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Recommended Web resources for use in Digital Media.
Center for Communication
The Center for Communication is a nonprofit supported by major media companies to bring more diversity to the media industry and give students access to influential figures who can speak about the business today. The Center’s mission is to better prepare students for careers in media by connecting them with the best minds in media and offering free seminars, featuring outstanding media leaders, who join with us to better inform college students on the ever-evolving media industry.
Worldwide source for crews, production and post-production services.
Media History Digital Library
The Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access.
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more.
Information, education, inspiration for creative professionals.
Digital Rights Management and Copyright
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.
These Public Domain Mark FAQs contain information that you should familiarize yourself with before applying the Public Domain Mark (“PDM”) to a work, or before using a work that is marked with the PDM.
Creating a Digital Portfolio
Professional Organizations and Associations
Digital Media Association
DiMA is the ambassador for the digital media industry: webcasters, online media, digital services, and technology innovators.
International Digital Media and Arts Association (iDMAa)
The International Digital Media and Arts Association (iDMAa) was founded in early 2004 by a group of 15 universities. iDMAa is dedicated to serving educators, practitioners, scholars, and organizations with interests in digital media.
Graphic Artists Guild
The Graphic Artists Guild primary purpose is to help our members build successful careers by equipping them with the skills and support needed to compete more effectively in an ever-changing field. Guild members are creative professionals and those studying to become creative professionals. We serve graphic and interactive designers, illustrators, animators, web programmers and developers.
International Game Developer's Association
Global network of collaborative projects and communities comprised of individuals from all fields of game development - from programmers and producers to writers, artists, QA and localization.
Society of Illustrators, Artists and Designers (SIAD)
Founded in 1983 and incorporated twenty years later, the Society of Illustrators, Artists and Designers (SIAD) is a not-for-profit professional organisation that exists to promote excellence in all areas of visual media, to provide an online resource for the promotion of its members, and to promote the protection of the intellectual property rights of its members.
AIGA, the Professional Association for Design
Founded in 1914, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. AIGA now represents more than 20,000 design professionals, educators and students through national activities and local programs developed by 65 chapters and 200 student groups.