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Media Services Center


The purpose of the Media Services Center is:

1.  To organize and maintain a centralized campus Media Services Center suitable for use by faculty, staff and students.

2.  To assist with selecting, planning, producing, and utilizing non-print media for classroom use.

3.  To keep abreast of the latest technology in audio-visual equipment.

4.  To instruct faculty, staff and students in the effective operation and use of audio-visual equipment. 


 Subject Guide to the DVD Collection



  • Interactive Video Network - University System of Maryland
  • Editing - 1/2" (VHS) format with limited assistance
  • Videotape and Audio Cassette Duplication - patrons provide a blank cassette and media adheres to existing copyright laws
  • Videotaping - UMES academic programs/historical events
  • Non-print Loans - videotapes, audio cassettes, slides, DVDs and compact discs
  • Equipment Loans - reserve equipment one week in advance


Services and Prices




Banner Production $20.00
Poster Production $10.00



     5 X 7

     8 X 10 $1.00
     9 X 12 $1.50
    16 X 20 & larger $3.00
Spiral Binding  
     1-100 pages $2.00
     101-200 pages $3.00

**CASH ONLY/Exact Change Appreciated**









In order for non-print materials to be utilized effectively to its maximum capacity, compatible equipment must be maintained for the user.  At the present time the following equipment is located in the Media Services Center:

  • Projectors - Video
  • Record Players
  • Cassette Tape Recorders
  • TV/VCR/DVD Units
  • Projection Screens
  • Camcorders (in-house for students)

** The Media Services Center does not provide equipment delivery service.

Interactive Video Network Sites


Appalachian Laboratory Annapolis Regional Center Bowie State University
Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology Chesapeake Biological Lab UMBI Center of Marine Biotechnology
Coppin State University UMS Downtown Baltimore Center Easton Memorial Hospital
Frostburg State University Horn Point Laboratory Nursing @ Shady Grove
UMUC Shady Grove University of Maryland @ Baltimore University of Maryland University College
University of Baltimore UMCP Plant Sciences University of Maryland Baltimore County
UMES University System of Maryland Towson University

Waldorf Regional Center

Salisbury University UMCP Instructional TV
UMCES Maryland Sea Grant    


Click Here to read About the Dean.

 Click Here to read Douglass Notes, Volume 6, no. 4 

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RefWorks is available now to all students, faculty and staff.  Click on the RefWorks logo to begin using it or Click Here for more information/tutorials.


UMES Yearbooks (1959 - 2009) Have Been Digitized

See the Special Collections web page for more information.