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All About Images
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory, Breanna Hamm - Last Updated Mar 25, 2014
This comprehensive guide focuses on many common image questions in regards to image resolutions, resizing images, file types, vector and raster images, scanning, saving and more.
Tags: adobe, art, design, gimp, graphics, groundworks, image, images, jpg, knc, knowledge_navigation_center, multimedia, photo, photographs, photos, photoshop, pictures, pixel, pixels, resize, resolution, scanning, tech deck, technology_guide, vector
Campus Support for Faculty Creating Video Resources
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated May 21, 2014
This guide describes sources of support for faculty who are considering using video as an instructional component in courses.
Tags: dmc, faculty exploratory, instructional technology, movie, movies, multimedia, video, video_editing, videos, videos_and_moving_image_media
Carl D. Winberg, MD Presentation Practice Room
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory, Breanna Hamm - Last Updated Jul 1, 2014
This is your guide to using the Presentation Practice Room. Use this guide to learn how to operate the equipment and use the software in the facility.
Tags: audio, editing, groundworks, images_and_videos, imovie, interview, knowledge_navigation_center, movie, movies, multimedia, presentation, presentations, quicktime, record, speech, tech deck, video, video tutorials, video_editing, visual, visual resources
Designing Professional Posters with Illustrator
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
Learn the six basic tools for designing and creating posters with Adobe Illustrator.
Tags: conference_posters, illustrator, poster_printing, posters
Getting Started with InDesign
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Jun 4, 2013
This guide has instructions for the basic tools of Adobe InDesign, which you might use to create a flier, brochure or newsletter.
Tags: adobe, design, faculty exploratory, knc, knowledge_navigation_center, media, multimedia, publishing, technology_guide, vector, visual_communication
Getting Started with Photoshop CS6
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory, Breanna Hamm - Last Updated Apr 22, 2014
Information on Photoshop basics including: how to open and create a new image, navigating pallets, learning the parts of a layer, how to use guides, and where to go for more help at the University of Michigan.
Tags: adobe, dmc, faculty exploratory, image, images, images_and_videos, jpg, knowledge_navigation_center, multimedia, photo, photographs, photos, photoshop, picture, pictures, pixel, pixels, visual, visual resources, visual_communication, visual_resources
Manage Citations with Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks, and EndNote
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
Provides guidance on how to use choose a citation management program and how-to use various citation management programs.
Tags: bibliographic management, bibliography, citations, endnote, mendeley, refworks, zotero
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 and 2013
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Apr 24, 2014
This guide covers the basic tools in PowerPoint 2010 and 2013 and offers some information about designing good PowerPoint slides.
Tags: knc, knowledge_navigation_center, office, powerpoint
Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013 for Dissertations
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Oct 29, 2013
This guide provides information that will help you use Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013 effectively for your dissertation. Topics include: formatting page numbers, using chapter templates, footnotes, images, and figures.
Tags: exploratory, knc, knowledge_navigation_center, technology
Resources for Video Creation
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Apr 18, 2014
Do you want to make a video, but don't know where to begin? This guide will introduce you to basic video concepts and helpful resources available to you at the University of Michigan Libraries.
Tags: beginner, clip, documentary, editing, faculty exploratory, images_and_videos, movie, movies, multimedia, pictures, screencast, screencasting, software, tech deck, technology_guide, video, video tutorials, video_editing, videos, visual_communication
Using Excel 2010 and 2013
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Apr 22, 2014
This guide explains the basics of common features in Excel 2010 and 2013 for PC.
Tags: excel, knc, knowledge_navigation_center, microsoft_office, technology, technology_guide
Working with iMovie and iDVD
by Knowledge Navigation Center Faculty Exploratory - Last Updated Jun 20, 2013
This guide provides step-by-step processes in iMovie such as creating new projects and events, capturing video, trimming and editing clips, adding text, transitions and effects, and exporting. Also, there is a section dedicated to burning media with iDVD.
Tags: aael, clip, duderstadt, film, footage, groundworks, images_and_videos, knowledge_navigation_center, media, movie, movies, multimedia, presentation practice room, video, video tutorials, video_editing, videos, visual resources

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