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Resources to support research in art & architecture at Milner Library and beyond

Tools for Editing & Storaging Images

Editing Tools

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    Current students at Illinois State University may request the ability to download and use Adobe apps on their personal devices including, Acrobat and Photoshop.
  • FotoFlexer
    Basic editing functions like retouch, crop, resize, and special effects like added animations or text. Source images from picasa, flickr, upload.
  • Pixlr
    Advanced photo editing and image creation tools. Many similarities to Photoshop. Open images from your computer or URL. Pixlr Express for basic edits. Firefox addon. No registration required.
  • Sumo Paint
    Advanced photo editing and image creation tools. Many similarities to Photoshop. Pro version available for a fee.

Storage and Sharing

Note: Only personal photographs should be shared. Images scanned from books, downloaded from the web or databases, or acquired from other sources, should not be uploaded into image sharing sites.

  • ISU OneDrive
    Upto 1TB of storage. Excellent option for storing images for you dissertation or thesis or creative projects. Do not enable sharing for copyrighted images.
  • Flickr
    Includes content from individuals and institutions, including the Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and New York Public Library. Tag and share photos. Assign Creative Commons licenses to your work so others know how to use and cite it. Extensive app garden and integration into web utilities.
  • Expono
    Unlimited storage and photos stored in original size and format. Advanced privacy settings, geotagging, integrated pixlr editing tools.
  • Google Photos
    Upload photos, create albums, annotate and share as well as integrated editing tools.

Fine Arts Librarian

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Heather Koopmans
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619A Milner Library
(309) 438-3950