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January 2020 Meeting Notes & Links

Adobe Introduces a Better Way to Work with PDFs in Box

MS Azure – Free accounts & free training

Adobe Creative Collabs – Remix Adobe Stock Against the Clock
Full Playlist -

Spark: The Social Media Trends That Will Shape How We Work in 2020

Spark: Spotlight on Instagram: 3 Things to Create in 2020

Experience Cloud now cloud native

2020 security patches for CC

Updates to Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Scan is a free mobile scanner and OCR tool

Adobe Character Animator Wins Emmy Award

Gone in a Flash: Adobe to discontinue the plugin by the end of 2020
What does this mean for Chronos and others that require it?

Typekit is now Adobe Fonts

Émigré Fonts now available in Adobe CC

Adobe acquires Facebook’s Oculus Medium

First Photoshop & Now Illustrator on iPad

Adobe and IBM iX Extend Partnership to Help Enterprises Design Powerful and Consistent Customer Experiences
New design system as a service offering, built on Adobe XD, allows organizations to introduce new digital products to market faster.

Announcing the Adobe+ISTE Certified Educator Challenge

Don’t miss the ISTE Ed Influencers podcast
This dynamic podcast from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) features a new episode with Tacy Trowbridge, head of Adobe’s global education programs. Hear Tacy discuss how to help your students become creative problem-solvers.

Adobe CMO: 2020 Trends, Predictions, & New Opportunities

99U – Creative Career Resource (blog) –

Creatives share their vision for 2020 and beyond

Guide to Staying Motivated

Upcoming Conferences:

Vertex 2D & 3D Artist’s Conference – London, England – February 27-28
(Cool Website)

Adobe (Marketing) Summit – LasVegas, NV – March 29-April 2

AIGA Design Conference – Pittsburgh, PA – March 30 –April 1

GenerateJS – Shoredich, London, England – April 20, 2020

CreativePro Week – June 1-5, 2020 in Austin, TX

The Indesign Conference – June 1-4, 2020

PsAi (Photoshop & Illustrator) - June 1-3

Click – The Presentation Conference – June 3-5

PePcon – Bridging Print & Digital Publishing - June 4-5

Adobe 99U Conferece – New York, NY – June 3-5

NETC 2020 – Washington State University, Pullman, WA – June 15-18

Instructurecon 2020 – Canvas LMS conference – July 28-30 – Nashville, TN

ISTE EdTech Conference – Anaheim, CA – June 28-July 1

Adobe MAX 2020 – Los Angeles, CA – Oct. 19-21

Educause – Boston, MA - October 26-29, 2020

AAACE 2020 – Reno, NV – October 27-30



Spring MDRL Workshops @ AU - Adobe Creative Cloud


Below please find information about the workshops the MDRL is offering for the Spring semester. Thank you for joining us and helping spread the word, we enjoy supporting you and your colleagues and students in your creative endeavors!


Spring Adobe Creative Cloud Workshops by AU Libraries’ Media and Digital Resource Lab 

To help users learn how to use the creative applications of the Adobe Creative Cloud currently offered to students for free by the University, the Auburn University Libraries’ Media and Digital Resource Lab (MDRL) is offering instructional workshops open to all Auburn students, faculty, and staff. Topics include Getting Started with Adobe Creative Cloud, Designing for Screens: Adobe XD for Beginners, Adobe Photoshop for BeginnersDigital Video: Adobe Premiere Rush and more. Learn to use creative apps to enhance classroom assignments, present research, and design and publish both print and online content.  


Workshops will take place in the RBD Library, 3rd floor lab. View MDRL Workshop information at Register at



Additional Adobe Resources:

Adobe Stock: some “Images” are available for free when you log in with your AU Adobe ID!



Happy New Year!


Chelsy Hooper, M.Ed.

Information Technology Specialist

Auburn University Libraries

Media and Digital Resource Lab

231 Mell St.

Auburn, AL 36849

(334) 844-8102

Adobe Campus Leader


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