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  • Hillary Miller - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    Hillary Miller Hillary Miller Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian Hillary Miller Email Me Contact Cabell Library 121 C 804 827 0462 Social Twitter Page My Guides Jan 29 2016 29 Copyright Dec 14 2015 40 Copyright for Students Oct 19 2015 10 Create Collaborate Share Dec 2 2015 7 Open Access Dec 5 2015 38 Open Access Dec 5 2015 9 Scholarly Communications My Subject Specialties No subject specialties have been

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  • Home - Research Data Management - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    distributed systems March 9 will be a full day workshop covering the basics of data management from 9 am to 4 15 pm Register here On March 10 there will be a series of workshops Register for each workshop separately Open Refine for cleaning up spreadsheets 9 am to 10 am Register here R from Scratch shows some basics of using R for analysis and visualization 10 15 am to 11 15 am Register here DMPTool provides templates for writing data management plans for grants 11 30 am to 12 15 pm Register here We will also offer R workshops later in March Please email Margaret Henderson mehenderson vcu edu if you wish to receive an email when registration opens up What RDM at VCU Libraries Can Do For You Let us help you with all your data management needs Help you write Data Management Sharing Plans as required by many grants or you can use our customized DMPTool Teach a workshop so your research team or students know how to organize and manage data Connect you with other VCU groups that can help with the storage security and analysis of your data You can also look in the Research Navigator for VCU resources Help you deposit your data in Scholars Compass for sharing and public access or assist you in identifying data repositories to preserve and share your data Help with metadata and documentation to make your data searchable and assure you are credited Taking Care of Your Data If you start planning early you can save time later when your data is easy to find use analyze and share with your collaborators Proper storage and backups help prevent data loss Some funders require a data management plan The DMPTool will make sure you include everything in the requirements

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  • Home - SOM Seminar: How to Get Your Scholarly Work Published - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    Metrics NIH Public Access Policy Author Rights Books More Resources Head TML Collections Lynne Turman Contact luturman vcu edu 804 828 0638 Tompkins McCaw Library 509 N 12th St Richmond VA 23298 Introduction How to Get Your Scholarly Work Published School of Medicine Professional Development Seminar November 17 2010 A Research Guide to items discussed in the workshop Presenters Paul Mazmanian Associate Dean Office of Evaluation Studies VCU School of

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  • Connections - Convert Video Formats - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    peripherals in recent years USB 2 cables transfer at 480 mbps Carries both audio and video signals Type A pictured to left usually connects scanners or printers where Mini and Micro work with mobile devices USB 3 Digital USB 3 cables transfer at 5 gbps Carries both audio and video signals The ports are usually blue and thankfully backwards compatible to USB 2 USB 3 1 was announced in July 2013 catching up to Thunderbolt at 10 gbps Thunderbolt Digital By Intel and Apple this cable boasts transfer speeds of 10 gbps for each of its 2 channels It supports data video and greater than 1080p audio up to 8 channels and power Data Transfer Rates Just to clarify the bit rate is the average number of bits per second passing between equipment in a data transmission system Most of us think in Bytes not bits with Bytes the first letter is always capitalized 8 bits 1 Byte and 1 000 bps 125 Bps Therefore Thunderbolt and USB 3 1 cables capable of 10 gbps transfer data at 1250 Mbps Connections DIGITAL CONNECTIONS Most computer owners have used their USB inputs or Firewire inputs for transferring data possibly with a USB Stick Memory Card Reader External Drive Printer or any of the growing number of plug n play devices If you are working with video that is already compressed as a digital file you can transfer the file to a computer or work from your storage device If your video is not yet compressed into a file you will need to output it in real time from your device to a computer The computer should automatically recognize the input source when you connect a USB or Firewire cable ANALOG CONNECTIONS If you are attempting to transfer footage from an analog source such as an old camcorder or VCR you will need to output the video in real time from your device to the capture card inputs on your computer If the computer does not have an internal video capture card you can use an external analog to digital converter These have inputs for your device such as Composite or S Video and then output via Firewire to the computer DVD and Blu ray players can have both analog and or digital outputs but the easiest means to convert video from discs is to rip them Through your computer s disk drive you can extract video or parts of video using ripping software see Conversion tab Also software that comes with your computer for authoring DVDs will often have features that allow you to pull video off discs ONCE CONNECTED Your video and or conversion software will recognize the input signal capture and compress the video into a file You will choose a format a file name and the location for saving the project and or file s There may be other settings you choose to adjust at this time like audio sample rates compression amount the connection speed of your

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  • Codecs - Convert Video Formats - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    by codecs such as DivX Xvid and Quicktime 6 and MPEG 4 part 10 AVC H 264 or Advanced Video Coding used by Quicktime 7 and by high def video media like Blu ray Discs Finding Your Codecs Locating codecs installed on a PC involves going to Control Panel Sound and Audio Devices Hardware Video Codecs Properties Properties An easier and more helpful option is to use a codec utility like Sherlock Codec Detective a standalone application for Windows XP to show all installed codecs and which ones are not working properly On a Mac installed codecs will be listed in your format options when you are exporting a movie in Quicktime iMovie or Final Cut Also if you try to play a movie and don t have the codec installed you will be told to download Codecs Codec stands for Compressor Decompressor and is an algorithm for defining compression Codecs compress your video file into a format for you to use on your computer portable media player DVD player etc Some codecs come with your computer others need to be installed Depending on which codec you use you may end up with a proprietary file extension like flv or wmv see glossary to left Some codecs bury themselves within a wrapper or container like avi or mov A container is a type of file format enclosing various types of data compressed by codecs These formats are essentially wrappers in that they don t specify what codec is being used but rather it defines how the video audio and other data is stored within the container If you have a video file and don t know which codec was used there is software available to help you identify them such as GSpot see screenshot below for Windows or VideoSpec for

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  • Conversion - Convert Video Formats - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    can be resized to suit your needs Here are some examples Format Dimension Aspect Ratio PDA 320x240 4 3 VGA 640x480 4 3 DVD NTSC 720x480 4 3 DVD PAL 720x576 4 3 XGA 1024x768 4 3 HD 1280x720 16 9 FULL HD 1920x1080 16 9 4K ULTRA 3840 2160 16 9 8K ULTRA 7680 4320 16 9 Another thing to consider is if you to try to show a widescreen video on a standard display it could either have the ends cropped off or be squished down to fit the size By Letterboxing a 16 9 video you recreate the 4 3 aspect ratio Here is a handy aspect ratio calculator for determining your resolution or vice versa Interlace When video is intended for television it is interlaced Each frame is made up of two fields of interlaced lines On a co mputer monitor this is seen as a comb effect because one field is 1 60 of a second ahead of the other If your video program provides the option interlaced video should be deinterlaced before encoding Two pass Videos can be encoded in one sweep single pass but some tools can also encode videos in two passes In the first pass the video is analyzed to see which sections require a higher or a lower bitrate In the second pass the actual encoding is done Two pass encoding takes longer but creates a video roughly 75 to 95 of the original file size at the same quality Converting Video Formats Media conversion software or transcoders come in all shapes and sizes Many are free many are cross platform Some will only import certain formats while others may have limited output options Some will handle batch processing and others offer editing options On this page are video examples

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  • Resources - Convert Video Formats - Research Guides at Virginia Commonwealth University
    Premeire After Effects Flash Final Cut and much more Digital Tutors VCU ONLY helps you make movies video games and more with the largest online video based training and tutorial library for CG 3D animation and VFX more less Click Join Virginia Commonwealth University Group then register Software GSpot A free no install application for Windows that will show your video codec framerate duration aspect ratio pixel dimension bitrate audio samplerate and more VideoSpec A free application for Macs to display detailed information on video files Compatibility of analyzed media file with QuickTime Player is provided with indication on the installation status of the necessary codec and its download link as well as compatibility with iPod iPhone AppleTV Format Factory A free multifunctional transcoder for Windows Mpeg Streamclip A free multifunctional transcoder for Macs Lightworks Lightworks is a free professional video editing system for editing and mastering digital video in various formats including 2K and 4K resolutions PAL NTSC and high definition formats Editors using Lightworks have produced numerous internationally renowned and Oscar and Emmy Award award winning feature films and television programs including The King s Speech The Departed Mission Impossible Pulp Fiction Braveheart Batman and Martin Scorsese s Hugo Resources at VCU Innovative Media VCU Libraries IM in the James Branch Cabell Library provides to the VCU Community self service cross platform video editing stations with a wide variety of capture and export options more less Stations are self service advanced appointments encouraged for consultation Call 827 3594 or email libjbcim vcu edu to make an appointment Multimedia Collaboration Room MCR Tompkins McCaw Library MCR in the Tompkins McCaw Library provides to the VCU Community a self service cross platform facility for collaborative study multimedia computing and making presentation materials World Studies Media Center WSMC offfers basic media

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