ARTstor

What Is It? ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Who Uses It? The ARTstor Digital Library is used by educators, scholars, and students at […]

iPhoto

What is it? Apple’s iPhoto is a basic image storing and organizing solution for Apple computers that is part of the iLife suite. With iPhoto, users can import images from cameras or folders, create albums, and perform basic photo-editing. iPhoto is also strongly integrated with the rest of Apple’s iLife and iWork suites so that […]

MDID

What Is It? MDID stands for Madison Digital Image Database and it was developed at James Madison University. In simple terms MDID is an online content delivery system. Faculty members can use MDID to generate online slide shows that can be used in the classroom, annotated for student review and archived for testing or future […]

Photoshop

What is it? Adobe‚Äôs Photoshop is one of the most popular image-editing applications for professionals, available for both Macintosh and Windows. Images are imported from a scanner or opened from an existing file. They can then be cropped, color balanced, reduced/enlarged, lightened/darkened, repaired, combined and more. Text, lines, shapes and (with a pressure-sensitive drawing tablet) […]

Scanning

What is it? Scanning is simply the process of digitizing hard-copy media. A scanner is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image. These images may then be saved into a variety of file formats and used in lectures, websites, etc. This is especially […]

Sketchup

sketchup

What is it? Sketchup is a free Google application for drawing three-dimensional objects. Key features A three-axis drawing field Ability to rotate an object and export a 2-D image of the object you have created Various templates for different applications (engineering, architecture, carpentry) Color and texture tools to create building for Google Earth Works on […]