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'Working with Multimedia Files' Archive

Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

Posted July 21, 2017

The following software is commonly available on all newly imaged computers. Older computers may have a package which varies. Additional software is installed in public labs and classrooms. Software Installed (Windows 10) 7-Zip Adobe Acrobat DC ArtStor OIV Audacity CDBurnerXP Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash Player Microsoft Internet Explorer iTunes iCloud Java Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) […]

Adding Links to Specific Tegrity Videos in Moodle

Posted May 22, 2017
Screen shot of Tegrity Campus block

Clicking on the Tegrity Campus link in a the McGraw-Hill AAIRS block within a Moodle course, takes you to a Tegrity page listing all of the recordings associated with that course, as show below.   But what if you want to direct viewers to a specific recording in that list? Every recording in Tegrity has a […]

Collecting and Sharing Audiovisual Assignments

Posted February 7, 2017

Faculty planning to assign projects that require students to produce audiovisual recordings may be wondering about how to collect this work. Examples of recording assignments might include longform edited audio pieces, weekly recorded oral practice in language courses, or recordings of group presentations. This Tech Doc is a comparison of several tools that might be used […]

Tegrity Overview

Posted September 12, 2016

Tegrity, Bryn Mawr’s lecture capture system, enables instructors to quickly record classes or lectures and post the recordings for students to review. Instructors simply log in to Tegrity on a computer to start and stop the recording, and Tegrity does the rest. To learn more about Tegrity’s features, check out the instructor (recorder) overview and […]

Basics of Using a Canon Multifunction

Posted March 3, 2015

The documents and links below will get you started with the most common functions on the Canon MFPs including print, copy, fax, scanning to network drives, cross-campus print-release (secure printing), etc. As a note, different Canon machines provide different functionality (for example, faxing is not available on public Canons); if you are unsure whether your […]

Using Windows Live Gallery

Posted December 6, 2013

Windows Live Gallery is a light photo editor available for download on College Windows computers via Microsoft Software Center. For more information on using and downloading programs via the Microsoft Software Center, please see our post here: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/441 Basic help for using the Gallery is available by clicking the blue “?” in the upper right corner […]

Taking Screenshots – Mac

Posted March 7, 2013

A screenshot can be used to extract images from the screen or to take particular elements and add them to a document. They can be useful in showing the locations of buttons in software programs or particular elements of websites. There are multiple ways to take a screenshot on a Mac depending on what you […]

Website Image Size and Format Guide

Posted June 14, 2012
imageStyleGuide-drupal

For image width dimensions (in pixels)  for specific uses, see typical page layout below. Click image to enlarge. A text-only list version is available at the end of this guide. See the Drupal image positioning guide for further information on the image options available in the WYSIWYG editor/body area. These options apply to our Drupal […]

Scanning from Adobe Acrobat Pro in Canaday Library – Windows

Posted January 5, 2012

If you would like to learn more about using the scanners in Canaday Library, we offer instructions on how to scan to a Windows computer using Adobe Acrobat Pro, which is provided on all public access computers with attached scanners. For more information, please see below.

Taking Screenshots – Windows

Posted July 1, 2011

A screenshot can be used to extract images from the screen or to take particular elements and add them to a document. They can be useful in showing the locations of buttons in software programs or particular elements of websites. Click on the link below for step-by-step instructions:

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