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This guide contains information for creating born-digital media projects, resources for finding and using media, and copyright.

Welcome to the Toolbox!

This guide contains information about using media while respecting copyright and fair use, recommendations for managing and working through your media projects, and tools and resources you can use to create them.

Who Is This Guide For?

This guide is for both students and instructors. Whether you are a student tasked with creating a multimedia project, or an instructor looking for assignment ideas and support for you and your students, this guide is for you.

Below are three sites you may want to visit before you begin, or have your students begin a project.  Each of the sites below has information on how to set-up, shoot and compose your photos, video, and audio.

  • Vimeo Video School - http://vimeo.com/videoschool - This site is produced by Vimeo staffers and provides tutorials on how to shoot and work with video.  They have specific tutorials for working on a Mac or a PC.
  • Media College - http://www.mediacollege.com/ - This site features tutorials on photography, video, audio, lighting and more.  Click on the links located in the upper right corner of the main page to find tutorials on various subjects.
  • CNN iReport - http://ireport.cnn.com/toolkit.jspa - This site provides tips for storytelling, taking photos, recording video and recording audio.