Imaging Solutions for Scientific Communication positions digital imaging resources right where the research is being done: in Harvard Medical School's quad-based basic science departments. The convenience of these locations makes it easy for researchers to access digital imaging expertise when faced with research imaging questions. This accessibility and convenience is supplemented by substantial web-based assistance, making Research Imaging Solutions a 24/7 resource. Seminars, Workshops and printed training materials guide faculty, students, post-docs and lab personnel on supported imaging hardware and software products. Supported hardware and software packages includes: Adobe products including Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator; ACD Canvas; Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel; film recorders, slide and flatbed scanners, and color output devices such as color laser printers, poster printers and photo quality printers.
"Research Imaging Solutions (RIS) workshops and seminars are designed to build on foundations acquired through application training at HMS/IT and the Center for Workplace Development in Cambridge. RIS skills training is based on the unique ways that researchers use proprietary scientific applications, Microsoft Office and a variety graphics programs to create, acquire and edit images that are included in grant applications, journal articles and presentations to the scientific community. Half-day workshops are free and address the specific imaging and presentation needs of researchers. Free Imaging Made Easy Lunchtime Seminars cover topics including poster making, proper PowerPoint techniques and Photoshop tricks."
"Let Research Imaging Solutions answer your imaging questions and help recommend hardware and software solutions for all your imaging needs. There is a Digital Imaging Specialist available to help determine the best workflow for complicated imaging projects and to help you manage difficult image files. Downloads for freeware and shareware, links to software and hardware help as well as links to help you make informed decisions about equipment purchases and links to discounted hardware through Harvard can be accessed at the Research Imaging Resource Page"