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January 2011 meeting

January 5, 2011
1:30 p.m.
Administrative Center, Plaza Room

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements – Open to the group
    • Sharepoint project management site for WLG  – Alia Herrman
    • Redirects off www.umkc.edu – Alia Herrman
    • New websites launched – Alia Herrman
    • Updated header file ­– Alia Herrman
    • PHP server – Vishal Kurup
  4. Library Mobile Site updates – Barbetta Croft
  5. WordPress updates – Vishal Kurup
    • Bulletin board
    • Individual installations
  6. Process for posting video to media servers – Vishal Kurup
  7. Presentation – CSS3 – Vishal Kurup
  8. Resources/Cool tools
  9. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

Actions

  • If you have a suggestion for a redirect for www.umkc.edu, please email the webmaster.
  • Please update any links on your site that point to the SCE, Med, and Admissions sites, as they have been updated.
  • If you have manually coded the header and footer into your website, please update it with the new version.
  • If you want to place a video on the media server, please submit a video request form, and also send your video file through the digital dropbox.

Meeting Notes

November 2010 meeting

November 2, 2010
9:30 a.m.
Administrative Center, Plaza Room

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements – Open to the group
    1. Web Editing Help Sessions – Alia Herrman
    2. Constant Contact email vendor – John Verssue
    3. Others?
  4. Data Warehousing Services – Andrew Draker
  5. Presentation: Harvest Public Media – Tim Lloyd
  6. Resources/Cool tools
  7. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

Actions

  • Please inform anyone who might find the web editing help sessions helpful.
  • If anyone needs information about email blasts, please let them know about Constant Contact. Remember, the campus is not required to use Constant Contact, UComm only recommends them as an E-mail vendor. John Verssue can answer questions about the vendor.
  • Please view the mobile library test the site and let Barb know if you run into any glitches.
  • Please view the University Communications site and provide feedback.
  • If you would like to request data from the Data Warehouse, please use the online form or contact Andrew Draker and allow at least five business days for your request to be processed.
  • Please explore the Harvest Public Media site and all of its features and see if there are components that you can apply to your own website strategy.
  • If you know of any cool online tools or resources, please email the webmaster account.

Meeting Notes

September 2010 meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements – Open to the group
    • Updates to Header and Footer – Alia Herrman
  4. Data Warehousing Services – Andrew Draker
  5. Presentation: Building Forms – Josh Charles
  6. Resources/Cool tools
  7. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

August 2010 meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements – Open to the group
    • Student Life website name change – Alia Herrman
  4. Presentation: Designing with Photoshop – Alia Herrman
  5. Resources/Cool tools
  6. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

Actions

  • Please update any links on your site that are currently directed to the student life URL: http://www.umkc.edu/stulife to http://www.umkc.edu/getinvolved, beginning at 3pm on Aug 3.
  • To be added to the Developers group meeting requests and listserv, please contact Vishal Kurup.

Meeting Notes

July 2010 meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements
    • Web 2 update – Jim Schonemann
    • Coldfusion on virtual machines-Jim Schonemann
    • Developer Group update –  Vishal Kurup
  4. Presentation:  Why Usability Testing – Kelley Martin
  5. Resources/Cool tools
  6. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

Actions

  • Web2 is set to retire on June 30, please alert Alia Herrman or Beth Mussmann of any files you still have on the server.
  • To be added to the Developers group meeting requests and listserv, please contact Vishal Kurup

Meeting Notes

  1. Welcome
  2. May Meeting recap – Vishal
  3. Announcements
    1. Web2 update: web2 will retire on June 30, please ensure all of your files are removed before then – Jim
      • Action: notify Beth or Alia if you still have files on web2
    2. Virtual Machines: all academic unit web servers have been set up on virtual machines. All units now have access to a development and production server – Jim
  4. Developer Group: Vishal will hold separate meetings with the developers and programmers on campus. The meetings will be held the Friday after the WLG meetings.
    • Action: To be added to the Developers group meeting requests and listserv, please contact Vishal Kurup
  5. Presentation: Why Usability Testing – Kelley Martin with the Miller Nichols Library

June 2010 meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements
    • Web 2 – Jim Schonemann
    • A note about Web cleanup – Alia
  4. Presentation: HTML 5 – Vishal
  5. Resources/Cool tools
  6. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

Actions

  1. Web2: please continue to move your web files from the web2 server to the dev and prod servers as the server retires on June 30.
  2. If your web folder on dev and prod contains folder names that start with an underscore, please delete these files. Please do not remove these files on the web2 server.

Presentation:  Vishal presented an introduction to  HTML5.

May 2010 meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome
  2. Recap of last meeting
  3. Announcements
    • DCMA Requirements-Alia
    • Trends Subcommittee “call for members”-Alia
    • Welcome Center link on academic pages-Alia
    • Dropbox.umkc.edu-Jim Schonneman
  4. Presentation: Photography – Deanna Yesko
  5. Resources/Cool tools
  6. Web Survey – Alia
  7. Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

Actions

  1. If you are not using the standard UMKC footer, add the DMCA link to your footer as soon as possible.
  2. If you maintain an academic unit site, please consider adding a link to the welcome center on your homepage or another prominent area of your site. Students can request a personal visit day year round.
  3. Let Jim Schonemann know of any problems you encounter with the digital dropbox.
  4. If you need to hire a professional photographer, please email Anastasia Mellott for a list of photographers.
  5. If you have not completed a Web Liaisons Group Survey, please do so and send it to Beth Mussmann, AC 330.

Meeting Notes