The UIS departments and web pages listed below may be helpful to you in maintaining your department website and other multimedia projects:
For ALL technical support issues related to email, software, computers, and websites, start with a call or email to the Technology Support Center:
The Office of Web Services offers documentation for Contribute users with steps for specific tasks you may need to accomplish within Contribute.
As part of the FAQ section of their website, Information Technology Services’ Technology Support Center at UIS defines what a Legacy website is, along with details concerning how to publich Legacy websites using Adobe Contribute and Dreamweaver.
The Information Technology Services department at UIS offers training on a number of multimedia software products, including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, and more.
Podcasting refers to choosing audio files from a designated web resource and loading them on a digital music [MP3] player or a computer. A unique feature of a podcast is the ability to subscribe to a feed [audio], which automatically updates at intervals defined by your podcast software. Visit the podcast resource at UIS for more information.
RSS – Really Simple Syndication – is a popular means of sharing content. RSS feeds contain headlines and hyperlinks to longer articles or web pages. Desktop software applications known as news readers – or aggregators – collect, update and display RSS feeds.
To subscribe to feeds from UIS, click on the link above, copy the URL for one of the feeds listed on the Newsroom webpage, and paste it into the subscribe function of your news reader or aggregator.
Technology Day is an annual event showcasing innovative ways our faculty, staff and students are using technology on the campus of the University of Illinois Springfield. Featured are demonstrations, speakers and opportunities to exchange knowledge and expertise related to technology and education.
iTunes U is a free, cross-platform multimedia distribution and learning environment system wherein educational content is hosted online and made available to students in podcast format. Illinois Springfield is a member of iTunes University. We’ve got loads of audio and video you can enjoy on the fly or download to your computer. Take us with you anywhere.
The Campus Web Policy was established to ensure a high quality, marketing and service-oriented Web presence, including a coordinated presentation of accurate and important information, directed to a wide variety of constituents.
The Toolbox is a free suite of online tools designed to help University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students accomplish their web and communication responsibilities quickly and easily. The Toolbox includes Surveys, Calendars, Forms, eNewsletters, Group Management, Discussion Boards, Short URL’s, and much more. You can create any of these online services without hiring a programmer.
For faculty, staff, and students who create and/or edit UIS web sites, go to the Center for Teaching and Learning writing tutorial page and find some helpful “Writing for the Web” resources.