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5 Tools to Help You Understand Accessibility

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016 by Drew Chiles

Computers and the Internet have changed our classroom expectations by increasing the access to information, resources, and other people. As digital media develops and grows, there is an increasing push to ensure that all people have equal access to digital content regardless of their physical abilities. Accessibility includes creating course materials and using websites that are designed in a logical and intuitive way so they can be used as effectively as possible.

Unlimited Space (…is something we don’t have)

Posted on: December 8th, 2015 by Robby Seitz

WordPress users: Are bloated image files taking up all the space in your website? Try replacing them with optimized versions in order to save room.

Introducing myOleMiss 2.0

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by TERRIE THOMPSON

In a few weeks, you’ll notice some big changes to your myOleMiss interface. Since rolling out the original portal design in 2008, all of our first-hand experience and collected feedback have provided us with clear directions for improving it. On September 20, we’ll be rolling out those improvements to everyone. Here are some highlights.

Virtual Workshops Offered on Making Websites Accessible

Posted on: October 31st, 2013 by Anne M. Klingen

Learn more about developing accessible websites for students, staff, and faculty with disabilities by attending virtual conference sessions.  The Accessing Higher Ground Virtual Conference focuses on the implementation and benefits of Accessible Media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the higher education setting.  There are numerous sessions on best practices for web design, reaching untapped […]

Important Reminder: Compliance with UM Accessibility of Technology Services Policy

Posted on: June 19th, 2013 by Deetra Wiley

Please be reminded that all UM Web content (websites and Web pages) must be in at least minimal compliance with the guidelines addressed in the  UM Accessibility of Technology Services Policy by September 1, 2013.  The goal of making technology accessible is to eliminate barriers to electronic material for all potential users, including those who […]

New Search Application is Better than Ever

Posted on: December 4th, 2012 by

  Sai Kiran Vudutala is a computer science graduate student whose goal was to make searching the university’s website better and easier.  The new Search application, available on the UM home page, is better than ever.  Until now, it was often difficult to find specific things on the UM Website because the old search relied […]

UM Website Redesign Project: Announcement of Survey Winners

Posted on: October 30th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

In October, the University of Mississippi (UM) conducted a survey on the UM Website Redesign Project to gauge initial reactions and to gather input for future enhancements to the UM Website. The survey was open to students, parents, employees, alumni, fans and other interested individuals who were age 18 or older. To be eligible to win, survey participants […]