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CAA Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts

3/24/2015

Much uncertainty surrounds how and when images or other copyrighted material can be used, especially for teaching and scholarship. For a use of copyrighted material to be considered fair...

Two projects in the Department of History of Art have received grants from the new Digital Humanities at Berkeley Initiative

3/3/2015

Professor Lisa Trever submitted a successful proposal to integrate digital components into her fall 2015 course "Mural Painting and the Ancient Americas." This seminar will explore the traditions of...

A New Mobile Image Sharing and Projection App

2/17/2015

We’re seeing increased adoption of mobile devices used for sharing and projecting images in the classroom and at conferences. A new iPad/iPhone app called Wölff www.wolffapp.com promises to improve...

Create a Customized Start-time for YouTube videos linked within PowerPoint

10/2/2014

If you are interested in showing a just a portion of a video clip from YouTube linked from within your PPT presentation, you can create a link with a...

How to Compress a PDF file (Mac)

10/2/2014

PDFs often can be quite large, making it difficult to e-mail or upload the files. It may be necessary to compress the document to make the file-size smaller. To compress...

Digital Art History Summer Institutes

2/8/2014

The Getty Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities are sponsoring four summer institutes on the digital humanities during 2014. These events will be hosted at Harvard, UCLA...

Batch Importer for PPT 2011 on Macs

11/23/2013

I’ve created an automator file for batch importing folders of images to PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. The automated process also resizes the images to screen-sized within the PPT slides....

Art.sy Education Offers 25,000+ Open-Access Images

11/14/2013

Art.sy Education has partnered with over 650 museums, galleries and nonprofits to provide access to their collections from one portal. Over half of the Art.sy images are downloadable on...

ARTstor Announces Image Group Download

11/13/2013

  ARTstor has added a new tool for group image downloads. You may already be familiar with their existing tool for batch downloading directly into PowerPoint, but now they have...

Digital Humanities Summer Institute

11/13/2013

  The Getty Foundation has provided funding for a digital humanities summer institute for art historians to be held at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason...
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