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Welcome to Web Resources

Web Resources is intended to be a “hub” for website maintainers at Waterloo. Request a website. Stay informed by joining the UWweb mailing list. And, don’t forget to familiarize yourself with the campus-wide web guidelines and policies that pertain to your site.

  1. Jan. 10, 2018SharePoint maintenance – January 17

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, January 17  from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 18.

  2. Jan. 4, 2018WCMS server emergency patching – January 4

    What is happening? The servers that host WCMS production and pilot sites (including forms, UWaterloo Scholar and WatVote) will have security patches applied.

    When is this happening? Thursday, January 4 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.

  3. Dec. 19, 2017SharePoint maintenance – December 20

    What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates will be applied to SharePoint servers. These updates will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, December 20 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21.

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  1. Jan. 23, 2018WCMS Web Form Creation [SEW 101]

    In this hands-on course we introduce the WCMS form features and guide you through creating a form, adding form components, configuring email options, and using conditionals and form validation. We'll also talk about security and privacy concerns with collecting data and how you can decide what to collect.

    Pre-requisite: WCMS for Content Maintainers [SEW099]

  2. Jan. 24, 2018Using MySharePoint [SEW122]

    MySharePoint is your personal part of SharePoint at the University of Waterloo. MySharePoint is our own hosted OneDrive with space for storing, managing and sharing your documents. This course will focus on the basics of using MySharePoint. How do I navigate a MySharePoint site? How can I add and modify content in MySharePoint? How are permissions assigned? This hands-on course will cover the basics of collaborating in SharePoint 2013 using the MySharePoint service.

  3. Jan. 24, 2018Introduction to Web Accessibility [SEW026]

    What does it mean for a website to be accessible? Your role as a content writer or editor is very important. This presentation will help you understand why accessibility is important and what is needed to make your website accessible. You will learn about the new Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the resources available.

    Pre-requisite: None
    Instructor: Liam Morland, Web Accessibility Consultant, Information Systems & Technology

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