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Frequently Asked Questions

Downstate

Yes. New Media Services has logos available for download.

Visit the Logos page »

Yes.

The Site map is located in the top menu of Downstate's menu bar and is called the A-Z Guide.

To send your site for review so it can be added to the A-Z Guide, please contact Aaron Cormier

Art & Photo

Photography jobs are scheduled at least a week in advance.

Please contact Marcos Lainez in our Photography Department at 718.270.7564
or

Call main department phone number 718.270.7550

Yes.

Any outside media must be scheduled and escorted by a member of the

Office of Communications and Marketing.

We are able to scan 35mm slides or photographs and burn them to a CD, DVD or copy to your flash drive.

The best slides to digitize are specimen or medical images, not text slides. Slides with text copy are best re-typed into the presentation application of your choice.

Main department phone number 718.270.7550

Yes.

We design and produce brochures, annual reports and event posters.

Please contact our designer at 718.270.7553 or email frank.fasano@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718.270.7550

Poster Sessions can be made for you by our staff. Go to our Poster Sessions guidelines to get started.

Poster Session jobs are usually scheduled one to two weeks in advance.

Pre-Formatted files can often be done in less time. PowerPoint and PDF files are the most common formats accepted.

Please call the production manager at 718.270.7553 or email frank.fasano@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718.270.7550

 Yes. Go to our poster sessions guidelines and select templates.

For further guidence lease contact Frank Fasano at 718.270.7553 or email frank.fasano@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718.270.7550

No.

However DupliOnline is an approved state vendor that will accomodate Business Card production.

The guidelines and external service for letterhead, envelopes, business cards and memo pads are posted on Office of Communications and Marketing's Stationery webpage.

Video

Yes.

We have a production studio or we can do location work.

Please contact our Video Services team or 718.270.7573 or email

Main department phone number 718.270.7550

Yes.

Please contact Ustinov Luke @ Ustinov.Luke@downstate.edu or call  718.270.7573 for latest teleconference services 

Yes.

We can copy a number of tape formats and DVDs as long as it doesn't violate copyright law.

Please contact our Video Services team at 718.270.7570 or 718.270.7573 or email 

Ustinov.Luke@downstate.edu

Web

Please contact our Web Developer at 718.270.7572 or email acormier@downstate.edu

Main department phone number 718.270.7550

Web sites need content, and content for a web site is text as well as graphics and photographs.

The best way to start a web site is to collect and organize this content in a way that makes sense to you. You know your subject, so use that when getting ready to present it to the world in a web page.

To ask questions and get advice, contact our web developer, Aaron Cormier, at 718-270-7572 or email aaron.cormier@downstate.edu

In order proceed with a web site, New Media Services will need a requisition with an active account number. Once the paperwork is in order, a beta site will be created as a way to proof and review the site as it grows.

For questions about billing, contact our department administrator, Lila Jones, at 718-270-7550 or email lila.jones@downstate.edu

If you have been set up with our Content Management System, OMNIUPDATE, you can make edits yourself.

If you have no access to the site, then contact our web development team for more informatoin.

If you have been given permission to add a slide to website slide show, then please follow these specs:

All slider images are 800 px by 462 px
Please limit the text used in the slide.

Below are some examples of the sliders used for the homepage.

Version 1:

Slider Preview

 

Version 2:

Slider Template

 

Version 3:

Slider Preview

 

How it Displays:

Slider Image