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Creating Digital Media Guide

This guide will share the resources FSU Libraries can provide to assist with your digital media project.

Resources

 GeoSet Studios

GEOSET Studios is the latest addition to the Global Educational Outreach for Science Engineering and Technology initiative. This is an academic service provided free of charge for the entire university community. The recording studio, located in Dirac Science Library, primarily targets outstanding educators and gives them a chance to showcase their work.

For more information about the facilities and software, visit the website, or contact geoset.


 Information Technology Services (ITS)

ITS provides technology support to students, faculty and staff at Florida State University. Browse the site for more information about the services they offer as well as step-by-step training and tutorials.

If you have any questions, reach out to the ITS Service Desk.


 lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Through the library, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German, French and Spanish language content under the video2brain brand name.

This incredible resource can be accessed through the FSU Libraries proxy by clicking here.


 Animations

A video explaining Whiteboard style animations can be seen here.

This video shows how to create animation videos with PowToon, a popular animation software. A trial version can be downloaded here.

Tutorial creation software can also be used to create animations. You can downlad a free trial of Articulate Storyline software

 "How to Make a Video Tutorial" FSU LIbraries

Here, you can view our Video Tutorial on creating Video Tutorials. It has a fun way of explaining our Video Tutorial process at Florida State University Libraries.


  Lighting

Here is a great "Quick and Dirty" Lighting tutorial from Wisteria, showing how to make lighting look professional, with a very small budget.

Wisteria has more great production tutorials that can be found from that site as well.


 PowerPoint How-To

This site hosted by Microsoft shows how to record audio narration in several different editions of Microsoft PowerPoint.

For information on how to export your PowerPoint as a video, see these instructions.

To download PowerPoint, see the ITS webpage, here.


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