Creating Larger Media

Only catalog resources that are 30MB or less and have the following file extensions can be uploaded to the catalog: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, txt, doc, xls, pdf, ppt, pps, odt, ods, odp, mp3, indd, tiff, tif, cad, rtf, csv, zip, psd, swf, obj, kmz, bmp, eps, dwg, 3ds, wav, air

For "docx," "pptx," and "xlsx" files, please re-save as regular "doc," "ppt," and "xls" files to ensure downloads are accessible to all users.

Files larger than 30MB should be compressed using Photoshop or other software before posting on the website. If you need assistance, contact webmaster@nisenet.org

Representative images are also limited to 30MB, but only include file extensions: jpg jpeg gif png. Do note that these images will appear square in preview, but once selected by the viewer the full image will appear.

Powerpoint Presentations: All larger images, graphs or any other files you intend to put into your presentation should first be compressed. Video should be avoided in PowerPoint presentations, and if required you should create a pdf file out of your ppt. For this process:

  • From Powerpoint, "Save As" a jpeg. This will create a folder on your desktop with individual jpeg files for each slide in your presentation.
  • Select all the jpegs in your presentation and "Open With" Acrobat (you need to have more than reader to do this). When prompted if you would like Acrobat to create a single document from all files, click "Yes."
  • Once open, under "Acrobat" on the menu tab, select "Preferences" and choose the "Full Screen" category. Here, be sure the "Left click to go forward one page..." box is checked. This will link all pages so you can click to advance in the presentation.
  • For pages with video, go to "Tools" and select "Multimedia" and "Video Tool." Drag the box to the size of video you want and then "Choose" your video file.
  • Under "File," select "Properties" and click the "Initial View" tab at the top of the pop-up. Check the box next to "Open in full screen."
  • Save your document and enjoy
  • For assistance with this process, feel free to contact webmaster@nisenet.org

    Be sure to include all video in ppt/pdf files as separate resources available on nisenet.org, linked and streamed from our Vimeo and YouTube Channels. Please see more about videos below.

    Videos:
    Videos on nisenet.org are linked and streamed through both NISE Net’s Vimeo and YouTube channels.

    www.vimeo.com/channels/nisenet

    www.youtube.com/user/NISENet

    Please do not link or stream video posted on any other site or with any other account. To add a video to NISE Net’s accounts, please contact webmaster@nisenet.org

    Video for training purposes of staff and volunteers should have a resolution of 240 x 320 and should include both NSF and NISE Network logo. Video should be clearly labeled as training video and follow the same naming conventions as other resource files in the Catalog (i.e.-"Inkjet_TrainingVideo_Jan11").

    Video for larger public distribution should have a resolution of 640 x 480 and should include both NSF and NISE Network logo. Video should be clearly labeled and follow the same naming conventions as other resource files in the Catalog (i.e.-"SchoolTheatre_ProgramVideo_Jan11").

    Suggestions for shooting good video...

  • Use Quicktime DV NTSC 29.97 for 4x3 shots
  • Use full-quality sound and a high quality microphone
  • Use strong lighting, shoot during the day when possible
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