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Creating Quick and Easy Graphics for Social Media

Creating Quick and Easy Graphics for Social Media

No booking required: places are limited to 35 and available on a first come, first served basis

 

Overview

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

 

Content

- 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

 

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.

Duration: 11.00 – 12.30pm

Date: Tuesday 20th November 2018

Location: Information Skills Room in the Health Sciences Library (no. 29 on the campus map)

Presenters:
Josh Clark & Catherine Bodey Outreach, UCD Library

 

This presentation will be followed by a hands-on workshop on one of the tools: Canva (https://www.canva.com/) on Tuesday 27th November in the Information Skills Room in the Health Sciences Library (no. 29 on the campus map). Please see the Training Calendar (https://ucd.libcal.com/ ) for more details.

 

 

Certificates of attendance will be available on request on the day of the workshop

Date:
Tuesday, 20th November 2018
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Information Skills Room
Library:
Health Sciences Library
Categories:
Researcher Workshops Scholarly Communications

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Julia Barrett

Research Services Manager
UCD Library

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