Helpful Links

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions about the Digital Media Lab. – “how-to” videos on a wide range of software applications available for current UM students and employees.

UM Information Technology Software – Click here to learn what softwares are offered by UMIT for UM students and employees.

Free Online Resources – Find images and audio that you can use that are either in the Public Domain or under Creative Commons.

Learning Commons – Find help with Research, Learning, Math, Writing, Collaboration, and more. The Learning Commons supports learning at the University of Miami through the co-location, coordination and enhancement of existing academic services.


Other Online Multimedia Tools

For questions or assistance with these tools, please email Vanessa Rodriguez at

Design – Make visually appealing posters, flyers, online banners, and more with Canva and Adobe Spark

Infographicsturn your information into visually appealing graphics. Canva. Piktochart.

PresentationsCreate presentations through software offered by UM or by using free online websites. PowerPoint. Prezi. Google Slides.

Virtual Visual Portfoliohost a collection of images online and share with friends and social mediaFlickr.

Websites – Create your own websites and blogs. WordPress. Weebly. WixAdobe Spark.