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These are just a few places where you can find images that can be re-used and re-mixed. Please check any licenses or copyright statements on each work before you use it!
ARTstor is a collection of over a million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences covering many time periods and cultures. Users can search, view and download images for educational and research purposes.
Copper Country Historical Images
Search digitized images from the Copper Country
Search for images, videos, and other multimedia that are licensed under Creative Commons (i.e. they are generally free to use as long as you credit the original creator)
A large collection of images, sounds, music, etc. Be sure to check the copyright status of any individual work you are interested in incorporating into your project. This site also collects old websites through it's "Wayback Machine."
A/V Tools at the Library
The Library has audio and video recorders on Course Reserve specifically for Composition students! Visit the library's Circulation Desk to check one out.
In addition, there are a wide range of other technological tools to support the creation of snazzy multi modal projects, including:
- Digital cameras
- Video cameras
- Microphone headsets
- Macs with Adobe software for video and image manipulation
For more info, visit:
Software for Multimedia Design
Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite Tools located on the Mac computers on the second floor of library.
Open Source photo editor you can download and use from home. Very similar to Photoshop (user interface is a little trickier).
Open Source audio recording & editing software.
Infographic tool (have to make an account though - if you don't want to do this, look for GIMP infographic tutorials & templates)
Desktop publishing software, can be found on most campus computers.
Good for basic poster layout if you scale up. Link goes to Library Guide on making a research poster for more info.
Below are tutorials on a variety of software that you might find useful!
Basic Photoshop Tools
Photoshop is great for image manipulation. It can be found on the computers in the Digital Studio and some computers in lab 244.
GIMP - The Basics Tutorial
Gimp is a freely available photo editor. It offers a lot of the same functionality as Photoshop.
InDesign Getting Started Tutorials
InDesign is Adobe's publishing software. It's ideal for layout, print publications, e-books, etc. It can be found on several of the computers in the library
Microsoft Publisher Made Easy
An introductory video to Publisher, Microsoft's basic desktop publishing software.
Open Source audio editing software. You can use this to trim audio, export it in a new file, or remove background noise. Check out youtube for many introductory tutorials (here is one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCisC3sHneM)