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Poster Printing at West Chester University Library IMC: Images

Poster printing guidelines, design basics and a few "How To's" using PowerPoint & Publisher.

Inserting Images into Posters

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire YouTube video on inserting images into posters.

This 4 minute video covers the following topics as they relate to images:

  • How to choose
  • Image Resolution
  • Image Re-sizing
  • Searching for high res images in google
  • Copyrright issues
  • Citing
  • Cropping
  • Rotating

 

These instructions are applicable to both PowerPoint & Publisher users.

Inserting Charts into Posters

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire YouTube video on inserting charts into posters using data from Excel.

This 3 minute video covers the following topics as they relate to charts in research posters:

  • How to prepare the data in excel
  • Creating chart
  • Formatting
  • Labeling

 These instructions are applicable to both PowerPoint & Publisher users.

Find Images Online

When ever using free items from these sources you must cite the artist, if provided, and the source.

Licensed Databases with Images

Attribution

Attribution means:

You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit.

Noncommercial means:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work - and derivative works based upon it - but for noncommercial purposes only.

No Derivative Works means:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.

Share Alike means:
You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work.

Database

West Chester University   ---    WCU Libraries  25 West Rosedale Avenue, West Chester, PA 19383  610-430-4400