Today's digital world has a language all its own. Digital Information Management: A Survival Guide to Digital Multimedia is designed to help college students, educators, and professionals learn how to communicate their ideas using the basic elements of digital media. Devoting a chapter to each tool, it skillfully introduces multimedia components such as text, graphics, audio, animation, and video. It discusses both the legal issues surrounding intellectual property and also how to combine various digital elements for maximum impact. Accompanied by an application software CD-ROM, this book provides the tools needed to express thoughts and ideas effectively in today's digital world.Ethier, Stephen J. is the author of 'Digital Information Management An Essential Guide to Multimedia', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131997738 and ISBN 0131997734.