $1.00 per linear inch
- poster tube (optional) 26″ – $2.00/each
- poster tube (optional) 48″ – $4.00/each
Photographic Prints - DML also has a small printer for photographic prints. For more information see our printing website.
Long Reach Stapler - we have a stapler for easy zine making use that can staple booklets in the middle. see image
The University of Miami College Of Engineering Prototyping Facility is available for use both within UM and with outside customers.
The facility offers:
- computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines
- Master Cam and Solid Works software,
- G-codes and conversational programming
- a complete rapid prototyping cube for very small prototyping
- modern wood working and sheet metal equipment
- a complete welding department
- a vast array of manually operated manufacturing equipment.
- educate students through hands-on projects;
- facilitate faculty wishing to culminate their research efforts with functioning prototypes;
- collaborate with enterprises and entrepreneurs to transform their ideas and concepts into physical realities.
User Interface Design
- Comupter Games - Design
- Computer Games - Programming
- Fantasy Games
- Play Therapy
- Video Games - Design
- Video Games - Moral and Ethical Aspects
- Video Games - Social Aspects
For more information as well as article searches, please use the search box on our library homepage.
UM IT has set-up a subscription for all students and employees here. You can visit the website through UM and log in with your CaneID and password.