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Visual Resources: Do It Yourself LUNA Help

Located in the Ford Campus Library, Visual Resources manages the content of digital image databases for teaching and research purposes using LUNA software.

Beyond the General Tutorial

This page goes beyond the general LUNA tutorial found under the "For Faculty" and "For Students" tabs (above) in order to answer frequently asked questions and provide deeper instruction.  Personalized faculty instruction is always an option if preferred.

Important Announcement: LUNA has a new look that makes navigation easier.  However, please DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK US FOR HELP if you find LUNA features in unfamiliar places.  We are here during regular office hours (8-4).  And, as always, your questions, requests, and suggestions are our top priority.  (313) 664-7643 or (313) 664-7629.

Frequently Asked Questions

Instruction Demos

  LUNA Slide Shows and Dynamic Presentations

Full Length Tutorial

Slide shows and Dynamic Presentations (4:56 min)

Create and edit a presentation (5:01 min) 

The PowerPoint Option

In order to download from LUNA into PowerPoint, you must first have downloading rights.  See the "For Faculty" tab for the contract download.

After forming a LUNA media group, click on the Export prompt.

The information (metadata) also travels to your PowerPoint.  It can be found between the slides.  You can cut and paste it to fit your PowerPoint requirements and design.

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One-on-one help can be arranged by calling Visual Resources (313. 664-7643) on the Ford Campus, or Academic Technologies at the Taubman Center for Design Education (313. 664-1500).  Office locations: Visual Resources, Main Library, Ford Campus and Academic Technologies, Sixth Floor, Taubman Center.