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You can never be too prepared

At her previous university, Erika had hundreds of social accounts managed by different people. To navigate crisis communications and create a consistent voice and tone in responses she created this helpful response chart.

UF&Shands and Social Media

The Social Media landscape is not static. It’s tectonically active, and changes from day to day. That’s why you need to start with a geological survey to make sure what you build can withstand the environment. Before setting forth on creating an account, it’s important to…

Google+ Pages are Here

Google+ took off like a rocket. It only took 16 days for the social media platform to reach 10,000,000 users. Now Google+ has launched pages for businesses, organizations, and institutes. What does this mean for the Academic Health Center? Looking Under the Hood Here we see the Google+…

Importance and Implications of IT Security

Information security is a hot topic nowadays. As a web programmer, I am responsible for making sure the web applications are as secure as it can be. When I work with other web developers, I noticed that there are still people out there who aren’t aware of the…

Importance and Implications of IT Security

Information security is a hot topic nowadays. As a web programmer, I am responsible for making sure the web applications are as secure as it can be. When I work with other web developers, I noticed that there are still people out there who aren’t aware of the…

Accessibility Resources

University of Florida Resources Evaluating for Access Web Administration – Evaluating site accessibility External Resources Resources for Learning More about Accessibility Usability.gov – Accessibility Web Accessibility Initiative – W3C WebAIM – Web Accessibility In Mind UF Health Accessibility UF…

UF Health Accessibility Policy

Accessibility involves a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities. Although these guidelines cover a wide range of issues, they are not able to address the needs of people with all types, degrees, and combinations of disability. These guidelines also make…

Accessibility Best Practices

University of Florida Web Accessibility Guidelines Reference UF Web Accessibility Guidelines Best Practices Much of this section draws from the WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind) project, a Utah State University initiative, online at www.webaim.org. The information below…

Accessibility and UF Health Templates

UF Health templates are designed to meet Level A and Level AA standards set forth by the Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) 2.0. WCAG 2,0 was developed through the W3C in cooperation with individuals and organizations around the world with the goal of created a shared international standard for…