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WRIT 2100: Delve Deeper: Research Methods in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: Imaging

Overhead scanner

The Fine Arts Library has a convenient overhead Zeutschel scanner:

Bring a USB drive or send files to your email address or dropbox account. Scans in 300 or 600 dpi resolution.
Check the equipment map for the location of other scanners on campus.

 

Adobe Reader (PDF) -Snapshot Tool

On a Mac, use Apple's Grab utility to take screenshots. This is handy for acquiring images from pdfs for use in Powerpoints. Evernote's Skitch is another popular Mac capture tool.

There are plenty of screenshot/capture utilities for Windows, such as the Snipping Tool, Jing, and Snagit.

The Snapshot tool in Adobe Reader allows you to easily select images in a PDF document, copy these to the clipboard, and save to another document or software program (Photoshop, etc.).

This video (from joannasheen.com via YouTube) explains how it's done: