Determine if you want to save this image to your hard drive or a disk for later use, or if you will only need to use this item once and want to cut and paste it from the web into your presentation.
To cut and paste an image:
Note : remember to record URL and additional citation information for the image
To save an image to a network location, C: drive, or to a disk before inserting:
A Save As…dialogue box will appear
In the dialogue box:
Use the down arrow next to the save in: box to select your C: drive or other location
Rename the file name to something you'll remember
Reminder: .jpg, .jpeg and .gif are preferred formats (types), .bmp files are often too large for PowerPoint presentations
Click the save button
Note: remember to record URL and additional citation information for the image
Click File then select New from the drop down menu
Select Open an existing presentation (if you have already created a portion of your presentation), or select one of the New presentation options (i.e. Blank presentation, AutoContent wizard, Design templates, etc) if you are just beginning to create your show.
Note: the next steps refer to creating slides for your image(s), you may wish to select a title slide or other text slides prior to inserting your image slides. Experiment with the different types of slides-- the icons describe and give you a "visual" of the layout!
Click once on the blank slide icon and click the OK button
To insert one of the saved images:
Select insert from the menu bar
From the pull down menu, select Picture, then click From File
Using the dialogue box, select the proper location and open the desired saved image.Once the image is inserted, you can resize it and add the proper citation information by creating a text box at the bottom of the screen for the info.
Debra Kakuk, Health Science Librarian
(630) 942-4305 SRC 3049