Technology – Page 2 – OHIO University Libraries
  • What is Adobe InDesign and how do I use it?
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    InDesign is used for print and layout design. It is one of the best programs to work with text and make publications, fliers, and printed designs.  InDesign 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 InDesign, take … Continued

  • What is Adobe Illustrator and how do I use it?
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    Illustrator is used to create vector forms, these forms can make digital illustrations, graphics, logos, and more Illustrator 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 Illustrator, take a look at our helpful quick start guide that … Continued

  • What is Adobe Photoshop and how do I use it?
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    Photoshop is used to alter, retouch, and edit images. It can also be used for drawing, web & print design, and video. Photoshop 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 Photoshop, take a look at our … Continued

  • What is Burn and how do I use it?
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      Burn is a Mac only open source program that allows you to create CD’s or DVD’s by “burning” the files onto them. Burn can be found on the Mac computers in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor and the 3rd floor of Alden Library. To get started using Burn, take a look at our … Continued

  • What is VLC and how do I use it?
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      VLC is an open source multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming services. VLC can be found on all Mac and PC computers in Alden Library. To get started using VLC, take a look at our helpful quick start guide that can teach you the … Continued

  • What is Audacity and how do I use it?
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    Audacity is an audio recording and editing software.  You can use it to record and edit voiceovers, music, and podcasts. Audacity can be found on the Apple Mac computers in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor of Alden Library.   To get started using Audacity, take a look at our helpful … Continued

  • What is Garageband and how do I use it?
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      GarageBand is a fully equipped music creation studio that is MAC exclusive. Garageband 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 Garageband, take a look at our helpful quick start guide that can teach … Continued

  • What is Microsoft Excel and how do I use it?
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        Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, MacOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications. Microsoft Excel can be found on all Mac and PC computers in Alden Library.     To get started using Microsoft Excel, … Continued

  • What is PowerPoint Online (Office 365) and how do I use it?
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        Microsoft PowerPoint Online (Office 365) extends your experience to the web browser, where you can work with presentations directly on the website where the presentation is stored. Tools for Powerpoint Online are limited compared to Microsoft PowerPoint download.   Microsoft Powerpoint Online can be found on your Ohio Catmail Account. Only Valid Ohio ID users … Continued

  • What is Form Online (Office 365) and how do I use it?
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    Microsoft Form Online (Office 365) is a new app that allows anyone to easily and quickly create custom surveys, quizzes, questionnaires and more.   Microsoft Form Online can be found on your Ohio Catmail Account. Only Valid Ohio ID users can use Online Office for free.       To get started using Form Online, take a … Continued