Digital Media Resources Center
- General Information
- DMRC Lab
- Locating Media Titles
Materials from the Digital Media Resources Center collection may be borrowed for 7 days. Items on Course Reserve are loaned for 2 hours.
Programs needed for classroom presentations or other special events, may be reserved. Please contact DMRC staff for details. Items from the DMRC collection may be requested on the North Campus via UB Document Express.
A valid UB CARD is required to borrow any materials from the DMRC. Local non UB borrowers who meet eligibility requirements must obtain a University Libraries Special Borrowers Card and are under special restrictions. Fines for overdue materials accrue at the same rate as books - 50 cents per day per item for regular circulating materials, and 5 cents per minute per item for reserve items, both to a limit of 20 dollars. Materials may be renewed online, by fax (829-2211), mail and in person. A list of item barcodes and your UB card barcode (29072 #) are required.
Institutions wishing to borrow media materials should contact their local library's interlibrary loan department. There is a charge for loan of AV Materials.
The 8 viewing rooms in the Digital Media Resources Center are signed out at the DMRC Circulation Desk with a valid UB Card.
Priorities for room use:
YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE A ROOM TO ACCOMMODATE A HIGHER PRIORITY GROUP.
There is no time limit on room use, nor are reservations for rooms accepted. Room 7 holds a larger group. Smaller groups in Room 7 may be asked to leave or change rooms to accommodate a larger group.
The Multimedia Development Lab is a fully equipped computer room with the latest media editing software and hardware for any of your classroom or research projects. Putting together your thesis, publishing an article, or just creating a PowerPoint slide for class presentation, the lab has everything you need. HSL supports the use and creation of instructional resources on the South Campus.
Our hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5:00
Locating Media Titles
The UB Libraries now offers Streaming Videos for online viewing on campus or through VPN access. For a partial list of videos currently available, please check the Streaming Videos page. Searching in the Library Catalog with your search term + "streaming" or using advance search with location limited to "Streaming Audio/Video" will also show available streaming titles.
Other places outside UB to locate media:
WorldCat - WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.
National Library of Medicine Catalog - The NLM Catalog provides access to NLM bibliographic data for journals, books, audiovisuals, computer software, electronic resources and other materials. Links to the library's holdings in LocatorPlus, NLM's online public access catalog, are also provided.
The following may help in locating web-based medical visuals: