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Additional Tools

Electronic publishing, also referred to as ePublishing, is the digitisation of books, magazines etc in order to publish them online and make them more easily available. EPUB is a widely used open source format which allows books to be published … Continue reading

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Social Media Tools

Social media has a fundamental advantage over traditional media. It allows two way communication, essentially the users of social media tools can be both a broadcaster and an audience member. Traditional media is very limited when it comes to two … Continue reading

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Search Engine Optimisation

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) helps to improve the presence of a website or webpage on the net by making it more visible. Three characteristics of a website can be tweaked and tuned to help this process. The layout of the … Continue reading

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Copyright

Copyright has a legal basis. It gives the original creator of a piece of work the exclusive rights to that work. Normally such rights are given for a pre-determined period of time. It infers the right to copy and gives … Continue reading

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Digital Image Management

Image file formats allow the organising and storing of digital images to be standardised. Files are made up of pixels and/or vector data. Ultimately whichever format is used the files are rasterised to pixels when displayed. A bitmap is a … Continue reading

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Digital Presentation

This weeks task was the creation of a digital presentation using Prezi. The┬ápresentation is a brief introduction into some of the ┬álandscape and habitats found in e Arklow marsh. A ┬álarge wetland and flood plain in close proximity to the … Continue reading

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Digital Imaging

Task during the past week was to download an image from retouchpro.com and use a software application to alter. Photoshop was used to complete this work. Two primary tools used, the cloning tool to remove damage in photo, the magic … Continue reading

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