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Digital Research

This guide provides an overview of tips, support, and resources available to complete digital research projects at American University.

Multimedia Projects Basics

Documentaries, podcasts, oral histories, or other multimedia projects can be unique products of your research. The resources below can get you started. These tutorials can help you learn how to communicate visual information coherently, shoot video, edit video or audio, and create informative designs to supplement written text in research publications.

Audio and Video Editing Tools

There are a number of free, high-quality software tools available to help you start with video and audio editing for digital publications of research in the multimedia space, including Audacity, iMovie, and GarageBand. The resources below can help get you started using these tools.