3, Issue 1 (Winter 2019)
Adobe Spark: A Web-based, Customizable Graphic Design Tool
Samuel F. Liston, Oceanside Public Library
Monique B. Liston, NuVasive, Inc.
Libraries Journal, volume 3, issue 1, pages 19-25
Adobe Spark is a user-friendly, cloud-based graphic design tool that
can be used by staff at any skill level to develop library marketing
content. Using Adobe Spark libraries can maintain a consistent look and
feel throughout a variety of marketing campaigns. Adobe Spark can
create social media posts, flyers, web pages, presentations, and video
stories. Templates and themes can be adapted with stock content or with
content from the user. Adobe Spark’s capabilities, functionality and
limitations are discussed, as well as its free and subscription options
Liston, S.F., & Liston, M.B. (2019). Adobe Spark: A Web-based, Customizable Graphic Design Tool.
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