FAQ Topic: Technology
Please use the paper supplied in the Libraries printers. The printers are not set up to handle alternate paper sizes, and Libraries staff may not be able to determine whether different paper stocks could cause jams or other problems.
Lightroom is a photo processor and image organizer that allows viewing, organizing and retouching large numbers of digital images Lightroom can be found on all of the computers in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor of Alden Library. To get started using Lightroom, take a look at our helpful quick start guide that can … Continued
Acrobat is a Document Software that allows you to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format. Acrobat can be found on all of the computers in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor of Alden Library. To get started using Acrobat, take a look at our … Continued
Bridge is used for managing and organizing photos and documents to eliminate clutter. Bridge can be found on all of the computers in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor of Alden Library. To get started using Bridge, take a look at our helpful quick start guide that can teach you the basics.
There are numerous software programs to create a voice recording. Audacity or Garageband are great programs to create voice overs for your project. Please see our helpful quick start guides to Audacity or Garageband to teach you the basics. We also have a Voice Over Tips guide. Audacity and Garageband programs can be found on … Continued
VHS/DVD digital conversion process is somewhat lengthy process. The conversion rate is a 1:1 ratio (i.e. 1 hr tape will need approx. 1 hr to convert) We recommend using iMovie to complete this task. ***Please be aware of copyright laws related to the video you will be using. U.S. Copyright law governs the use of … Continued
Absolutely! Our Epson scanners here in the library can scan 35mm slides or film. Scanners are located on the Macs in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor of Alden Library. You will also need to check-out a slide holder from the 2nd floor service desk. To get started using the Epson scanners, take a … Continued
Windows Movie Maker is a video editing program that can help you create and edit video clips using a Windows PC. ***Please be aware of copyright laws related to the video you will be using. U.S. Copyright law governs the use of copyrighted materials. Those using copyrighted materials are liable for any infringement.*** Windows … Continued
iMovie is a video editing software application for Mac and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPad and iPod Touch) devices. You can create videos or movie trailers by importing existing videos, photo files and audio from external sources. Create your own videos too from your camera or video capture device! iMovie can be found on the Apple … Continued
Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software. The program uses slides to convey information rich in multimedia. Microsoft PowerPoint can be found on all Mac and PC computers in Alden Library. Microsoft PowerPoint was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows, MacOS, Android and iOS devices. To get started using Microsoft PowerPoint, … Continued