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Web Editor Meetings

K-State Web Editor Meetings are scheduled for the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon.

Upcoming meetings

October 1, 2015

Come join our discussion Website Best Practices. 11 a.m. to noon in Room 227 of the K-State Student Union.

Previous meetings

September 3, 2015:  The first meeting of the academic year will feature a State of the K-State Web Presence presentation by Neil Erdwien. 11 a.m. to noon in Room 206 of the K-State Student Union.

There will not be a meeting August 6, 2015 but please be watching for the September 3rd, 2015 meeting

May 7, 2015: Change of topic:  Neil Erdwien will discuss how to create image galleries using the CMS. 11 a.m. to noon in Room 207 of the K-State Student Union.

April 2, 2015:  Canceled.

March 5, 2015: The March meeting demonstrated creating web forms using the CMS.  A screencast of the demonstration is available. Unfortunately, the audio dropped out about 45 minutes into the 58 minute presentation.

January and February meetings were canceled. 

December 4: Cliff Hight, University Archivist, discussed Archive-It, a web archiving service available to K-State.  11 a.m. to noon in the Hemisphere room, Hale Library.  Cliff's presentation, Web Archiving at K-State, is available.

November 6:  This month covered new and advanced Google Analytics features, K-State Student Union, room 207.

September 4:  The first Web Editors' meeting of the semester will be from 11 a.m. to noon Sept. 4 in Room 227 of the K-State Student Union.

This month we will discuss two topics. First, an open discussion of the OmniUpdate version 10 upgrade will be an opportunity to provide feedback on the new system and the upgrade process.

The second topic will be upcoming tweaks to the format of pages published through the CMS, or content management system. The changes have been integrated into the new Admissions site, and will be rolled out to all pages later this month.

May 1:  Julie Fosberg demonstrated the upcoming version 10 of OmniUpdate.

April 4, 2014:  Changes are coming to CMS pages.  Improved responsive web design will improve how K-State webpages display on phones, tablets, etc.

March 6, 2014:  Janelle Corkill and Donna Hodgins discussed the use of the university calendar.  Attendees learned how the university events calendar is integrated into the content management system, how to add calendar events, how to incorporate the calendar in a Web page, as well as other helpful hints and tips.  The university events calendar is located at www.k-state.edu/calendar.  It acts as the primary information directory for events on campus and is integrated into K-State's Web publishing system and digital signage. 

February 6, 2014:  Neil Erdwien, web services director, described upcoming changes and enhancements planned for K-State's web content management system in the first half of 2014.

September 9, 2011:  Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson from Disability Support Services will talk about accessibility and the Internet. A PowerPoint presentation is available.

October 3, 2011:  Susan Berhow, Assistant Dir. of Communications - K-State Foundation

November 7, 2011:  Jim Mock, Director of Video Production Services at K-State.

December 5, 2011:  David Mayes, Manager, Photo Services at K-State. Powerpoint presentation is available

February 6, 2012:  Tara Coleman, Web Services Librarian and Assistant Professor, will discuss the services Hale Library offers.

March 5, 2012:  Pat Melgares, who will speak to K-State Research and Extension's overall marketing strategy.  Leadership Studies Bldg. Room 201, Student Conference Room.

April 2, 2012:  Dr. Emily Lehning from Admissions/New Student Services will speak to how prospective students use our website.  Leadership Studies Bldg. Room 112, classroom.