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Creating quick and easy graphics for social media

Creating quick and easy graphics for social media

This presentation will cover how to find images and create simple graphics to help you promote your research, school or events online more effectively.



Where to find appropriate and high quality images that are free to reuse, and understanding creative commons licensing (e.g. ccsearch, Pixabay, Google Images, UCD media services images)

Freely available tools for creating graphics (e.g. Powerpoint, Word, Canva)

Basic layout and design including colours, fonts, resolution, cropping, re-sizing and optimal sizes for sharing on social media platforms

Practical examples of effective images in academic and administrative contexts


Presenters: Josh Clark & Catherine Bodey, Communications & Outreach, UCD Library


Who should attend

This presentation is aimed at researchers, as well as managers and administrators, who want to promote their research, school or events online.

Attendance at this workshop / presentation may satisfy the CPD requirements of some professional bodies; a certificate of completion can be supplied upon request.

PhD students who attend this event can attain a Certificate of Attendance via Sisweb.

Thursday, 12th April 2018
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Link 3
James Joyce Library
Researcher Workshops Scholarly Communications
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Scholarly Communications Librarian

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