Posted by Carole Kirk

Sourcing and preparing images

Sourcing and preparing images for a Digital Story

copyrightThis guide explains the importance of copyright when using images; how to find copyright cleared images; and how to resize images if necessary:

Digitalis Guide on Sourcing and Preparing Images to use in a Digital Story (downloadable three-page PDF document)

Putting images onto your Blog or Wiki on the VLE


Paintshop ProPaintshop Pro is an image editing software application similar to Photoshop, and is available to download via ISS, who also provide a ‘Getting Started with Paintshop Pro’ guide.

Video showing how to compress images using GIMP (free downloadable software):

This page shows you how to embed your compressed image into a VLE blog or wiki.