Digital SignageDigital Signage

Digital signage is a way of electronically displaying information on a screen. They can be found in public spaces, transportation systems, museums, stadiums, retail stores, hotels, restaurants, and corporate buildings etc., to provide wayfinding, exhibitions, marketing, and outdoor advertising.

Sharing Content

Content Formats

For all campuses, please use the following content formats:

Images
File Type: .png or .jpg
Size: 1920x1080 pixels
Resolution: 72 or 96 dots/pixels per inch (DPI/PPI)
Video
File Type: .mp4
Size: 720p or 1080p
Codec: H.264

Campus Playlists

Each campus has a playlist that is included with local content playlists. To view your campus playlist, please use the preview link below. For any questions about the content in your campus playlist, please contact your campus digital sign content coordinator (see the next section below).

UNK UNL UNMC UNO
UNK Campus Playlist UNL Campus Playlist UNMC Campus Playlist UNO Campus Playlist

Campus Listserv Email Format

Each individual college, department, or unit is responsible for their own playlist and may have their own rules and guidelines for what they display and for how long. It is up to their discretion what they include in their playlist. To ask others to display your content, the first step is to upload it to a publicly accessible location, such as the UNL Content Library folder in FWI Cloud for the Lincoln campus. If you do not have access or have any questions about where to place your content, please contact:

UNK UNL UNMC UNO
Thane Webb
webbtm@unk.edu
Taylor DeMaro
tdemaro2@unl.edu
Dustin Mertz
dustin.mertz@unmc.edu
Mason Hatfield
masonhatfield@unomaha.edu

Once your content is uploaded, please send an email to your campus users listserv using the format below:


Content Campaign Name:
Content Campaign Start Date:
Content Campaign End Date:

Graphics Link:

Target Audience Role:
Target Audience Area:


Here is an example of how the email should look:

Content Campaign Name: Women Advance IT Conference
Content Campaign Start Date: August 26, 2019
Content Campaign End Date: November 6, 2019

Graphics Link: Horizontal image available here: UNL Content Library > 2019 – Events > 20191105 – Women Advance IT Conference

Target Audience Role: All students, faculty, and staff
Target Audience Area: All campus areas

Campus Listserv Addresses and Users List

UNK UNL UNMC UNO
nudigitalsign-unkusers@listserv.nebraska.edu nudigitalsign-unlusers@listserv.nebraska.edu nudigitalsign-unmcusers@listserv.nebraska.edu nudigitalsign-unousers@listserv.nebraska.edu

There are some areas at UNL that have their own webform for submitting content. If you'd like to request your content be shown there, you'll need to fill each of these out:

University Housing
https://housing.unl.edu/digital-sign-policies
College of Business
https://business.unl.edu/it-services/forms/digital-signage-request/
Nebraska Unions
https://unions.unl.edu/digital-sign
College of Engineering
https://engineering.unl.edu/downloads/communications/COE-DIGITAL-SIGNAGE-GUIDELINES.pdf

If you'd like to share your content with a specific area and would like to find out who manages the playlists for that area, you can check this spreadsheet: NU Digital Sign Users. If corrections are needed, please notify:

staff
Work Brace Laboratory (BL) 205
Lincoln NE 68588-0110
US
Work 402-472-0690 On campus, dial 2-0690