Hidden Productivity Gems Adobe Fireworks Batch Image Processing

Hidden Productivity Gems: Adobe Fireworks Batch Image Processing

No doubt about it, Adobe Creative Cloud apps are all kinds of useful. Most arts managers tend to work with the Big 3: InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator but if you have access to the full suite or additional stand alone apps, one hidden gem waiting to be discovered is the batch processing tool inside Fireworks; even if you never use Fireworks for anything other than the batch processing tool, you’ll still boost your productivity by processing multiple images with nothing more than a few setup steps. A super-efficient use of batch processing … Read more

Social Media Update 2016

Social Media Update 2016

A few weeks ago, the Pew Research Center released their Social Media Update. Take a look and see lots of great data about how people are using social media. Over the past decade, Pew Research Center has documented the wide variety of ways in which Americans use social media to seek out information and interact with others. A majority of Americans now say they get news via social media, and half of the public has turned to these sites to learn about the 2016 presidential election. Americans are using social media in … Read more

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Copyright, Public Domain, and Fair Use Guidance Provided Here

Questions about Copyright, Public Domain, and Fair Use abound in the arts. Fortunately, the fine folks at the American Library Association (ALA) have our back and have developed interactive tools to help us get a handle on these questions.  These tools, as well as the code to embed¹ them in a website, are available on the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy website. The easiest tool to use is the Digital Copyright Slider which gives you a quick summary of whether a work is in the public domain or not. However, most … Read more

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