Microsoft Office/Adobe

PowerPoint/MS Suite/Adobe Illustrator

  • The Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint/Publisher/Excel/Word) has a range of software which can be used in the creation and for the promotion of infographics.
  • The Adobe package (Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator) tends to be aimed at those with some experience in creating images and documents/files.
  • One example of how you can use Microsoft Publisher is using Publisher and then converting it via a free pdf creator
  • Cost: MS Office Suite is freely available on NHS networks.
  • Adobe access can vary by teams and trusts. Please see your IT department for further advice.

Examples:

University of Huddersfield Library – using Adobe Illustrator

University of Huddersfield

Blended approach: Karen Holmden, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare used http://www.canva.com and http://www.freedigitalphotos.net to source the images and graphics, and then Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint to create it.

SaSH infographic

Blended Approach: Paul Edwards, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Knowledge and Library Service used a combination of Microsoft Publisher and Pixabay.

Infographic – Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Training and Support:

Microsoft Office Support: https://support.office.com/

Adobe Support: https://helpx.adobe.com/uk/support.html?promoid=RGJ8NLP8&mv=other

Other Resources

These are from various sectors and include UK and international examples.

Libraries Matter: 18 fantastic library infographics and charts

Libraries matter: 18 fantastic library infographics and charts

Over 35+ examples specifically aimed at embedding infographics into Powerpoint. Please note some of these resources may require the sharing of some information.

35+ Free Infographic PowerPoint Templates To Power Your Presentations