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Poster presentations are commonly used in the academic community and are often included in conference programs. Well done posters can effectively synthesize key information and research and raise awareness about topics and issues.
A typical poster usually includes brief text, tables, graphs and/or images. A good poster is visually appealing, concisely presents the topic enunciated in the title and includes:
The following resources can help you plan, design and create a poster that successfully presents the topic of your choice:
Poster and Presentation Resources (by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate School)
Software for posters
There are several software products you can use to create a poster. Each of the following has some advantages or disadvantages. Your choice of software will depend on your preference, skills and ease of access to the following:
Note: UHWO Information Technology offers Microsoft Office365 for all qualified faculty, staff and students.
If you use images that you found on the web make sure they do not have copyright restrictions. You may ask permission to use images you find or you can use images that are in the public domain or that have a Creative Commons license.
You can find images for your presentations at:
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