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
Weeks Music Library
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
Full List of Games
UM Library Games - You can also view the complete list (video games, tabletop, and RPG manuals) by looking through our online spreadsheet.
Board games and card games are located at the Richter Library front desk for 3 day check-out.
Video games and consoles are available at the Digital Media Lab, Richter Library Room 120.
Consoles: Xbox 360, PS2, PS3, Wii, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis
Loan Policy: PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii - 7 days. All other console formats and video game consoles are 3 hours in-library use only.
Located in Richter Library Stacks, primarily on the 6th floor call number GV1469
Check-out time, Standard Library Policy for books
You can find books about games in the Richter Library Stacks, 6th floor call number GV1469
Canabalt - available on original ceator website, Adam Atomic. Uses Flash.
Doom - available from Classic Reload
foldit - Available on it's own website
Oregon Trail - available from Classic Reload
Parable of Polygons - available along with other games on the Nicky Case website
The Secret of Monkey Island - available from Classic Reload
Sid Meier's Civilization - available from Classic Reload
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego - available from Classic Reload
Posters & 3D Printing:
We can print posters up to 44" wide and multiple feet long. We offer photograph printing up to 17x22. Visit our printing website for more information on requesting prints, costs, and turn around time.
We offer 3D printing on Ultimaker 3 printers. Visit our 3D printing website for more information on requesting prints, costs, and turn around time.
Equipment Rental - You can check out audiovisual equipment for up to 5 days, no cost. For full list and instrucrtions see website.
Digitzation - Digitize your old formats. The lab has equipment to digitize photos, negatives, VHS, cassette tape, vinyl. Mini DV, and 3 1/4 floppy disk.
Consultations - Our staff can answer questions on Adobe CC, iMovie, Final Cut, and AVID. We can also recommend software and hardware for your project ideas. Drop-ins welcome, or email us to schedule a consultation time.
Other - The lab has a few tools you can use (in the library) for your creative projects. Please let us know in advance if you need one of our tools: paper cutter, long reach stapler, button maker and crayons.
School of Communication
Available for students in the School of Communication
General Computer Lab
Equipment Rental 305-284-3864
School of Architecture
School of Architecture has several makerspace style labs which contain computers, 3D printers, large format printers, laser cutters, wood working tools, photo lab, and other technology.
College of Engineering
The Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence Collaboratory has high end 3D printers for use to engineering students. However, they also have standard Makerbots that will be available for students outside of the college to be able to order prints.
College of Arts & Science VizLab
The Visualization Lab has a large 2D and a 3D display.
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.