Welcome to the CSP researcher communication tools hub.
Do you have a resource you would like us to provide or make a tutorial for?
Send John Beumer an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intuitive self-service editor
If you’d like to process many photos at once all to a certain width or size – try out this free online bulk photo editor.
Check to see if your institution has free self-service video capture tools for making presentations or tutorials.
Learn advanced photo editing or create 2D high quality artwork with these free alternatives to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Here is a 10 minute explanation for how you can use Inkscape and GIMP.
GIMP (Photoshop alternative)
UMN Video Labs
The University of Minnesota has self-service video labs for anyone with a university ID. Video labs, aka One Button Studios, come furnished and ready to use. No equipment or fees. Learn more or schedule a time here.
UMN 3D printing
Makerspaces offer a variety of great tools for making stand out art. Notable among their tools and equipment are the free 3D printers anyone with a university ID has access to. They also offer on site help and a number of introductory courses to their equipment for beginners. And the best part – PLA filament is free. Learn more here.
Stock Photo, Video, and Sound Resources
Connect with a VPN or on campus to access these free UMN resources:
Royalty-free photos, vectors, illustration
Video, Adobe After Effects, motion backgrounds
Royalty-free production music, sound effects